ICT and Computer Science Teacher
ICT and Computer Science Teacher
Are you an experienced teacher of A-level ICT and Computer Science interested in hearing of new roles from February 2019? If so Tradewind Recruitment may have the role for you.
An OFSTED graded 'Outstanding' school in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham have contacted us to assist in the recruitment of a full-time A-level ICT and Computer Science Teacher to join them from February on either a long-term contract until the end of the academic year, with the view to a permanent contract; the role offers a very competitive salary available in line with experience (Main Pay Scale Inner London - £28,660 - £39,006)
Tradewind Recruitment have supplied staff to this school for the last 15 years so can vouch for what a brilliant environment it is to work in. The behaviour is deemed 'Outstanding' and the support from the staff base is second to none, regardless of the department.
The school is set in a brand new £20 million-pound building built on the old playing fields. It opened this September 2017 so it is a very exciting time to join the school. We successfully helped the school recruit 3 permanent members of staff for the beginning of this academic year and they are all giving excellent feedback from their respective departments.
It is a medium sized school, which-feedback states-enables the school to give all pupils the close attention and individual help they need to best develop their talents. Catering for a wide range of academic ability, current GCSE are at an all-time high and they are proud to be in the top 100 schools nationally for KS2-GCSE 'value added'.
The department is made up of 10 full-time members of staff, 2 part-time and 2 ICT technicians; experienced and newly qualified teachers alike so regardless of your level of experience you will be joined by like minded colleagues. Tradewind Recruitment have supplied this particular department with staff many times over the years and as a result can vouch for the level of support you will receive in the next step of your career.
Responsibilities for this A-level ICT and Computer Science Role include:
This role will involve teaching small, classes of approximately 25 motivated girls and boys with an almost 50/50 timetable split across the Key Stages.
*To follow the school's curriculum and assessment methodology (which are largely based on the National Curriculum)
*To assess prospective pupil applications
*To do at least one duty a week (paid additional)
*Core hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm, with one 8am duty for one week per year. Junior School teaching is between 9am and 3:15pm
*To attend staff meetings and parents' evenings as required out of school hours
*To contribute to 'house' and other whole school activities (e.g. sports day)
*Occasional internal cover of absent staff
The school adopts a policy of supportive rigour when developing girls' academic and extra-curricular performance. Small class sizes mean that teachers have the opportunity to pay close attention to their pupils and develop each of the children's skills.
The ideal candidate for this ICT and Computer Science role will:
*be experienced and/or qualified to teach Key Stage 3 to 5 ICT and Computer Science
*be empathetic to the students and contribute to the school's friendly, enthusiastic atmosphere.
*be familiar with the national curriculum and assessment methodology
*A sense of warmth and having a caring outlook.
*Any other skills or subject expertise may be helpful.
More information for this ICT and Computer Science Teacher role:
*Small class sizes mean that teachers have the opportunity to pay close attention to their pupils and develop each child's skills.
*Lunch is provided by the school
*The school has very low staff turnover
*A school allowance is paid on top of Inner London Main Pay Scale
Based in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham; easily commutable from across London, with great underground, overground and bus links; even if you are not currently living West, the chances are this school is easily commutable.
By working with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To join us and be successful in this ICT and Computer Science Teacher role you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK
Please contact Eamonn at Tradewind Recruitment for more information and potential interview.
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