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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

M1 to UPS3 £31,350 - £47,839 per annum

Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 (£5,351) per annum for Technology & Innovation Co-ordinator role

What skills and experience we're looking for


A leading UK State School for boys aged 11-18 with a national reputation for academic excellence

Ofsted Outstanding – October 2021

Required for September 2024

Full or Part Time Teacher of Computer Science M1 – UPS3 (FTE £31,350 - £47,839)

with an option to take on responsibility for Technology & Innovation (TLR 2.3 £5,351)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, well-qualified specialist to teach at all levels within an expanding and forward-looking department. The opportunity to take on added responsibility for Technology & Innovation within the department and wider school is optional.

Computing has increased in popularity and plays an important part in the academic success and wider cultural life of the school. Over 350 students currently study Computing at GCSE and A Level. This role provides an excellent opportunity for candidates to teach A level, if desired, but this is not essential. Examination results are excellent and the subject enjoys a high status. The role is not suitable for ECTs.

For a successful candidate we are able to support the completion of an MA. The admissions policy prioritises children of staff in accordance with the admission arrangements. Subsidised staff accommodation may be available.

Further information is available on our website at https://www.watfordboys.org/48/job-vacancies. Completed application forms should be sent to Ian Cooksey, Headmaster, head@watfordboys.org. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check. The closing date for applications is Monday 15th April 9am.

What the school offers its staff

We are always seeking to improve staff wellbeing: Low academic curriculum contact time (80%) An admissions policy that prioritises children of staff Flexible approach to leave Increased holiday through disaggregation of INSET days Governors' contribution of £1,500 to staff common room Free biscuits, tea/coffee and milk Dining allowance for parents' evenings and INSETS Free flu jabs Cycle Scheme, free use of gym, free counselling service, free yoga sessions Cover supervisors and external invigilators employed Subsidised staff accommodation next to the school

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check

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About Watford Grammar School for Boys

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1533 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01923 208900

A leading, partially selective UK State School for boys aged 11-18, with an enviable national reputation for academic achievement and excellence across a broad range of sporting, musical and artistic pursuits. Expanding from 7 to 8 form entry from 2018. Outstanding Ofsted - October 2021

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