Teacher of Computer Science Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College, Otley, West Yorkshire

Job description

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic teacher of Computer Science. This post would be suitable for an NQT but there is also the possibility, for a suitably qualified and experienced colleague, of a TLR to take on a leadership role within the IT faculty or a whole school responsibility for IT (for example maximising the impact of iPads across the school).

The successful candidate will be:
• able to enthuse, motivate and inspire students
• a talented teacher of Computer Science at GCSE and A-Level
• able to teach A-Level Computer Programming
• able to teach students to use a wide variety of software at all key stages
• an excellent classroom teacher with outstanding classroom management
• appropriately qualified, preferably with a Computing-related degree or good experience of teaching Computer Science to a high standard
• committed to continuous professional development

Prince Henry's Grammar School is a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work. The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality. Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirms us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management. Prince Henry’s has been designated as a National Support School by the DfE, and gained Sponsor Academy status in September 2018 subsequently forming the Collaborative Learning Multi Academy Trust.

The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, parking, annual flu vaccinations, access to Cycle to Work and Computer schemes, corporate gym membership, staff takeaway meal service through Henry's Diner, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee. There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available at Prince Henry's in line with the Admissions Policy.

Our school is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1600 students – including 290 in the Sixth Form. We have served the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds, for over 400 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. We aim for diversity within our workforce.

For more information and an application form please click on the 'Vacancies' tab at www.princehenrys.co.uk. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or other appropriate Computing related qualification

Essential qualifications

Appropriately qualified with a degree/appropriate Computing related qualification and secondary QTS (or working towards)

Essential skills and experience

• able to enthuse, motivate and inspire students
• a talented teacher of Computer Science at GCSE and A Level
• able to teach A Level Computer Programming
• able to teach students to use a wide variety of software at all key stages
• an excellent classroom teacher with outstanding classroom management

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS (possibility of a leadership role at TLR2A-1A for a suitable and experienced colleague)


About Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College

Secondary school

Address
Farnley Lane, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 2BB
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College website (opens in a new window)