Development Coordinator : Computer Science Ulverston Victoria High School, Ulverston, Cumbria

Job description

Permanent Post
Suitable for NQTs and experienced teachers
Full Time (1.0 fte) - Teachers Pay Scale plus TLR2A £2,796
Required for 1st September 2020

Ulverston Victoria High School is an exceptional school which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity. Our students and their teachers work hard, seek to achieve the very highest standards in all they do and are respectful of each other and of their community.

We wish to appoint an outstanding, inspiring and innovative Development Coordinator of Computer Science to join our forward thinking Computing Science Department. It is essential that the successful candidate has the experience to teach to at least GCSE standard and the ability to develop to teach this subject at A Level standard.

The successful candidate will be clearly in tune with our values and our ethos of “children first” and be totally committed to providing an exciting and rewarding experience in Computer Science for all our students regardless of their academic ability. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and dynamic newly qualified teacher or existing practitioner to play a pivotal role in a high-performing faculty with excellent results both at GCSE and A Level, with an increasing number of students choosing this subject as an option.

Equal consideration will be given to both experienced teachers and NQTs. A full and appropriate induction programme is available for all NQTs.

UVHS is a brilliant place to be a student or teacher. There is a dynamic, caring atmosphere that pervades the whole school and a real desire to inspire and achieve. The department thrives on exploring new ways of teaching and there is a real buzz of enthusiasm for the subject in the school. Computer Science is a vital and highly valued area of study and therefore this is a key appointment for UVHS.

If you are a candidate committed to high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an exceptional school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at 9.00 am.

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 11th March 2020.

Please see the introduction and applicant guidance notes, view the person specification and department information on our school website for further details.

Please note that UVHS does not accept CV applications.

Please email applications for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr M Hardwick, at

If you have any questions or queries relating to the application procedure, please do not hesitate to call Andrea Herman on 01229 483900 or email

Ulverston Victoria High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, Revised September 2019, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of employment vetting checks including an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, Teacher Prohibition Checks through the Teacher Regulation Agency, suitable references, Proof of Right to Work in the UK, pre-employment health check and professional qualifications.

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About Ulverston Victoria High School

Oversubscribed Secondary Community School with Sixth Form on the edge of the Lake District, Cumbria.

Springfield Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0EB
LA Maintained School
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