The school is looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher of Computing to lead the curriculum provision of Computing and ICT. Single person accommodation is available free of rent in return for boarding duties. All meals are provided whilst the school is in session. The role would suit well a recent university graduate or Early Careers Teacher. Teacher training on the job or Early Careers supervision can be facilitated as appropriate. The successful candidate will teach a reduced timetable and be expected to
make a full contribution to the sporting life of a busy boarding and day school.
- To be an inspiring teacher of Computing.
- To teach Computing throughout the school from NC Years 3-8 both diligently and competently.
- To plan and prepare lessons in line with the Curriculum Policy, departmental handbook and schemes of work.
- To teach each child according to their educational needs.
- To maintain an orderly classroom environment with a good level of discipline, encouraging politeness and good manners at all times.
- To provide a rich, welcoming and cheerful environment by displaying pupils’ work in a stimulating and interesting way in the classroom.
Department Leadership and Management
- To lead, shape and implement a clear strategy and direction for the development of Computing.
- To contribute to the school’s IT Strategy and to sit on the IT Strategy Committee.
- To stay informed of, and implement accordingly, all changes to policy and curriculum pertaining to the subject.
- To manage the Departmental budget effectively and to ensure that the Department is appropriately resourced.
- To produce, maintain and regularly update the Department Handbook, Schemes of Work, Programmes of Study, Curriculum Maps and any other documentation relevant to the role.
- To ensure that Departmental policy is implemented.
- To produce an annual Departmental Review and Development plan, to be submitted to the Headmaster and Assistant Head (Curriculum) by the start of each Christmas Term.
- To liaise with the SENCO, ensuring that the needs of all pupils are met.
- To communicate with parents and other schools as necessary in relation to the role.
- To monitor and review the progress of all pupils in the department.
Reporting and Feedback
- To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.
- To prepare honest and supportive written reports and interim grades according to the school’s reporting schedule.
- To keep appropriate and efficient records of pupil progress and to use these to inform intervention and a regular review of learning.
- To liaise with Learning Support if a child is thought to have a specific learning need
Aldro is situated in the delightful village of Shackleford, just outside of Guildford and within easy reach of London. GU8 6AR