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Computer Science Teacher

Kennet SchoolWest Berkshire

Required for: September 2022 (July start available for ECTs)

We are looking for somebody who shares our passion for this subject and our drive to develop the outstanding programmers and computer scientists of the future. The Computer Science department is a beacon of excellence both locally and nationally. We have a very strong uptake at Key Stage 4 and 5 where pupils achieve outstanding results.

At Kennet, we value our teachers and invest heavily in professional development. We are committed to developing teachers at all stages in their careers.

We offer:  

  • an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and    
  • allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals;    
  • outstanding facilities and resources;    
  • high quality inset days, Minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke three-year induction programme for new teachers & leadership development programmes;    
  • a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;    
  •  rigid procedures for managing behaviour;    
  • an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’.

For further insight into the Computer Science Department and Kennet School please download the application pack.

We would like you to be:  

  • able to teach Computer Science up to GCSE and preferably A Level;    
  • creative, forward thinking attitude and unapologetically passionate about your subject;    
  • committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;    
  • willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;    
  • hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

How to Apply: The easiest way to apply is by clicking ‘Quick Apply’.  Alternatively, you can download our application form from the ‘Vacancies’ section of our website and send your completed document to office@kennetschool.co.uk

The school’s successes are well documented, but we believe that it is most impressive when seen in action. We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Ms L Mathews, Deputy Headteacher, for more information.

Application Deadline: 9am on Friday, 10 December 2021 (we reserve the right to close and shortlist early, therefore early applications are encouraged). 

Candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after.

Interview Date: Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 December 2021

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff to share in that commitment; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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