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Teacher of Computer Science & Maths

Start Date: January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 19th October 2018

Location –Denbigh

About Myddelton Education Ltd

We are a highly ambitious education investment company whose current portfolio includes Myddelton College in Denbigh and Adcote School for Girls near Shrewsbury. Our plans over the next five years are for rapid expansion, and we are seeking somebody looking for a long term position to join us.

Main Purpose of the Role

To teach Computer Science and/or Maths to A-level, and to contribute the effective running of the Computer Science/STEM and Maths Faculty.  As a member of our talented and experienced teaching team you will contribute to the outstanding teaching and learning and smooth operations of the College. Together with your Head of Faculty you will drive forward the teaching and learning policy in your classroom

As Myddelton College is a full boarding school, there is also the expectation that clubs and enrichment activities will also be offered by all staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teaching and Assessment
  • To plan lessons for courses, having due regard to the curriculum.
  • To teach pupils, according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work.
  • To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.
  • To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils.
  • To participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external examinations.
  1. Educational Methods
  • To share, advise and co-operate with others on the preparation, development and review of teaching programmes and materials, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.
  • To make appropriate use of textbooks, ICT and other learning resources.
  • To review methods of teaching and learning activities from time to time.
  • To keep up-to-date with research and developments in subject(s) taught.
  1. Working with others
  • To participate in relevant meetings – departmental, staff, pastoral, INSET.
  • To contribute to the programme for the induction and assessment of newly qualified and trainee teachers.
  • To supervise any person providing support within the classroom.
  1. Communication with Parents
  • To communicate and consult with parents via year group consultation evenings.
  • To liaise with the Head of Academic and the Headteacher when further communication is deemed necessary
  1. Staff Development
  • To participate in the school’s Professional Review arrangements.
  • To take responsibility for own professional development and to set objectives for improvements.
  • To participate in arrangements for further training and professional development as a teacher.
  1. General Notes

The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of the Directors’ Conditions of Employment.

This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent in carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed.

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed regularly and it may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute as appropriate to the extra- curricular and pastoral life of this busy boarding and day school.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • An ability to work in high intensity, demanding environment.
  • A sense of humour to get you through.
  • To be sympathetic to worried pupils and parents.
  • To present a welcoming and friendly aspect towards all visitors to the school.
  • To be aware of all events taking place in the school.
  • To be flexible in all matters.

Myddelton College is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 19th October

To have an informal chat about the post or Myddelton College in general, please contact the Headteacher headteacher@myddeltoncollege.co.uk

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