ICT and Computing Teacher

Greenfields Independent School
Wych Cross, UK
19 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Full time Computing & ICT Teacher required for September 2019. This is a lovely position within our school delivering ICT and Computing across the school with the new international Cambridge Curriculum.

The ICT and Computing Teacher forms an integral part of the teaching staff at Greenfields School. The new curriculum was implemented in 2018 and is a great addition to the subjects on offer.

Main Responsibilities:

Teaching and learning
  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students age 6 - 16.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To contribute to maximizing of student attainment.
  • To share and support the school's responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

  • To assist in the development of the curriculum and ensure it reaches its full capacity.
  • To develop teaching resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in the curriculum area.
  • To contribute to the curriculum area and department's development plan and its implementation
  • To ensure department documentation and practice in relation to Health and Safety is in place and adhered to.
  • Attend staff briefing, department meetings and assemblies
  • To ensure that the equipment is in good working order and suitable for teaching use.
  • Preparing students for Examinations

General Duties
  • Participate in relevant meetings with colleagues, parents and be involved in links with external agencies as part of curriculum enhancement, including extra-curricular activities and off-site visits
  • Support other members of the curriculum area and students as appropriate
  • Review your own professional development and maintain professional standards
  • Carry out any other such duties as the post holder may reasonably be required to do, including following the schools safeguarding policy for children.

Person Specification Skills -

  • Graduate or qualified Teacher
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivation, effective time management and the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Must be able to use initiative and work under pressure
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and methods.
  • Have the ability to think creatively and problem solve

  • Excellent subject knowledge

  • Proven teaching experience at secondary level.

  • Degree or above. Or relevant experience to prove experience teaching
  • Appropriate qualifications for the post

Personal Attributes
  • Enthusiasm and passion for ICT and Computing and the ability to convey this to pupils.
  • A reflective practitioner; ability to self-appraise and manage continuous professional self- development.
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Display commitment, loyalty and enthusiasm for the role.
  • Work well in times of change within the team.
  • Uphold school ethos and aims.
  • A willingness to drive a minibus is desirable where required

Job Summary

Working hours: 08.50 - 3.10 pm Monday to Friday with a 40 minute lunch break, plus preparation, meetings and school events outside these hours, as required.

Annual leave: School holiday dates, less inset days and other dates set by the school.

Contract type: Permanent part time.

Application process

To apply for this role you will be required to complete an application form accompanied by your current CV.

Please send completed application forms and current CV's via email or by post to Greenfields School, Priory Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JD

If you are successful you will then be called for an initial tour and interview followed by further interviews as deemed necessary.

Greenfields Independent Day and Boarding School values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

This role falls within the category of regulated activity, therefore you will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check. Should you receive any cautions or convictions whilst in our employment these must be reported immediately to the Personnel Department.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures. The post holder's responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom he/she is responsible, or with whom he/she comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the school's policies at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the school, he/she must report any concerns to the school's Designated Safeguarding Officer or Deputy Safeguarding Officer

Please call 01342 822189 and speak to Lucy

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86898715

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