Teacher of Computer Science, Kent

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ashford SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


September 2019 

Salary by negotiation and dependent on skills, attributes and qualifications of the successful candidate.  Applications are welcomed from graduates, NQTs or experienced teachers.

A willingness to teach Mathematics or a related subject would also be an advantage.

Are you a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate computing teacher/graduate looking to develop your career at one of the UK’s leading coeducational, independent schools? 

With an excellent degree in a directly relevant subject and industry/teaching experience, you should be accustomed to or capable of guiding students of the highest ability.  Character and drive are critical factors in this role, as is a demonstrable interest in teaching the subject across Key Stages 3 and 4.

As one of our teachers you will use your imagination, commitment and ambition to challenge our students to enjoy Computer Science. You will also possess the insight to convey its intricacies in an engaging and adventurous way. 

Computer Science is part of the Science Faculty at Ashford School and is taught up to A Level. Teaching takes place in one dedicated IT suite which is equipped with permanent internet access and an interactive whiteboard. All teaching staff and pupils in Years 7-11 have their own iPads. 

Responding to the needs of the individual student is a vital aspect of a teacher’s role at Ashford School, whether this is during co-curricular activities, in one-to-one academic booster sessions or when guiding the most able through Oxbridge problems.

Teachers at Ashford enjoy a welcoming, comfortable and well-resourced environment and are provided with assistance from a range of support staff.  All teachers act as tutors and are expected to contribute to the co-curricular life of the School.  Single person accommodation may be available in return for boarding duties.

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Closing date for receipt of applications:  12 noon on Wednesday 20 March

Interviews:  w/c 25 March

Note - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible 

Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational, independent day and boarding schools, having twice been voted Independent School of the Year.  The School was endorsed as excellent in every category during the most recent inspection.  Ashford School is a Teaching School, only one of a small number of Independent Schools in the UK.

Ashford School is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education across England. As a group, we achieve more by sharing than any single school could. 

Ashford School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from graduates, NQTs or experienced teachers.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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More about Ashford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: East Hill, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8PB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1233 625171
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Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational independent day and boarding school, founded in 1898, and voted Independent School of the Year 2010/2011.  The school was endorsed as outstandingly successful in every category during the m...