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Teacher of Computer Science

Prendergast School, London

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject ICT
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,480 to £49,571 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative teacher to join our Computer Science team from September 2020. This is a full-time post, however applications for part-time will be considered.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach KS3 and KS4 Computer Science across all age and ability ranges. The ability to teach KS5 Computer Science is desirable. You will be an effective classroom teacher with the ability to raise the achievement of all students and be keen to play a full part in the life of the school. You will be proficient in programming Python to at least GCSE standard but you should be flexible enough to deliver general programming constructs in a language neutral environment.

The post holder will have the opportunity to work in our brand new high tech Innovation Hub and refurbished sixth form area.

Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a strong NQT training and support programme.

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of over 275 students and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years.

The school is committed to staff wellbeing and offers a comprehensive coaching programme for all staff.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.

Closing date: 9:30am on Tuesday 25 February 2020

Interviews: Friday 28 February 2020

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

Essential educational requirements

First Degree

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Ability to teach KS3 and KS4 Computer Science across all age and ability ranges.

Employee benefits

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for aspiring Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to our staff and the opportunity to train as a Specialist Leader in Education. For all new staff we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme. The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 889 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Prendergast School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email g.wijngaard@prendergast-school.com

About Prendergast School

School location

Adelaide Avenue, London, SE4 1LE