We are looking for a temporary teacher of computing from September 2019. The post is part-time, approximately 0.6 FTE, currently timetabled over 3 days per week.
The successful candidate must have the ability to teach computer science across all key stages
They will be enthusiastic, energetic with the ability to inspire pupils to achieve the highest possible standards academically and personally.
The Computing Department
The Computing department at The Queen’s School currently employs two members of staff. The teaching is distributed fairly to ensure both teachers have a share of all subjects and all age ranges. There are two computing suites (F7, F8) with 26 and 21 computers respectively and each room has a projector and audio facilities as well as air conditioning.
About the School
The Queen’s School is a leading selective GSA Independent day school providing education for around 600 girls between the ages of 4 and 18 years.
The school is highly successful, with a strong and consistent emphasis on the needs of individual pupils that focuses on enabling pupils to challenge, question and develop. The Queen’s school is well known for its excellent pastoral care, which is a hallmark of its community and underpins the academic focus that characterises the school. The vast majority of our pupils go on to attend their first choice university, including medical and Oxbridge places, and leave the school as confident, articulate and well balanced young women.
The school is situated close to the centre of the thriving, historic city of Chester and a few minutes cycle ride or drive from the unspoiled countryside of Cheshire, Wirral and North Wales. Manchester and Liverpool are within easy reach, and London is 2.5 hours away via train.
The ISI awarded the school the highest standard of “excellent” in all categories in its most recent inspection.
Working at Queen’s
The Queen’s School has an outstanding reputation for staff and pupil welfare and staff career progression is important. Continuous professional development opportunities are offered, as is specific support for NQTs. The school is a member of the Girls’ Schools Association network of schools, enabling access to a wealth of support, information and training.
Teachers at The Queen’s School are ambitious for themselves and for the school, but mainly for their pupils, getting to know them as individuals to set challenging but achievable targets. Across all year groups, there is an expectation of excellent results. At the Senior School, this includes the preparation of students for entry to highly competitive courses, including Oxbridge.
The Queen’s School invests proactively in technology to support teaching and learning, and an extensive and well-populated Virtual Learning Environment is well used by all pupils and staff at both the Lower and Senior Schools. All pupils in the Senior School have individual iPads and all teachers (Lower and Senior Schools) are provided with individual iPads to enhance their practice.
How to Apply
Please visit our website Job Vacancies to download an application form and full details about this position.
Applications will only be accepted on a school application form and must be received by the deadline of noon on Monday 20th May 2019.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd May 2019.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. Child safety recruitment procedures operate and the post is subject to references and an Enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.