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This job expired on 13 June 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024/January 2025

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 10:04am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Computing

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Additional allowances

TLR 2c

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting and fulfilling opportunity exists for a passionate and knowledgeable teacher and leader to join a talented and committed computing team, at Cove School in Hampshire.

We are looking for a person to teach 11-16-year-old children computer science and expand the curriculum offer in years to come. Cove School has a high number of pupils who opt for the subject and we have strong links with local industries, universities and British / European space agency.

We are a forward-thinking school with a strong sense of community and care for staff and pupils. You will lead a small dedicated specialist team, whilst supporting whole school STEM and e-learning initiatives. Our aim, quite simply, is to make sure that every child, in every lesson is cared for and achieves academic excellence. That is at the heart of what we believe and try to live up to.

This is a unique opportunity for a collaborative and motivated individual who wants to take the next step in their teaching career by joining a great teaching team. An opportunity exists to develop computing and e-learning school wide for a motivated and innovative individual.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will:

  • Engage, enthuse, motivate and challenge pupils in order for them to excel academically
  • Have relentlessly high expectations of themselves and pupils
  • Have excellent subject knowledge
  • Be willing to teach across the full age range of pupils;year 7 to year 11
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department and wider school through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching, mentoring and active participation in continuing professional studies programme
  • Work across the school to develop e-learning and be part of STEM initiatives
  • Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including, setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings and undertaking administrative and other tasks.
  • Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • Support the schools’ aims and objectives for teaching and learning
  • Adhere to and promote all school policies and procedures

Person Specification:

  • Good level degree in a directly related subject (desirable)
  • Thorough knowledge of the (13-16) subject Curriculum (GCSE)
  • Recognised teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, or equivalent experience
  • Awareness of Safeguarding requirements and good practice
  • Good level of IT literacy
  • Be capable of delivering inspirational and informative lessons to the full age and ability range of pupils at the school
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive and authoritative rapport with pupils
  • Excellent and effective classroom management skills
  • Have excellent communication skills to enable effective dialogue with pupils, parents, staff and visitors
  • Be organised and self-motivated, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines
  • Have a good sense of humour


What the school offers its staff

  • Access to an exceptional Professional Studies Programme
  • Access to CPD from PiXL, Hampshire Local Authority, Subject Specific CPD and an in-house CPD
  • To be part of a school which has a real ‘team approach’ where you will be valued and supported
  • A dedicated Behaviour Team that supports teachers with behaviour around the school site daily, run internal exclusions and detentions
  • A well-resourced curriculum area including your own laptop
  • Contribution to the Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • A dedicated Teaching and Learning training room
  • Plenty of car parking space on the school site
  • A staff room with complimentary refreshments and food provided on whole school events such as Parents’ Evenings

Commitment to safeguarding

Cove School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
As part of Keeping Children Safe in Education we may perform an online search as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates. This search could be carried out across publicly accessible social media platforms, blogs, or professional networks.

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About Cove School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
961 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01252 542397

Arranging a visit to Cove School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.downham@coveschool.uk.

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