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  • Job start date

    29 August 2023

  • Closing date

    2 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,149 - £41,882.00 FTE per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate BTEC IT Tutor (with the possibility of teaching Computer Science) to join this high achieving department. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver inspiring lessons, bring knowledge and experience to the curriculum, and have a desire to teach beyond the specification, believing that every student can succeed.

All staff within the Trust need to have a commitment to professional development, an enthusiasm for team work and a passion for improvement.

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Computer Science, 20% of the course is a substantial programming project started in the first year of the two year course. We teach programming fundamentals with Java and students also learn JavaScript and HTML (HTML, CSS and JavaScript are used to create the GUI for projects). You do not need to already have these skills but you must have an enthusiasm, capacity and willingness to learn them.

BTEC IT, students study the Extended Certificate over two years. There is a balance of exams and assignments across the four units. With unit topics covering Information Technology Systems, Creating Systems to Manage Information, Using Social Media in Business and Website Development. Prior experience of teaching these units is not essential but knowledge and enthusiasm to support learning on this subject is a must.

This role allows you to focus on teaching the subject you are enthusiastic about, to fantastic young people who have chosen the subject and are motivated to learn. You will be part of a team which strives for continual improvement in teaching and learning, student experience and student attainment. Candidates will be part of a team where resources and ideas are freely shared for the greater good of the department. The successful applicant is expected to be flexible, not afraid to meet challenges, and innovative in their approach to curriculum delivery.

What the school offers its staff

Key department information:

Cohort size: 7 groups in both Y1 and Y2 studying Computer Science - 128 students in Y2 and 143 students in Y1. 7 groups in both Y1 and Y2 studying IT. 50 students in Y2 and 68 students in Y1.

Number of Staff: There are 3 full time staff in the Computer Science department. 1 full time and two part time staff in IT

Management structure: There is a Curriculum Manager for Computer Science and one for IT

Exam board specification: OCR A level Computer Science, Pearson IT

Department facilities: We have 8 fully equipped Computer Science labs each with 20+ Computers which have a range of software installed. We are a Google based college. We also have a range of other computers for students to use and learn with including class sets of Raspberry Pi's and a range of tablet devices. There are 2 3D printers which can be used.

Quotes from students

'The lessons are enjoyable yet challenging - and link to the assessment that will be taking place'

'Staff allow us to pursue our own learning outside of lessons with a range of different clubs at lunch'

Day to Day Expectations of a Teacher

Full time teachers will have 22.5 hours per week contact with students, split over 5 Teaching groups (15 periods) with 5 additional periods for preparation/marking.

On a Tuesday all staff are expected to attend a briefing at 8.40am and departmental meetings / all staff staff CPD after college, finishing at 5.20pm.

Throughout the year there are a number of whole college events, (open evenings, parent evenings, Interview day, enrollment) at which attendance is required.

Common resources are shared within departments and there are regular opportunities for professional development, delivering extracurricular student clubs and wellbeing / social activities.

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Further details about the role

Learning and Teaching Expectations of a Teacher

  • Develop skilled and effective teachers to implement our pedagogic priorities and deliver outstanding education and out comes for all of our learners

  • Improve progression opportunities for all our learners, raising aspirations and smoothing transition cliff edges

  • Embed a culture of collaborative working and sharing good practice across all Trust academies

  • Develop an innovative, inspirational work force with outstanding opportunities for career progression

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How to Apply

If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on team_HR@prospecttrust.org.uk

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

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Other Information

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview.

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The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The job description fully sets out the safeguarding responsibilities of the post. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

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About The Sixth Form College Farnborough

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

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