Location
Ealing
Department
Computing
Advertising Salary
Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS) (Inner London)
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Teaching
External Advertising End Date
04 May 2024

About The Role

Computing Teacher

Salary: Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS)

Closing date: Midnight Thursday 4th May 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 9th May 2024

This role is suitable for ECT applicants

As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ada Lovelace CE High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers.  The school, now in its sixth year, moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020. 

This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic teacher as we prepare our students for GCSEs and the cutting-edge T-Level course.  Our first Year 11 cohort have recently departed after securing some of the country’s best GCSE results, ranking the school inside the top 20 nationally. The prospective candidate will be joining an innovative, ambitious and energetic staff group that seeks to deliver an outstanding curriculum, and they will be well supported by an experienced Senior Leadership Team.  The new Ada Lovelace site offers world class education facilities; six modern ICT suites, Virtual Reality headsets and a 3D printer as well as a professionally fitted out Performance Centre and exceptional sporting facilities.

Ada Lovelace has also recently been subjected to an Ofsted inspection, earning an Outstanding rating which cements the school’s position as one of the finest academies in the country, and the perfect place to ply your trade as a Computing teacher.

The school has a specialism in digital technologies and will provide different routes from Year 7 to Year 13 in Computing as well as having a digital focus on the Arts and Creative Media.  Ada Lovelace will use its Digital specialism to promote innovate approaches to teaching and learning using computation thinking processes across the curriculum to develop agile, confident problem solvers and effective decision makers.  We will use the story of Ada Lovelace to make exciting employer links to deliver an ambitious employer and work-related experience programme. Recently we have worked with massive companies and industry leaders Amazon, IBM and Cisco to support our students achieving the very best. Finally, the school prides itself on a brilliant wider learning program which sees students participate in a huge range of activities, both on site and off.

We offer:

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive and trusting working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive and approachable Leadership Team
  • A full-range of Trust services providing support and development

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree and Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach Computing to GCSE
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments
  • An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
  • An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school

The school reserves the right to research shortlisted candidates on social media platforms and the internet, and the recruitment panel may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.  The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.


About the school

Ada Lovelace CE High School, Ealing

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School opened in September 2018 and has had a smaller intake (125 students per year) for two years while co-located at William Perkin Church of England High School - an Ofsted Outstanding school - in Greenford. The school moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020. It now has six year groups and the school will have 1100 students when full.  Ada Lovelace is named after the Victorian pioneer of computing – it has a specialism in digital technologies and will provide different routes from Year 7 in ICT and Computer Science as well as applications of Creative Media.  Ada Lovelace also benefits from specialist provision and support from within the family of Trust schools.

 

Twyford CE Academies Trust

The Twyford Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing.  The Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community.  The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools.  The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the four schools. The Trust is also the hub of Teach West London and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement.

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