Teacher of Computing The Boswells School, Chelmsford, Essex

Job description

Teacher of Computing

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay scale

Required for start in Easter or September 2019 depending on the successful candidate.

The Boswells School is looking to appoint an extremely enthusiastic, self-motivated and dedicated teacher of Computing. Our examination results are continually above the national average and we are an outstanding Faculty that leads in the application of computing and engages in the wider community also engaging with microbit, Raspberry Pi, Royal Institute and NCCE.

The successful candidate needs to be someone who wants to make a difference, grow professionally and assist the Head of Department to build on the Department’s successes. We are looking for the successful candidate to deliver high quality Computing lessons across all key stages and to join an already outstanding Computing, Business and Technology Faculty.

It is an ideal opportunity to begin or further develop a career teaching Computing as part of a supportive team of 10 specialists. Applications from both experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers would be welcome.

We can offer you:
• A commitment to professional development.
• Supportive and enthusiastic leaders at senior and middle leadership levels.
• Engagement with industries and leaders in technology
• An outstanding STEM experience networking with Essex schools and the chance to run masterclasses, codeclubs, etc.

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. Our Computing Department is exceptionally well resourced and 96% of computing students achieved a 9-4 last year. We have successfully introduced A Level Computing into the Sixth Form with 100% A*-C last year. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high achieving, successful and popular school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms are available from gts@boswells-school.com, on the school's website We can offer you:
• A commitment to professional development.
• Supportive and enthusiastic leaders at senior and middle leadership levels.
• Engagement with industries and leaders in technology
• An outstanding STEM experience networking with Essex schools and the chance to run masterclasses, codeclubs, etc.

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. Our Computing Department is exceptionally well resourced and 96% of computing students achieved a 9-4 last year. We have successfully introduced A Level Computing into the Sixth Form with 100% A*-C last year. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high achieving, successful and popular school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms are available from gts@boswells-school.com or the school's website http://www.boswells-school.com/

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 11th February. Interviews will also take place that week.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching experience across the ability range at all key stages


About The Boswells School

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. We are an exciting, dynamic and forward thinking school community whose sole focus is the success of each of our students. We are extremely proud of our academic success and have a deserved reputation as an excellent school. Our innovative approaches to teaching and learning ensure that more students than ever are achieving high levels of academic success. In 2018, at GCSE 88% of all students achieved a ‘good pass’ (Grade 4+) in English (either Language or Literature or both) and 72% of students achieved a good pass in Mathematics. Both of these measures are significantly above the national averages, as was the percentage of students achieving a ‘strong pass (Grade 5+). At A Level, 68% of all grades awarded were A*-B grades and 93% A*- C grades. All these measures of attainment are significantly above local and national averages and mean we are the highest performing non selective state school in Essex for A Levels.

Address
Burnham Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 6LY
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
The Boswells School website (opens in a new window)