Head of Computer Science, Camden

Closing date:New this week

South Hampstead High SchoolCamden

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

South Hampstead High School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced and inspirational teacher to lead an expanding Computing Department as Head of Computer Science.

As an outstanding lead practitioner, you will teach Computer Science to highly motivated and talented pupils from Years 7 to 13. As well as delivering the curriculum, the role will involve developing opportunities beyond the classroom for students to get involved in extracurricular projects and competitions.

An excellent working knowledge of several programming languages is essential as students use Python, Visual Basic and Javascript as part of their lessons. The ability to teach Mathematics at any age range would be helpful. 

If you have a record of successful leadership and a vision for Computing at South Hampstead High School to enable us to go from strength to strength, we would be delighted to hear from you.

About the School

Working at South Hampstead is stimulating, challenging and fun. Pupils are intelligent and inquisitive, energetic and engaging. We offer competitive salaries, generous employee benefits – including opportunities for sabbaticals – and a warm, supportive environment. There is a strong emphasis on Continuous Professional Development and on supporting teachers to engage with leading education research.

The School is part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools. We offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: Monday 16th December 2019.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



More about South Hampstead High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7435 2899
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South Hampstead High School provides an excellent academic education, fostering individuality, creativity, intellectual rigour and enthusiasm.

In school, out of school and when they leave school, we want pupils to have the courage to make a difference...