Teacher of Computer Science Full Time

Posted: 28.09.2018    Closes: 11.10.2018    Interview Date: ASAP

About the Job

Westholme School, established in 1923, is a successful, co-educational, independent school located on the rural outskirts of Blackburn. The school is based across 3 sites, providing a first class education to around 800 pupils, aged 3 months – 18 years.

The School is well resourced and facilities across the entire campus are extensive and stimulating, as aresult of the Governors’ wise investment plan. Over the last decade over £10M has been spent on capital projects and our students benefit from the all-encompassing provision.

Academic achievement is well above the national average at GCSE and A Level and the curriculum is broad and diverse. The website provides a comprehensive insight into our diverse choice of extracurricular opportunities and multiple achievements.

The Post:

We seek a well-qualified, dedicated and inspirational graduate to be responsible for teaching Computing and Computer Science across all age ranges. The subject sits within the Maths Faculty and the successful candidate will join a friendly and supportive team of six full-time teaching staff. A willingness to be involved in extracurricular activities such as competitions and educational visits is essential, and other interests which are particular strengths of the successful candidate would also be welcome.

There is a possibility the post could be part-time (0.8 FTE) and we would welcome applicants who would prefer a part-time role.

The Subject:

  • Computing is taught as a compulsory subject in Key Stage 3, currently with one 45-minute lesson per class per week. 
  • The subject is popular at GCSE with both boys and girls and is offered at A Level if there is sufficient interest. 
  • There may be the opportunity to teach in the Primary phase as well, depending on timetable commitments.
  • The subject is well equipped and resourced and comprises three specialist IT rooms as well as having access to resources including iPads and a 3D printer.

Consideration for the right candidate would be given for an April start.

Job Start Date: January 2019

Closing Date: 11th October

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  • Location: Blackburn
  • Start Date: 01.01.2018
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : Westholme Independent scale MPS

The Employer

Westholme Senior School

Westholme Senior School

Wilmar Lodge, Mains Road, Blackburn, BB2 6QU, United Kingdom

t: 01254506070

Our well-resourced school provides a friendly, caring atmosphere for pupils, ensuring that they find security and happiness in settings where the highest academic standards can be achieved.
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