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Teacher of Computer Science - Maternity

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-229T
  • Posted:14/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS to UPS depending on experience
  • Start Date:September 2023 or earlier
  • App Close Date:27/03/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 27 March 2023


Teacher of Computer Science

Part-time 0.4FTE

Part-time, Fixed term, Maternity Cover: Starting April 2023 – August 2024

Salary: MPS - UPS depending on experience                                                                                       


We are seeking a part time, fixed-term Teacher of Computer Science to cover maternity leave. This position offers an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to start or further their career. There is the opportunity to teach Computer Science from Year 7 to Sixth Form.

Join a successful team of Computer Science specialists

You will be joining a successful Computer Science team where every teacher is a subject specialist. Our students enjoy the challenge of Computer Science and our approach to learning is centred on finding solutions to real problems, engaging the students in creative, collaborative thinking with real purpose.   Each year students take part in national competitions and attend summer schools. Many students follow their ambitions to study Computer Science in Higher Education.   

We are committed to staff wellbeing and offer:


  • 5 Additional INSET days a year
  • No afterschool meetings
  • Staff laptop and dedicated staff work areas
  • Free use of our Fitness suite
  • Staff wellbeing package including winter flu jabs
  • Ample parking and electric car charging
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Active staff community and socials

Your personal development, our priority

There is individualised professional development to support your career stage be it ECT, middle or senior leadership. We are an International Baccalaureate World School – IB experience is beneficial but not essential as training is provided.  

How to apply

Please send completed application form to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk  CVs will not be accepted.   

Closing date for applications: 09:00 27 March 2023  

Interviews: Week commencing 27 March 2023 

Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Information about the school

Tonbridge Grammar School is a high performing state grammar school in Kent. Educating girls aged 11 to 16 years and with a co-ed sixth form, TGS regularly features in listings of the top ranked schools in the South East and the UK. In our most recent inspection in 2019 we were rated outstanding in every area by Ofsted. We have a vibrant enrichment programme and wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do. There is a real sense of community with staff, students and parents/carers working together.

A community where everyone is valued and supported to success 

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students and consistently work to remove any barriers to progress and believe in fulfilling the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) outlined in The Equality Act 2010. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and warmly welcome applicants from all backgrounds.  

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.