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Computer Science Teacher

Kennet School, Thatcham, Berkshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Computing
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)

Job summary

Computer Science Teacher
Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)
Contract: Full Time (Permanent)
Required for: September 2021

We are looking for somebody who shares our passion for this subject and our drive to develop the outstanding programmers and computer scientists of the future. The Computer Science department is a beacon of excellence both locally and nationally. We have a very strong uptake at KS4 and 5 where pupils achieve outstanding results.

At Kennet, we value our teachers and invest heavily in professional development. We are committed to developing teachers at all stages in their careers.

We offer:

• an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals;
• a well-resourced department, with clear vision and leadership;
• outstanding facilities and resources in a brand new Computer Science block;
• high quality inset days, Minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke 3 year induction programme for new teachers & leadership development programmes;
• a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
• rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
• an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’.

For further insight into this role and working at Kennet School please take a look at our application pack in the attachments below.

We would like you to be:
• able to teach Computer Science up to GCSE and preferably A Level.
• creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
• committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
• willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
• hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

How to Apply

The easiest way to apply is by clicking the ‘Quick Apply’ button in TES. Alternatively you can download our application form from the ‘vacancies’ section of our website and send your completed document to office@kennetschool.co.uk.

We welcome enquiries prior to application, so please get in touch with Chris Ellison, Deputy Headteacher for more information (cellison@kennetschool.co.uk).

Deadline & Interview Dates

Deadline for applications is 9am, Monday, 18 January 2021 and candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after. Interview date: Wednesday 20th January

Additional Information

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check.

Employee benefits

• an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals;
• a well-resourced department, with clear vision and leadership;
• outstanding facilities and resources in a brand new Computer Science block;
• high quality inset days, Minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke 3 year induction programme for new teachers & leadership development programmes;
• a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
• rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
• an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never

Applying for the job

Please apply via https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/computer-science-teacher-west-berkshire-1390698

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1797 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Kennet School

Kennet is a dynamic and ambitious 11-18 comprehensive school which opened in September 1957. The school has grown over the last 60 years, both in terms of size and success. We currently have approximately 1,780 pupils on roll including strong numbers in the Sixth Form at around 350 pupils. We were judged by Ofsted to be Outstanding in May 2016 and have accumulated a number of awards including Arts Mark Platinum, Exceptional Schools Award, NACE Challenge Award and Investors in Careers. We are currently working on the Sandwell Well-Being Charter Mark focusing on the mental health and well-being of our whole organisation.

Arranging a visit to Kennet School

We welcome enquiries prior to application, so please get in touch with Chris Ellison, Deputy Headteacher for more information (cellison@kennetschool.co.uk).

School location

Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL

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