Computer Science Postgraduate, Bracknell Forest

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Wellington CollegeBracknell Forest

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A school like no other, Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools and has an enviable reputation for excellence and innovation. We’re currently looking for a Postgraduate Teacher to teach Computer Science across the full age range from year 9 to year 13.

Computer Science is one of the fastest growing departments at the College and has seen growth in numbers consistently over the past 5 years. In addition to the academic courses available, we also run workshops and extra-curricular activities each week. Join us, and not only will you help deliver exciting and engaging lessons, you’ll be able to support the learning, pastoral and co-curricular needs of our students too.

As well as teaching a standard timetable allocation, you will play an active role in the extra-curricular life of the Department. This will involve contributing to off-timetable workshops, extension programmes, pre-university seminars and competitions etc. Setting and marking examinations, sharing good practice and resources and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children are all aspects of a role that will see you play your part in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning in the department and the wider college.

A great opportunity to draw upon your interests and enthusiasms, and contribute wholeheartedly to other aspects of school life, you will need a minimum of a good level degree in a relevant subject. You’ll also need an excellent understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, programming and theory. The character, personality, ‘teachability’ and ambition to learn and develop within the role is essential too, as is a willingness to participate in extra-curricular activities such as sport, drama, school trips, CCF activities etc.

Not only is this an excellent career development opportunity, it also comes with a generous salary and benefits package. So, if you are committed to boarding school life, have a genuine passion for the subject and are keen to continue to develop professionally, apply today. 

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the teaching vacancies page of our website by clicking the apply button below.

We are holding an Open Day at the College for interested candidates on 6 April 2019. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Julie Rees, HR Director, on 01344 753455 or by emailing

Closing date: 6pm, Wednesday 17 April 2019

Interviews will take place w/c 22 April 2019

The College is committed to equality and diversity and the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.

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More about Wellington College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1344 444 000
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Wellington College is a vibrant and challenging co-educational boarding and day school which seeks to provide an inspirational educational experience for its pupils, teachers, parents and all other members of its communi...