Teacher of Computer Science

The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Stevenage, Hertfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject ICT
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

‘We were immediately struck by the many smiling faces of pupils, who enjoy coming to school…. Pupils display a real pride in their school. They talk enthusiastically about their strong relationships with staff and the sense of community where everyone goes out of their way to be friendly and make you feel welcome.’ Ofsted May 2018

The John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education. The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world.

In 2018/19 the students achieved:

80.2% GCSE English and Maths at 9-4

30% of all GCSE grades achieved were 9-7

55.3% A Level at A*, A and B

The raising of £50,000 for charity

An opportunity has arisen for a Computing teacher to join our very successful Computing and Business department from September 2020. The successful applicant will be able to teach Computing across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 with dedication and enthusiasm. There is the opportunity to teach GCSE, A Level, Cambridge Nationals and Cambridge Technicals. You will work well as part of a collaborative team and will be committed to sustaining improvements in the teaching and learning of Computing. You will be joining a cohesive, innovative, professional and highly effective team of specialists.

Information giving more details about our school, the post and our Computing and Business Department is provided in the information pack attached.

Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 29 January 2020.

The John Henry Newman School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.

The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Road, Stevenage Hertfordshire SG1 4AE

Essential educational requirements

• Good specialist subject knowledge through degree and/or industry
• High standard of written and oral communication

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to teach Computing from KS3 through to KS5
• Excellent classroom teacher, or potential to be one, with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice
• Ability to contribute to a culture of high expectations amongst students and staff within their curriculum area, both academic and in terms of behaviour and attitudes

Employee benefits

In addition, the post-holder will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1543 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The John Henry Newman Catholic School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email foyleh@jhn.herts.sch.uk

About The John Henry Newman Catholic School

School location

Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE