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Computer Science Teacher and Head of Sixth Form

Employer
Empowering Learning
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Dec 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Computer Science Teacher

MPS - UPS + TLR

£24, 373 - £40, 490 + £8,291

April 2021

Milton Keynes

Are you a skilled and experienced Computing teacher?

Do you have good KS5 teaching experience?

Would you be interested in taking on Head of Sixth form responsibilities?

We are working with an academy school in the Milton Keynes area to support their recruitment of a Computer Science teacher to join their department in January 2021. This is a permanent post and would only be suitable for an experienced teacher with a track-record of good KS5 teaching and pupil outcomes to match. The school would like the successful candidate to take on the additional responsibility of Head of Sixth form, for which a significant TLR will be available. As such, previous experience leading an aspect of Computing/ICT or pastoral care would be advantageous but is not essential.

Relationships between teachers and pupils at the school are consistently positive. Pupils listen carefully and are respectful to one another, which enables teachers to fully focus on pupils' progress in lessons.

The school has high aspirations for their pupils, and they are looking for a teacher who has the same drive and determination to ensure every child succeeds. You will have experience teaching KS5, as well as KS3 and KS4.

Job Purpose:

Motivate, encourage and enthuse pupils in relation to Computer Science and ICT
To ensure the highest quality curriculum provision and effective teaching, which promotes learning
To carry out professional duties of a qualified teacher in accordance with current DfE Teachers Pay & Conditions Document

Teaching Responsibilities:

Lesson planning and effective delivery to meet the needs of all learners

Assessment and recording of achievement
Monitoring of student progress and reporting to parents and other colleagues as appropriate.
Managing the classroom and resources effectively in order to create a safe, stimulating and positive learning environment for all students
To maintain positive discipline and promote the well-being and progress of students, providing guidance and advice
Monitoring patterns of attendance and punctuality
To engage fully with professional development activities
Developing positive relationships with colleagues, parents and students, maintaining effective lines of communication

In addition to classroom teaching, responsibilities will include:

Day-to-day management, control and operation of the Sixth Form, including effective deployment of staff and physical resources
Ensure that the Sixth Form is a well-managed and vibrant learning environment that encourages a studious approach from students
Coach, mentor and train year tutors, facilitating team planning
Lead year group meetings
Create a tutor programme to prepare students for independent learning and giving them the study skills required for L3/A level learning
Work with the Assistant Principal for KS5 and Specialism to ensure that all aspects of the SMSC programme are covered within the Sixth Form tutor programme
Review the programme yearly
Create a SOL for tutors to follow
Task all tutors to plan the tutor programme
QA the tutor programme
Organise and deliver assemblies
Manage all L3 attendance and progress meetings
Be responsible for the performance management and the efficient and effective deployment of the Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Update all Sixth Form Baselines in relation to lateness, attendance, and academic progress

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, with interviews taking place as and when suitable applications are received. As such, early application is advised.

For more information, including an applicant pack for the Head of Sixth form role, please contact John Byrne at Empowering Learning Ltd. on (phone number removed)

The trust has a strong ethos of student welfare and therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS)
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