Queen's College

Job vacancy details

Teacher of Computing

Location: Somerset TA1 4QS

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits

Working Pattern: Required for September 2017Full time

Closing date: 8 May 2017


Queen’s College Taunton is one of the leading independent boarding schools based in the south-west of the country, educating approximately 780 boys and girls from age 0 to 18.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to take the lead teaching Computer Science across the school. Computer Science is becoming increasingly popular subject and candidates will need to be able to demonstrate a proficient working knowledge of VB.net and SQL as well as having some knowledge of micro:bit technology and other practical applications of computing. They should have a good understanding of the principles of Computer Science from KS3 up to A level / IB standard and its pedagogical methods. Extensive experience in programming is essential.

Applicants should have good communication skills and an ability to be creative and inspiring in their work. The applicant needs to have a vision on how best to develop Computing as a technical study throughout the school, making Computer Science relevant to each of the year group.

The work will be exciting and challenging and will provide the opportunity for broad experience in the classroom, in co-curricular activities and pastorally rewarding within the school.

For any further details please contact Nick O’Donnell ( njo@queenscollege.org.uk ).

A full job description and application forms can be found at www.queenscollege.org.uk/Job-vacancies

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to vacancies@queenscollege.org.uk

All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form.

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date of Monday 8th May 2017 at 5pm.

Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and with the DBS.

To Apply:

Queen's College
Trull Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4QS
Website: http://www.queenscollege.org.uk