Teacher of Computing and IT St Andrew's CofE High School for Boys, Worthing, West Sussex

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher of Computing to join our highly successful and well regarded Computing and Technology Faculty. We place programming at the centre of our Computing curriculum, supporting all students to leave KS3 being able to read and write code. We build on this with our KS4 pathways, where we have enjoyed outstanding results. In August 2018 97% of our Computer Science GCSE students achieved a 9-4 grade, including 32% achieving a grade 8 or 9.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of continued personal and professional development

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher status with a good honours subject degree

Essential skills and experience

Teach IT to KS4
Ability to take initiative, lead, motivate, inspire and support students to achieve excellence
Able to ensure that technologies are used effectively to improve
Recent experience of working with students across the secondary age range including GCSE
Recent experience in raising students’ attainment
An understanding of the use of assessment to inform planning
Understanding and interpreting data to identify and act upon
underachievement and underperformance

About St Andrew's CofE High School for Boys

At St Andrew’s we seek to enable everyone to develop their God-given potential and a love for learning within a caring, challenging Christian environment. We aspire to be a centre of excellence working together to develop each member’s full potential. St Andrew’s expects the whole school community to work hard, be courteous and have pride. Our daily lives are underpinned by Agape, Christian love, and this should be witnessed in both our interactions with each other and our concern for the wider community. Our young men are encouraged to aim for personal excellence and develop the skills and confidence that will enable them to achieve and be prepared for the next stage in their academic journey. We aim to journey together guided by God to: Promote a climate where students understand the benefits of working hard Encourage co-operation and collaborative working in the school and beyond Respect and value each person, work as a team and care for others Provide excellent opportunities for the student’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, underpinned by Christian faith Work cohesively with our students, Governing Body, parents, churches, local and wider community and Establish high quality Collective Worship and Religious Education

Sackville Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 8BG
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