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Employer St Paul's School for Girls
Location Birmingham
Salary MPR + TLR 2B
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

The Governing Body of St Paul’s School for Girls is seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Computer Science for commencement September 2017/January 2018.  We seek an outstanding practitioner with the ability to lead the delivery of Computer Science at Key Stages 3, and with a view to developing it in KS4 and 5 in this outstanding Catholic School.  We are looking for a dedicated and committed leader to drive academic progress and take a key role in supporting and developing the Catholic life of the school. The successful candidate will have a proven track record to make their next step into leadership.

Salary: MPR + TLR 2B

St Paul's is a Catholic comprehensive school for girls aged 11-19. St Paul's is in the top 5 % of schools in the UK and the top comprehensive school in Birmingham.  In 2016 GCSE 88% A*-C including English and Maths and progress was 0.51, the second highest in the whole of Birmingham, including Grammar Schools.  Ofsted 2017 found St Paul’s to be ‘an outstanding school’.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Able to inspire and manage pupils in a well-resourced dept.
  • An outstanding teacher with a track record of delivering Computer Science and ICT, securing excellent GCSE and ideally, A level results.
  • Someone who has high expectations of pupils (both attainment and behaviour).
  • Fully supportive of the school in meeting its requirements for collective worship and liturgy.
  • Someone with excellent organisational and communication skills.

We offer:

  • An established and comprehensive induction programme.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management - excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels.
  • Outstanding exam results.
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded.
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all.
  • A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff.

If you have the passion and drive to contribute to the future development of Computer Science at St Paul’s School for Girls, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Monday 26 June 2017
For further details please ring for an application pack or download one from our website.
Interviews: 28 June 2017.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

St Paul’s School for Girls,
Vernon Road,
B16 9SL,
Tel: 0121 454 0895, Email:

About the employer

Information about St Paul's School for Girls
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Vernon Road
West Midlands
B16 9SL
United Kingdom
+44 121 456 4803