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Teacher of Computer Science 0.4-0.7 fte

Royal Russell SchoolCroydon

September 2023


Are you an outstanding Computer Science teacher able to deliver effective teaching and learning in Computer Science to our enthusiastic students from KS3 through to A-level? You will have a passion for the subject and be committed to ensuring students are engaged, challenged and feel empowered to achieve.


Royal Russell School is an HMC/IAPS co-educational school with over 1100 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in South London. We have 200 boarding students in the Senior School and are proud of our beautiful day and boarding facilities that rank amongst the best in the UK. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. Our latest ISI Inspection was carried out in September 2022 and we are delighted to report that Royal Russell achieved the top grade of excellent in every aspect. 


As a result of expansion in the Computer Science department, we are looking for an excellent teacher to join our dedicated and highly successful team of four teachers. Students consistently achieve outstanding results in the CIE specification for Computer Science at GCSE and A-level. In 2022, 57% of A-level students attained A*-A grades and 100% attained A*-C grades. At GCSE, 76% achieved 7-9 grades (including 27% at grade 9) and 86% achieved a 6 or higher. Each year sixth form Computer Science students successfully achieve places to read computer Science at university and many  The Computer Science department is housed in a dedicated suite of 4 computer rooms.


If you are an innovative and inspirational teacher with a passion and enthusiasm for your subject, who is committed to achieving high standards within a successful department, then we would love to hear from you. You should have outstanding subject knowledge and be able to teach Computer Science to the highest levels at GCSE and A-level. In addition, you should be keen to deliver high quality tutorial support and support a range of co-curricular activities. This post could suit a newly qualified teacher or an experienced practitioner.


We are a friendly, warm and nurturing school and we are committed to doing the very best for our students, setting them high expectations in a supportive environment while fostering independent learning and practical skills. You will become a central part of our diverse, enthusiastic and energetic family. The strength of community at Royal Russell is paramount to the success of every individual and we strongly believe that we learn and achieve together.  


Royal Russell offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary on our own salary scale which is above SNS and rewards staff in line with their qualifications and experience, and the opportunity to take on additional pastoral and academic responsibilities for which an additional allowance is paid. As part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School, you will work with a fantastic team of dedicated, supportive and friendly staff in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links (Coombe Lane tram stop served by the New Addington tram is opposite the School entrance). Teachers automatically join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS), or you may opt into an alternative defined contribution pension with free life cover on a promoted salary scale. In addition, you will have access to free car parking, free meals, a discount of up to 50% on School fees, (85% discount for wrap around care before and after school during term-time and 25% discount with the Royal Russell Holiday Club which operates during School holiday periods), and the use of our sporting and gym facilities (on-site tennis courts, swimming pool and gym), free of charge. Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found on our School recruitment page at: You can also contact us by email at or telephone HR on 020-8657-4433.   


Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 9am on Monday 20th February 2023. Interviews will be held at the school the following w/c 27th February 2023.If you have not heard from us by Friday 3rd March 2023 youshould presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.  


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff. 


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