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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (there is also the possibility for and additional TLR1a (£8,706 pa) as Head of Year 12, for the right candidate)

Additional allowances

There is an additional possibility for a TLR1a (£8,706) as Head of Year 12, for the right candidate. Please specify if you would like to be considered for this in your supporting statement.

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a key post in a dynamic and strong faculty. We are looking for someone with a genuine and infectious passion for their subject, who will enthuse and engage the students they teach; someone with high expectations for all students whatever their prior attainment.

The post is suitable for candidates who are able to teach KS3 Computer Science, GCSE Computer Science and elements of the A-Level Computer Science specification.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers as well as those new to the profession and currently in training.

What the school offers its staff

We are hugely proud of our school community. The ethos of an all boys’ school is literally written all over the walls of the school and we pride ourselves on creating a vibrant environment in which all boys thrive. Progress measures are very strong and our results are highly impressive within the context of boys’ achievement nationally.

We offer excellent career development opportunities and a highly supportive working environment. If you have the ability to inspire and motivate others, are driven towards the highest standards of Teaching and Learning and are unrelenting in your pursuit of all students having no barriers to what they can achieve, we should be delighted to receive your application.

St Birinus School is judged to be a securely Good school with students meeting the school’s high expectations (OFSTED Report February 2020). The OFSTED reports states …

“St Birinus School is a vibrant and inspiring place for pupils to learn. Pupils are very proud of their school. They feel it is a friendly and welcoming place where they really feel valued.”

St Birinus is in the top 5% of all schools nationally for boys’ progress which accurately reflects our aspirational expectations and ethos.

The Computer Science Faculty consistently achieves well above National Average examination outcomes for girls and boys. A Level Computer Science is a very popular choice with both girls and boys at Didcot Sixth Form with excellent results in 2022. Many of our students progress to study Computer Science at university.

Further details about the role

To apply, or for further information, please visit:


Commitment to safeguarding

Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in its schools to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, references and pre-employment safeguarding checks. All Leadership roles require a Section 128 check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post. All cases are considered confidentially according to the nature of role and information disclosed.

Our Safeguarding policy: http://www.st-birinus-school.org.uk/1852/sbs-policies. You will be required to bring your original degree certificate, proof of residence and photographic ID, to interview.

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About St Birinus School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01235 814444

All Boys' Comprehensive Secondary School, part of the Ridgeway Education Trust

Arranging a visit to St Birinus School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hcliff@st-birinus.oxon.sch.uk.

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