Teacher of Computer Science & ICT Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Job description

Outwood Grange Academies Trust seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

We are looking for a teacher of Computer Science and ICT, commencing in January 2020. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring classroom practitioner. We offer an exciting opportunity to enhance an already highly successful and motivated team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic, driven professionals to join our Family of Schools. An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’. Applications are invited from both newly qualified and experienced professionals.

The Outwood Grange Family of Schools offers:
• The opportunity to work and progress across the Family of Schools.
• The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps working across the whole Academy.
• A full and detailed programme of support and development for NQTs.
• A further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through the Outwood Institute of Education (formerly the teaching school).

Essential educational requirements

A strong and secure subject knowledge in Computer Science for Key Stage 3 & 4.
A strong and secure subject knowledge in ICT up to GCSE.
A good understanding of national developments affecting the Computer Science and ICT curriculum.

Essential qualifications

A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status - (QTS).
A good honours degree.

Essential skills and experience

Recent and relevant teaching experience in employment or training for Computer Science.
Experience of assessment at Key Stage 3 and 4.
Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies.
An understanding of how Assessment for Learning can improve student performance.
Able to use student performance data to raise standards .
Able to work independent and collaboratively as a member of a team.
Willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas.
Able to build positive relationships with students.
Communicate high expectations to all students.
Willing to share good practice across the department.

About Outwood Grange Academy

Potovens Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PF
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