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Teacher of Computer Studies

Closing Date: June 27, 2018 23:00

Location: Walworth Academy - (London)

Salary: £29,377 - £36,483

Hours: Full time

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Teacher of Computer Studies

June 2018

Dear Candidate

 

Thank you for considering Walworth Academy for your next appointment.

We are looking for a teacher to consistently deliver high quality teaching and learning so that the rates of student progress are accelerated in Computer Science.

The Computer Science department is at a very exciting stage on its journey towards outstanding, having produced excellent results, both at GCSE and BTEC level. Walworth Academy needs teachers who have a strong moral purpose and who really want to make a difference to the lives and futures of our students. Your drive and determination must be steadfast. If these are your qualities and your intentions, then Walworth Academy is the right place for you.

Walworth Academy maximises every opportunity for teachers to reflect, take risks and therefore continually improve their classroom practice. This is inherent to our philosophy and essential to being reflective practitioners and high quality professionals.

Being the best that you can be is not only the Academy’s motto but it is an unwavering expectation of all our staff.

If your aspirations match Walworth Academy’s then please do apply for this post.

To apply, please go to: http://walworthacademy.org/vacancies . Please submit your application by 11am by 20th June 2018. If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Human Resources on 020 7450 9570 or visit our website www.walworthacademy.org

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours sincerely,                       

 

Yvonne Powell OBE

Principal

Walworth Academy

 

 

 

 

 

Job Description: Teacher of Computer Science

Reports to:             Head of Computer Science

Start date:              September 2018 (earlier start available)

Salary:                    ARK MPS (Inner London + 2.5%)

 

The Role

To deliver high quality teaching and learning of Computer Science and therefore ensure students achieve excellent academic progress and results.

 

To design engaging and challenging lessons that inspire our students.

 

Key responsibilities

  • To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard.
  • 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.
  • To be a self-reflective practitioner and purposefully develop your own areas for improvement
  • To keep up to date records of your lesson planning, students’ punctuality, attendance, attainment progress, work done and homework set, according to school and department policy.
  • To keep up to date with new developments in the curriculum

 

Teaching and Learning

  • Enrich the curriculum with trips and visits to enhance the learning experience of all students
  • With direction of the Head of Department and within the context of the academy’s curriculum and schemes of learning, plan and prepare effective teaching modules and lessons
  • Teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment
  • Use regular assessments to set targets for students, monitor student progress and respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring
  • To produce/contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual and groups of pupils
  • Maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications
  • Implement and adhere to the academy’s behaviour management policy, ensuring the health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times
  • Participate in preparing pupils for external examinations.

 

 

Academy Culture

  • Support the academy’s values and ethos by contributing to the development and implementation of policies practices and procedures
  • Help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships
  • Help develop a small school/department culture and ethos that is utterly committed to achievement
  • To be active in issues of student welfare and support
  • Support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professional in and beyond the school, covering lessons and providing other support as required.

 

Other

  • Undertake , and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant training and professional development
  • Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department or Principal.

 

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