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Teacher of Computer Science

Dame Alice Owen's SchoolHertfordshire

The Governors of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invite applications for the post of Teacher of Computer Science. We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to join our very successful and very well resourced Computer Science as part of a team of 3 specialist teachers. Computer Science is taught weekly to all KS3 students and we attract good numbers to our GCSE and A Level Computer Science courses. Lessons are taught in dedicated computer suites which include the latest touch screen whiteboards. Applicants must be able to teach A Level Computer Science.

In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more grades 9-4 at GCSE. 84% of all A level entries were graded A*- B. 88% of GCSE Computer Science results were graded 7-9, with 100% at grade 5 or above; 89% of A Level Computer science results were graded A*-B.

The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links.

Please visit https://damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk/about-us/vacancies/ to download an application pack. For an informal discussion, contact Colin Jackson, Director of Digital Technology via email (jacksonc@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk).

To apply, please send your completed application forms together with a covering letter stating why you are well placed to take this position at our school to recruitment@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk

Closing date: 4pm on Wednesday 14 April 2021

Interview date: Monday 19 April 2021

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

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