Teacher of Computing

USP College, Benfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC0-277 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: £25,867 - £41,270
Position Start Date: 05/07/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Job Details

Salary: £25,867 - £41,270

Location: Cross Campus

Hours:14.8 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference: SR1627


Job Overview:

As a college, our focus is on Career-Focused Learning, ensuring that our learners' experiences and our connections with the community and employers are central of everything we do.

As a teacher at USP College, you'll embody enthusiasm and the ability to motivate students, providing an engaging and rewarding learning journey. If you're passionate about Computing and eager to guide young individuals towards their career goals, we're eager to support you.

At USP College we are committed to nurturing a top-tier workforce to facilitate our students to their full potential. Seeking innovative curriculum professionals who thrive in an environment fostering inspiration and growth for both staff and students.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote the College's strategy of Career-Focused Learning, prioritising the learner experience and fostering relationships with the community and local/regional employers.
  • Contribute to curriculum development discussions and adhere to College policies.
  • Plan lessons according to student needs and curriculum requirements.
  • Regularly assign and assess student work in accordance with College policies.
  • Monitor and report student progress through established procedures.
  • Collect and distribute resources among students as necessary.
  • Coordinate with colleagues regarding student group organisation.
  • Attend College events such as parents' consultation evenings and open days.
  • Prepare materials and participate in Student recruitment events, including interviewing.
  • Assist in the induction process for new students.
  • Provide cover for absent colleagues and fulfil contractual obligations.
  • Engage positively in the professional appraisal process.
  • Stay updated on subject and curriculum developments and report on attended courses.
  • Participate in recording student achievement in accordance with College policy.
  • Ensure students are aware of emergency procedures and safety measures.
  • Provide clear instructions and warnings as needed to maintain a conducive learning environment.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Deal with challenging situations or individuals professionally and in alignment with policies and legislation.
  • Manage and prioritise actions related to learner issues and concerns.
  • Offer guidance and advice within established procedures, policies, and legislation.
  • Always adhere to College values and behaviours.
  • Ensure that safeguarding principles, including PREVENT, are embedded into curriculum and staffing practices.
  • Fulfil supplementary duties as required, including evening or weekend responsibilities.
  • Participate in staff Continuing Professional Development (CPD) days for industry experience.
  • Engage in Student CPD days to support student development initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in the relevant subject or similar
  • Expertise in the chosen subject area with knowledge of additional enrichment activities.

The right candidate will have:

  • Capability of taking responsibility for multi functions involving students, resourcing, and college events
  • Be able to relate well to staff and students and judge the balance of support and pressure required to maximise achievement through appropriate support, guidance, and policy usage.
  • An ability to keep up with developments in the curriculum areas and advise on the future direction of curriculum and its methods of delivery
  • Be a creative and lateral thinker to promote Campus growth and enhance current business features
  • Have the ability to resolve student conflict and deal with criticism.

Why choose us:

As a college, our strategy is to create a Career Focused, Digital Learning environment, ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do. Providing a high achieving, focused learning environment allowing our students to achieve the grades they need for higher educations or the skills and aptitude required to secure a suitable role in their chosen career. Our college is set in the leafy suburbs of Essex, with easy access to surrounding areas and amenities, we are based in a well-connected location both by road and rail.

What we offer:

  • A college environment fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals keen to develop and learn.
  • A two year funded teaching course , providing the opportunity to complete a recognised post 16 teaching qualification*
  • A successful NQT support program.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Well-being days & activities
  • Generous pension (Teachers pension scheme)
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Onsite canteen & coffee shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme*
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme*
  • Eye Care Vouchers scheme.
  • Hybrid Working available.
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7, 365 days offering legal & financial advice, as well as general support & guidance.

*subject to terms & conditions

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Millie Ray
Runnymede Chase, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 1TW
Telephone: 01268 756111
Email: recruitment@uspcollege.ac.uk