Computing Teacher (Full-time or Part-time) Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

Job description

We are looking for a teacher to join our Computer Science Department at a very exciting time.

WHSG has just been designated to be one of 30 Computing Hubs working across the country to to deliver CPD and school to school support across the area of North East London, Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

Required from September 2020, an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Computing to teach throughout the school KS3, KS4 and KS5

WHSG has become one of the first schools in England to be awarded official Computer Hub status by the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE), in order to provide support for primary and secondary computing teachers in schools in the area. It is recognition of the high-quality standards we set in computing education at this school and our track record of supporting other schools over a number of years. This is an exciting time to be joining Computer Science with opportunities to be involved in the development of this programme.

The Computing department is a strong and successful department, committed to continually improving teaching methods to provide greatest benefit to the students.

The ethos is one of high expectations with a wide variety of exciting enrichment activities in place. The personal development of all staff is a priority. There is a comprehensive induction programme and excellent opportunities for high quality CPD.

The successful candidate should:

Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
Be innovative and able to turn ideas and opportunities into successful practice
Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong relationships with all stakeholders and enthuse students
Be enthusiastic, a team player, self-motivated and committed to further professional development
Westcliff is a highly successful and oversubscribed Girls Grammar and National Teaching School and identified as outstanding by Ofsted. Our pupils are hard working and a pleasure to teach.

Westcliff High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure via the DBS which meets the requirements of the school.

Essential educational requirements

 Degree in relevant subject area

Essential qualifications

 Qualified teacher.
 Degree in relevant subject area.
 Appropriate recent INSET

Essential skills and experience

 Evidence of successful teaching experience at Key Stage 3 and/or 4.
 Experience of effectively using ICT in the classroom to support teaching and learning.
 Evidence of successfully using a range of effective teaching and learning styles.
 Excellent classroom management skills.
 Regular and consistent good/outstanding lesson gradings
 Experience as a Form Tutor

Employee benefits

The ethos is one of high expectations with a wide variety of exciting enrichment activities in place. The personal development of all staff is a priority. There is a comprehensive induction programme and excellent opportunities for high quality CPD.
Our pupils are hard working and a pleasure to teach.


About Westcliff High School for Girls

Girls Secondary Grammar School

Address
Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BS
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Westcliff High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)