Head of Computer Science, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Concord CollegeShrewsbury, Shropshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable, above Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent

Concord College is England’s premier co-educational boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside with 577 students aged 13-19. Historic buildings sit alongside our state-of-the-art facilities which include areas providing extra-curricular activities, sport and recreation. We are truly international with upwards of 40 nationalities represented, which creates a wonderfully diverse community.

Academic achievement at Concord College has been described as ‘exceptional’ (ISI 2013). Over the last two academic years, students have achieved an average of 82% A*/A at GCSE and 80% A*/A at A level. We are also delighted that over 80 students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge between 2015 and 2018.

Following an increase in student numbers we wish to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic full-time Head of Computer Science from September 2018.

The successful candidate will have a high quality degree in Computer Science or a Mathematics-related subject and must be capable of teaching Computer Science expertly and confidently to all age groups from 13-18 and Mathematics to IGCSE level. The ability to teach Mathematics to A level would be an advantage. A willingness to contribute to the broader life of the college is expected.

We offer a generous remuneration package which includes a salary significantly above Main Scale, a personal tutor allowance, duty payments, free meals, Teachers’ Pensions and private health insurance.

The closing date for applications is 7 March 2018 at midday. Interviews will take place on Monday 19 March 2018.

For an application pack please contact:

The HR department, Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY5 7PF
    e-mail:  n.fox@concordcollege.org.uk or download the documents from:

Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Child Protection Screening is undertaken, which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Concord College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 19 years
Address: Acton Burnell Hall, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1694 731631
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Concord is a unique and exciting educational community. 

We set very high academic standards and students come to the college wanting to do their best. As an international college our students come from all over the world. They value learning, re...