Teacher of Computer Science Prendergast Vale School, London

Job description

This is an opportunity for an NQT or experienced Computer Science Teacher to join our supportive, professional and committed team from April 2019. This post is offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s Maternity Leave.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach KS3 and KS4 Computer Science across all age and ability ranges. 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 to at least GCSE standard.

The school has had Computer Science on the curriculum since its inception in 2011 and is popular and successful subject. In 2018 our outcomes for Computer Science were 72% grade 4 or above and 62% grade 5 or above.

The language taught is Python and our current Year 9 and 10 students will be assessed in this language for the NEA.

Prendergast Vale School is an all through school, nursery to Year 11, and rated as Good by Ofsted in February 2018. The school benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools.

Our school motto is “We are forever learning” and the successful candidate will be expected to be committed to their own professional development.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.

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Closing date: 9:30am on 25 February 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 27 February 2019

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

Undergraduate degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach KS3 and KS4 Computer Science across all age and ability ranges.

Employee benefits

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Award for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders. We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff. You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

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

About Prendergast Vale School

A Foundation school which is part of the Leathersellers' Federation of Schools

Elmira Street, London, SE13 7BN
All Through
LA Maintained School
Prendergast Vale School website (opens in a new window)