Teacher of Computer Science/ICT - Leader Teacher for Computer Science

Collingwood College, Camberley, Surrey


Job details

Subject ICT
Working pattern Will consider full-time, staggered hours
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Collingwood College is a High-Performing Specialist Academy for Technology and Applied Learning and a “Good School with Outstanding Leadership and Management” (OFSTED February 2017). Collingwood College continues to grow and flourish.
(OFSTED February 2017)

What we are looking for :
We are seeking a motivated, dynamic and dedicated Computer Science and IT practitioner with the vision to inspire learners in this exciting and expanding area.

About the role:
You will join a large, extremely successful and well-resourced Computer Science/IT Department to deliver GCSE and A Level Computer Science, IT across Key Stage 3 and BTEC IT Level 3. All lessons are delivered through Office365 using OneNote.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree or Recognised equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or Recognised equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching across a variety of age ranges relevant to the post. Recent experience of successfully co-ordinating or leading a curriculum area. A clear understanding of the essential qualities necessary for improving the quality of learning and teaching.
In depth knowledge of the curriculum/area as relevant to the TLR role being applied for. Up to date knowledge of statutory regulations and guidance relating to the post.

Can demonstrate the ability to:
Demonstrate consistently high quality teaching strategies.
Support and motivate both colleagues and pupils by leading through example. Manage a team to successfully achieve agreed goals. Develop and deliver effective professional development for staff as appropriate. Be an effective team player who works collaboratively and effectively with others. Analyse data to evaluate this TLR area for the performance and achievement of pupil groups, pupil progress and be able to plan appropriate course/s of action for improvement.

Employee benefits

Why work for us:
CPD is an integral part of teacher training, and Collingwood College prides itself on continuing learning, ensuring a high level of expertise and enabling our staff to keep their professional knowledge and skills up-to-date.
All new staff are provided an induction programme which includes an induction day and then bi-weekly twilight sessions, tailor-made for new staff. Our NQTs are also put on a twilight programme running throughout the year providing them with the tools to thrive in their NQT year. Running parallel to these sessions, we also offer weekly twilight sessions to all staff, and these courses are driven by are appraisal process, to fulfil the specific needs of our teaching staff here at Collingwood.

•Competitive Salary
•Pension Scheme
•Employee Assistance Programme
•Free onsite parking
•On site canteen
•Continuing Professional Development
We offer a positive, friendly and welcoming working environment. Excellent remuneration for the right candidate. This role attracts a TLR for Computer Science.

Please note: where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice or prior to the closing date. Candidates are therefore, encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1720 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Collingwood College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HR@collingwood.surrey.sch.uk

About Collingwood College

Collingwood College is Surrey Heath’s first high-performing Academy. Collingwood is one of Surrey’s largest and most successful secondary schools for students aged 11-19. We have more than 1700 students, including a Sixth Form of well over 250 and 250 teaching and support staff, all of whom are dedicated to ensuring that all our students fulfil their potential and enjoy to the full their secondary education.

School location

Kingston Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4AE