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Computing Teacher - Full-time

St John's Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5461-246T
  • Posted:07/05/2024
  • Pay:Main/Upper Pay Scale
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:05/07/2024 at 16:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Required for September 2024

(Applications for an earlier start are also welcome)

We are seeking to appoint a committed Teacher of Computing who will inspire our young people and share our values to ensure that every pupil will succeed and thrive. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will consistently deliver engaging lessons and be extremely ambitious and highly motivated to support and lead our pupils. The successful candidate will be joining a highly effective and respected department, working and collaborating with an exceptionally committed and talented team of practitioners.

In addition to an exciting and engaging core KS3 Computing curriculum, the school offers a range of KS4 and KS5 Computing based courses for students to select from; these include GCSE Computer Science, Level 1/2 Digital Information Technology and Level 3 Extended Certificate in Information Technology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across different key stages (the timetable will be personalised to best reflect the successful candidate’s experiences and interests).

We would welcome applications from experienced Computing teachers and those who are newly embarking on their teaching career.

Information about the school

St John’s is a very successful co-ed Catholic school with over 1300 students including c.300 in our Sixth Form. We have a very strong Catholic ethos and pride ourselves in being a warm and welcoming community, something that was externally recognised in our most recent Section 48 Inspection of January 2020, where we achieved ‘Outstanding Catholic School’ status. The school’s 2023 Progress 8 score of +0.33 was the sixth consecutive examination year that the school achieved a positive score on this key performance measure and a wonderful reflection of the talented and dedicated students and staff we have at the school.

This is an excellent and exciting time to join the school and be part of an enthusiastic, forward thinking and supportive team.

If you would like to be part of this exciting opportunity, go to our website www.stjohnscs.com and click on the Information tab to locate Job Vacancies, Recruitment Information and Monitoring forms.

Kindly complete the following forms and email them to Mrs L O'Neill (loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk): Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form, Consent to Obtain References Form and Staff Recruitment Online Checks Form.

St John's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, Enhanced DBS check and an online social media profile check. This role includes specific safeguarding responsibilities, as defined in the job description. Our school’s dedicated Child Protection Policy can be viewed on our school website.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

This post will be subject to safer recruitment procedures.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs L O'Neill
  • Address:St John's Catholic Comprehensive, Rochester Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JW
  • Telephone: 01474 534718
  • Email: loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.