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Computing Teacher

St Dominic's SchoolSurrey

St Dominic’s School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 12 Academies and seven College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex. 

We are a special school in Surrey and provide education for pupils and students aged 7-19, typically with a primary diagnosis of Autism or social communication difficulties. Our school is located in the beautiful village of Hambledon, close to Witley, Milford, Guildford and Godalming. We have views of the Surrey hills and plenty of outdoor space, including access to the common and a Forest School site. Please visit https://stdominicsschool.org.uk/ 

At St Dominic’s we believe passionately in a multi-disciplinary, ‘needs led’ approach to meeting each child’s and young person’s needs, resulting in carefully managed groupings, including specialist intervention work from our in house therapeutic team. 

The school works closely in partnership with families, referring authorities and external agencies to coordinate the best possible education, care, guidance and support for its pupils and students. 

We are looking to appoint a flexible and enthusiastic teacher of Computing to join our hardworking supportive team. The successful candidate will be required to teach pupils and students who have a range of abilities primarily across Key Stages 4 and 5.

You must have an innovative and engaging approach to lessons to convey the subject to pupils and students, and monitor and assess to ensure the best possible progress. The successful candidate will have a commitment to developing outstanding practice and a passion for making a difference to the education and lives of our young people by motivating and inspiring our pupils and students to be the best that they can be while building positive and supportive relationships.

The successful candidate must:   

  • Have experience of teaching Computing at GCSE level.   
  • Have experience in teaching BTEC qualifications including IT and Creative Media up to and including Level 3 and an understanding of the paperwork requirements associated with delivering BTEC courses.   
  • Have an understanding of different software including the full Adobe suite, 3D rendering programmes such as Blender and game building software such as Game Maker Studio and Unity or similar.   
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Excel, Word, Access and other database management software.   
  • Have an understanding of pupils/students with SEN.

Experience of working within a SEN setting is desirable, but not essential.

Benefits include:    

  • Free car parking   
  • Lunch provided on site   
  • Employee Assistance Programme   
  • Membership to Perkbox


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Steph Chown, Head of Upper School, by email at schown@stdominicsschool.org.uk.

To apply, please follow the TES application process.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 29th January 2022

We may close this advert and interview before the closing date if we receive applications from exceptional candidates.

St Dominic’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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