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Teacher of Computer Science for September 2018

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Job Description:

Teacher of Computer Science for September 2018.

Teaching Personnel is working in partnership with a school based in the Basingstoke area that are looking to appoint a well qualified teacher of computer science to join them in September 2018. The school in one of many that makes up one of the most successful academy trusts in the whole of the UK. The trust pays typically 2.5% higher than the national pay scale for teachers with staff well-being high on their agenda. The Trust prides themselves on the continual professional development opportunities they offer their staff across the trust as a whole.

The Computing department is a small yet emerging department in comparison to other departments in the school, however has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere led by an experienced and very supportive subject leader. The department regularly shares resources and staff work in collaboration with one another. Students who choose to study Computer Science at KS4 follow a preparatory course in Year 9 which helps students to consolidate some key subject areas prior to moving on to the GCSE syllabus for years 10 and 11.

The Role:

  • To deliver outstanding teaching and learning of Computer Science in KS 3/4 and therefore help students achieve excellent academic results, and be a role-model/impact the academy more widely.
  • To design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate Computer Science and its application.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress.
  • To provide a nurturing classroom and academy environment that helps students to develop as learners.
  • To help to maintain/establish discipline across the whole academy.
  • To contribute to the effective working of the academy.

Person Specification for the role:

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualified to degree level and above
  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK


  • Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment.
  • Experience of reflecting on and improving teaching practice to increase student achievement.
  • Evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though schemes of work and extra-curricular activities.


  • Up to date knowledge in the curriculum area.
  • Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and standards of results and behaviour.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis so any potential applicants who are considering applying for the role are encouraged to apply ASAP. Applications from NQT's are most welcome.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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