Teacher of Computer Science, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Closing date:Expiring soon

Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett Academy

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Computer Science  

From January 2019, RWBA need an outstanding, competent, enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated teacher of Computing, to join a hugely popular, vibrant and innovative Department with outstanding results to take on the role of Teacher of Computer Science. 

The ideal candidate will have superb subject knowledge and a passion for teaching Computer Science and working with students at all levels. Having taught Computer Science is preferred, but not essential. The successful candidate would be part of a successful and growing department and will have opportunities to teach students from Year 7 to Year 12. We have state of the art computer suites, including touchscreen Dell 360 Vostros, Raspberry Pi’s and Lego Mindstorms. We deliver a core Computing programme, with over 100 students choosing to take the subject at GCSE and a well-established A-level in both Computing and Electronics

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and ambitious teacher who is looking to excel within a forward thinking and successful Academy and further their leadership and management skills. NQTs and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.

In return we can offer the full benefits of our excellent support and CPD programmes both internally and through Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust.

RWBA is a highly successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,760 students on roll including 321 students in our Sixth Form and is ranked in the Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”.  As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.

If you believe you have the experience, vision and drive for this role then we would like to hear from you.

Job Description

The job description lists all the main duties of the post, together with further details of the competencies (skills), experience, qualifications, knowledge and abilities required to do the job. The criteria listed within the job description detail how each of these areas will be assessed. It is important that you identify the competencies, experience, qualifications, knowledge and abilities that will be assessed by application form, as you will need to provide evidence that you meet these criteria. 


We will require two satisfactory references before a job offer is confirmed; one of which must be your current Headteacher in your present or most recent employment. Please remember to check that your referees are actually available to provide a reference, as failure to do this could cause a delay in confirming your appointment.

There is a lot of information about the academy available on our website www.rwba.org.uk

We hope you will feel inspired to apply for the post of Teacher of Computer Science at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy. 

Job location

More about Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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