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Teacher of Computing

Surbiton High Senior SchoolSurbiton, Greater London

Surbiton High School seeks an enthusiastic and outstanding Teacher of Computing, who is passionate about inspiring, encouraging and empowering our pupils to achieve their very best in the subject of Computing.

Surbiton High School is a friendly and vibrant community where people matter, results count and where a passion for excellence drives everything we do. Our inspirational staff are dedicated to creating an intellectually rigorous and challenging academic environment, making Surbiton High School a place where a passion and energy abound, a school with a real heart and soul, where we look beyond the A* to offer a breadth of opportunity which allows every pupil and staff member to flourish.


Reporting line: Head of Computing & Digital Strategy

Tenure: Permanent, Full-Time


Key Responsibilities:

  • To possess and maintain a deep and secure knowledge of your subject and the best practice pedagogy associated with its delivery.
  • To create a challenging and stimulating classroom climate that will motivate pupils to learn, think independently, take risks, empathise with others, and perform to the best of their abilities.
  • To monitor progress against prior attainment and employ effective intervention strategies when required.
  • To undertake high quality preparation, marking and report writing, in line with School policy, so that pupils achieve the highest possible standards.
  • To be prepared to take on the role of Form Tutor, which will encompass academic, pastoral and administrative responsibilities. Tutors have oversight of their tutees’ general well-being and academic progress, and they are the first point of contact for parents.
  • To conduct yourself in an appropriate professional manner at all times, supporting and fostering the aims and safeguarding policies of the School.
  • To contribute to the organisation and running of co-curricular and enrichment activities.
  • To be an active participant in CPD training opportunities, sharing best practice with colleagues, as requested.


The successful candidate will be likely to fit the following profile:

  • Good Honours degree
  • A postgraduate teaching qualification including QTS, would be an advantage
  • Evidence of further relevant professional development
  • Evidence of further relevant professional development
  • Ability to deliver inspiring lessons at KS3, GCSE and A-level
  • The ability to inspire, motivate and support pupils and colleagues in a successful and dynamic school
  • A proven track record of delivering on academic performance
  • Evidence of successful, inspiring and innovative teaching at all levels
  • Up-to-date knowledge of successful and innovative teaching and the latest curriculum developments and initiatives
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity and an ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality
  • Personal warmth to gain the confidence of pupils, staff and parents
  • Ability to communicate concisely and sensitively, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences
  • Positive, enthusiastic and energetic approach to life
  • Committed to Surbiton High School’s ethos and strategic vision


To Apply

Please apply online by clicking on the following:

https://unitedlearning.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2142615?cid=1567 

Closing date for Applications: 8.00am, Tuesday 13 April  2021

Interviews to be held week commencing: 19 April  2021

For any queries relating to the role or your application, please email recruitment@surbitonhigh.com


Surbiton High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that the School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.


Surbiton High School is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing.

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