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Computer Science Teacher

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good School who are now seeking a Teacher of Computer Science to join their team from September. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: St Albans

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS Fringe

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: September


This Ofsted good school occupies a spacious site on the southern edge of the City of St Albans for ages 11 - 18.

They are an oversubscribed school of 1150 students in KS3, KS4 and with a growing post 16 provision working within the Alban Learning Partners consortium including Loreto, STAGS, Townsend and Samuel Ryder. The school is exceptionally proud of its post 16 provision which is inclusive and whose value added puts them very firmly in the top 25% of schools nationally.

Ofsted - November 2023

Leadership & Management - Outstanding

Behaviour and Attitudes - Outstanding

Personal Development - Outstanding

Sixth Form Provision - Outstanding

The school's behaviour policy gives an emphasis to positive reward as well as sanctions, and operate in a calm environment, the Head is very clear that there is no shouting. They also work closely with the parents of our students and communicate school news to parents weekly via the school newsletter.

They have a commitment to developing every member of staff, reflected in a range of development activities.
These include:
- Access to courses
- On-site coaching and observation programmes
- Regular reviews
- Full induction programme
- Opportunities to contribute to whole-school initiatives
- Regular opportunities to present ideas to the line manager/s
- Performance management forms a yearly cycle with ample opportunity to discuss career aspirations and how to develop your role within the academy

They actively seek to recruit and support non-teaching staff who are committed to a pathway to teach. In many cases they support with classroom experience, secure training positions and then look to employ once qualified.
The school have a robust induction and mentoring program for all new staff regardless of experience to ensure that new colleagues settle quickly and are supported to be successful in their new role.

They also have an excellent track record in mentoring staff towards middle management and leadership roles.

St Albans is a vibrant and well connected market town in south east Hertfordshire.

Travel to London or Milton Keynes is fast via the Thameslink rail line. There is a good bus service to areas such as Luton, Hemel Hempstead and Hatfield as well as surrounding villages.

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