Computer Science Teacher, Kent

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Duke of York's Royal Military SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MSP/TLR DYRMS allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Co-educational Boarding School: 500+ students aged 11-18

Required for September 2019.

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic individual? Do you want to be part of a unique combination of education with military values? The Duke of York’s Royal Military School has an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to join their dynamic Humanities team.

From the moment you enter the school site, you will appreciate how very special our school is. We are very well resourced, providing small classes where academic learning and high quality extra-curricular opportunities are greatly valued. Our greatest asset is our student body; we are a ‘Good’ school striving to be ‘Outstanding’.  We offer excellent training and development opportunities for staff at the various stages of their careers. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Computer Science teacher to help build up the department as it grows in size and popularity.  We are in the process of introducing new Computer Science at all key stages.  There is potential for Computer Science teaching at all key stages along with teaching part of BTec Level 3 Engineering.  Other possibilities include teaching KS3 Design and Technology NQT’s are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will be required to play an active role in boarding school life which may include tutoring, sports, clubs and activities during the day, evenings and at weekends.  A DYRMS allowance is payable of £5,368 per annum.

Accommodation may be available on site at a fair rent.  

Closing date: Midday Friday 22 March 2019

Interviews: week commencing 25 March 2019

Applicants are required to submit an Application Form and a Supporting Statement form to demonstrate the criteria of the post advertised as set out in the person specification and job description. Further details on the post and an Application Form and Supporting Statement Form can be found on the School’s website:, or by emailing Tel. 01304 245027. Applications submitted without a Supporting Statement Form will not be considered.  

If you have any specific questions about the job description or person specification please contact the Head of Computer Science, Paul Sharrad  email: 

For applicants selected for interview, two references will be sought, including a reference from your current Line Manager and most recent employer working with children.  

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and via the Disclosure and Barring 

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More about The Duke of York's Royal Military School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Dover, Kent, CT15 5EQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1304 245023
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The Duke of York’s Royal Military School is a mixed, non-denominational, state secondary boarding school with sixth form situated in Dover, Kent. It is a sponsor-led academy supported by a single-academy trust. A smaller than average secondary school...