• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Computing
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Harris Academy Chobham is currently looking to appoint a qualified Teacher of Computing to join its team of specialists.

Passionate about education and have a flair for working with young people? Join us.

We look for teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations.

Your opportunity

The successful candidate will join the Business Studies, Economics and Computing Faculty. Each subject offers its GCSE qualification and at post-16, and we offer A Level Computing and Economics alongside Cambridge Technical Business Studies. The faculty is led by a Director of Learning, who is subject lead for Economics. The department recognises the relevance of its subjects to future careers prospects and incorporates STEM links within all of the subject areas. It has also worked over the last 12 months to develop cross-curricular links to ensure consistent approaches to developing the wider learning skills of the students we teach. The Faculty is always keen to grow and develop its teaching and learning practice and put students at the centre of every decision. We work hard to make sure that our students love our subject, improve the cultural capital of those that we teach, and aspire to achieve their very best.

The purpose of your role will be:

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate
To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/form tutor
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
To support the subject area as appropriate and provide direction for Subject Lead and teachers
To contribute to raising standards of student attainment
To share and support the Academy’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth
Advance your career within the Federation's supportive academy environment established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders. With unrivalled opportunities for progression, we can provide bespoke courses and qualifications to match your aspirations, whether that be as a teacher, middle or senior leader. Our Teaching School Alliance can equip you with the right experience, knowledge and training you need to succeed.

The successful candidate will:

Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
Have successful teaching experience at secondary level (can be teaching practice)
Show an understanding of the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning
Have knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at KS3, 4 and 5
Understand the importance of having high expectations for all students, both of behaviour and academic achievement
Understand inclusive provision and practices which offer equality of access to the curriculum for all students, including SEND, EAL and high achievers
Have knowledge and experience of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students' work
Have a good level of ICT skills
Understand the importance of being a Tutor.
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.

About Chobham Academy:

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 as part of the Harris Federation. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. Chobham Academy is judged "Outstanding" in every category by Ofsted.

Why work at Chobham Academy?

World-class facilities for learning, leisure and sport, creating a dynamic centre of learning and the hub of the local community
An all-through Academy, providing unique opportunities for nurturing and developing excellence throughout the local community
Inclusive model of learning, with an ethos based upon aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all
All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

Being a part of the Harris Federation

We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

Safeguarding Notice
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Diversity and Equality

We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Additional allowances

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris careers website for more information.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1894 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

About Chobham Academy

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 as part of the Harris Federation. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. Chobham Academy is judged "Outstanding" in every category by Ofsted.

School location

40 Cheering Lane, London, E20 1BD

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