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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

QTS Pay Scale plus inner London Weighting

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK
  • Degree in Computing or hold a teaching certificate in Computing
  • Experience leading department wide projects

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable commitment to raising attainment of all pupils in a challenging classroom environment
  • Excellent understanding of both subject and general teaching pedagogy
  • Experience of teaching Computing at KS3 and KS4
  • Be or demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding teacher with a track record of success
  • Effective and systematic behaviour management
  • Knowledge of the national secondary education system, examinations and curriculum

  • Ability to enhance teaching delivery and learning by the use of ICT.

Behaviours

  • Genuine passion for and a belief in the potential of every pupil
  • A robust awareness of keeping children safe, noticing safeguarding and welfare concerns, and you understand how and when to take appropriate action
  • Deep commitment to providing an excellent education to every pupil, regardless of background
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills
  • Resilient, motivated and committed to achieving excellence
  • Reflective and proactive in seeking feedback to constantly improve practice
  • Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice.
  • Commitment to and understanding of professionalism in line with the National Teaching Standards

Other

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Willingness to undertake training

What the school offers its staff

  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Excellent professional development
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals
  • Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loans
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Excellent catering facilities
  • Secure on-site parking

Further details about the role

Teaching is the most rewarding job in the world. We have the opportunity to change students’ lives for the better and you could make a positive impact at Woolwich Polytechnic for Girls as Teacher of Computing.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Computing with a dynamic and inspirational approach to teaching, an individual that will become an integral part of the department, who will support the department in achieving its ambitious targets and goals. We would like a teacher who believes in collaboration both for students and when working with colleagues. The ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to extra-curricular activities within the department as well as the pastoral life of the school.

The Computing Department’s vision is to deliver a subject that all girls aspire to complete and that through challenge, all girls will develop the resilience and ability that leads to excellent progress. Our aim is to instil in our students a skillset and a mind-set which will be of use in every discipline.

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following:

  • Excellent knowledge of programming in Python.
  • First class communication skills.
  • In touch with the latest development in the world of Computer Science.
  • Outstanding track record of teaching Computer Science.
  • Ability to work co-operatively and independently within a fast-growing department.

PolyMAT is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and providing opportunities for people with disabilities. We are an inclusive Trust who strives to provide an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. We aspire to ensure that every member of our community, regardless of circumstances or background, have the opportunity to be the best version of themselves through our vision of ‘Success for Everyone’.

For any potential applicants, we would like to encourage you to inform us of any additional support or adjustments you may need throughout the recruitment process. We have an open approach to support for candidates with disabilities and recognise that reasonable adjustments may be required based on each individuals needs.

Sharing your needs with us ahead of interview, allows us to fully support and ensure you are not disadvantaged during the process. We welcome candidates contacting us at any point should you feel uncomfortable declaring a disability, to reassure you that we are here to support. So, please contact hr@polymat.co.uk if this is the case.


Commitment to safeguarding

All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. Successful applicants, will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
943 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02080592800

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel . Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational.

Following the success of our first ever Ofsted inspection at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls, we are looking for dedicated teachers that will join us on our journey in delivering an outstanding education for all our students. By joining us, you will play a vital role in supporting our girls to grow as women whose voices are heard and respected. Through this, we hope that they will become influential mothers, sisters, carers, friends and, ultimately, successful and happy members of society.

As a school community and Trust, we place significant value on our professional working relationships with others. Therefore, we are looking for individuals who will be committed to forming strong relationships with other colleagues and stakeholders so that we can be united in achieving our shared vision and goals.

Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported.
Working for PolyMAT may also present the unique opportunity for staff to teach across both schools and for candidates to join our recruitment pool for further openings.

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