Head of Computer Science, Bristol, City of

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Bristol Grammar SchoolBristol, City of

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and inspirational teacher to lead our committed and talented Computer Science department. The Head of Computer Science will be responsible for the leadership, oversight and good management of the Computer Science department. They will work with the departmental staff to ensure that the quality of teaching is at its very best, leading on new learning and teaching innovations in the subject, helping to facilitate all staff in the Department to discuss their teaching and develop new pedagogical techniques.

Computer Science is a rapidly growing subject within the school and so experience teaching the GCSE specification would be advantageous.  In the Sixth Form, students follow the OCR linear specification. The department is looking to expand the Computer Science curriculum from Year 7-11 offering a wide variety of applications to each year group. The department has successfully built up a number of programing based clubs and are always looking at expanding the extra-curricular opportunities offered to students. For more information, please see the job description.

To apply please complete an application form (please download, save as then complete the application form) and a monitoring form. This should be accompanied by a brief covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr JM Barot. Please send to the HR Department, BGSHR@bgs.bristol.sch.uk (Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR). Please note a PDF version of the application is preferable, however if you experience problems with the PDF, a word version is available. 

The closing date for applications is Monday, 17 June 2019, at 9am 

Interviews will be planned for the week commencing 24 June 2019. 



More about Bristol Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 973 6006
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