Teacher of Computing and Creative Media, Devon

Closing date:

Shebbear CollegeDevon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We seek to appoint a teacher who will actively contribute to the expanding computing and ICT provision at Shebbear College.  This is a wonderful opportunity for a creative, dynamic and inspirational teacher. 

This post is for a 0.5 timetable but there may be a possibility to go full time for the right candidate. 

Suitable for NQTs.

Main requirements

The successful candidate should have the ability to do the following:- 

• Be experienced in using Python

• Have knowledge of SQL 

• Have some knowledge of languages used in web development, such as JavaScript and CSS

• Have knowledge of Adobe CC, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro

• Be able to teach Computer Science and Creative Media to KS5

• Be committed to creating an effective and inclusive learning environment

More information

The department offers KS4 options that include GCSE Computer Science and L2 BTEC TECH award in Creative Media Production. Post-16 options include A Level Computer Science (starting 2019/20) and L3 BTEC Creative Digital Media Production. Students at KS3 have computing as a discrete subject once a week and KS2 students also have lessons in computing and digital literacy.

We are looking for a colleague who is prepared to help develop these popular subjects and inspire students inside and outside the classroom.  To develop the extracurricular activities available for students and help run the popular workshops for local primary schools. Students have the opportunity to take part in a trip to New York, and there are several enhancement activities currently running.

The Computing department, indeed the whole school, provides a very friendly and supportive environment.  This appointment would suit a recent graduate or someone wishing to gain further teaching experience in this ambitious, but non-selective school. NQT’s will receive full support to ensure successful completion of their induction. 

The successful candidate will have every opportunity to gain the wide experience and responsibility, both academically and pastorally, to enable him or her to move on to higher posts at either Shebbear or elsewhere.  We would expect all candidates to participate with enthusiasm in the wider life of the School.


 In addition to working in a small friendly school in a stunning rural location we will offer a generous remuneration package to colleagues which includes:  

 Membership of the Teachers’ Pension contributory pension scheme 

 Free lunch and refreshments during term-time 

 Longer holidays than the maintained sector 

 Medical centre on site during term time 

 Use of the School facilities such as gymnasium 


We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

To apply, please complete the application form (please ensure that your referees include your current or most recent employer) and send with a covering letter (no more than 200 words) to: 

mailto:hr@shebbearcollege.co.uk or post to:

HR Manager

Shebbear College


Devon   EX21 5HJ

For further details about the role please mailto:hr@shebbearcollege.co.uk

Deadline for applications: 21st June 2019 at 12 noon. Early application advised.

Interviews will take place week commencing 1st July 2019.  

The interview will normally include a tour of the School, an observed lesson and a panel interview.

The School reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and expects all staff to share his commitment.  All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Shebbear College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
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