Teacher of Computer Science

John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject ICT
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPR/UPR

Job summary

For the period 1st September 2020 to 31st August 2021, we are looking to appoint a full-time, graduate teacher of computer science. The successful candidate will join a forward-thinking department of teachers, who are fully committed to innovative teaching methods, which motivate and engage all students.

Applicants must be able to teach across the whole ability range and should bring with them enthusiasm and expertise in the teaching of computer science up to KS4. There may be the opportunity to teach A level for the right candidate.

Applications from well-qualified NQTs are encouraged.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1446 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@jkhs.org.uk

About John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy

John Kyrle is a popular High School with an 8-form entry and caters for 1400 students, including 300 in the sixth form. Students are drawn from the town of Ross and the surrounding rural area. The school was formed in 1979 from the amalgamation of the existing Grammar and County Secondary Schools. The school is located on the Ledbury Road about half a mile from the Market House and adjoining the duel carriageway.

The school is organised on a year basis with form tutors and a head of year responsible for the pastoral care and monitoring of students. Form tutors stay with their tutor groups from Years 7 to 11. Years 7/8 are overseen by lower-school heads of year but from Year 9 a new head of year moves through the upper school with his or her year group. A head of sixth form oversees Years 12 and 13.

The sixth form is accommodated in a purpose-built block which contains a common room, kitchen, study rooms and superb ICT facilities. Admission to sixth form courses is open but preference is given to those students who achieve two grade 5s in subjects including English and maths. Those who achieve grade 4s may still be admitted but this will be in consultation with staff. Sixth form courses include a wide range of AS and A2 levels. The school is consistently in the top quintile for progress at KS4, and with 60% A*-B grades at A2, in the top 10% of schools nationally for A level.

School location

Ledbury Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7ET