37 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type


Pay scale

ECT - UPS, depending on experience

Additional allowances

TLR3 for Second in Department post

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have experience of teaching computer science and IT
  • Have excellent verbal and written skills
  • Be an inspirational and student-centred teacher who has high expectations of all learners
  • Be able to motivate students of all levels and abilities to achieve their aspirations
  • Be a team player
  • Be energetic with a self-assured attitude
  • Be confident and keen for career progression
  • Be committed to the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the school

What the school offers its staff

  • Work/life balance: maximum load of 43 lessons per 2-week teaching cycle
  • Staff Wellbeing: mental health first aiders on site, regular staff events, active staff voice
  • CPD: A culture based on the best evidence-informed teacher development, to help you be be the best you can be
  • A-Level Teaching: a growing 6th form offers our staff opportunities to teach their subject from KS3 - KS5
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free flu vaccination and eye care
  • Free parking and access to excellent transport links

Further details about the role

The Bulmershe School seeks an outstanding Teacher of Computing with a strong passion and good knowledge to join our friendly department. Depending on experience, the successful candidate could assume the post of Second in Department, a TLR3 position that attracts a remuneration of £2,000pa.

The Computing Department at Bulmershe offers a rich, stimulating and inclusive curriculum designed to meet the needs of all students at key stages 3, 4 and 5. At KS3, we offer a differentiated, centrally planned and resourced curriculum. Spanning three years it amounts to a minimum of 100 hours of learning. Our KS4 curriculum for years 10 and 11, offers OCR GCSE in Computer Science and BTEC Level 1/2 Technical Award in Digital Information Technology. At KS5, we offer three courses: OCR Computer Science, Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Certificate in Information Technology and Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ECDL). The successful candidate will be joining a department that has earned a reputation for outstanding resources, a positive and stimulating learning environment and collaborative planning. The department is currently experiencing growth in enrolments at GCSE and A/Levels that any school will be very proud of.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Teach OCR Computer Science GCSE and A-level
  • Teach BTEC and Cambridge Technical levels at KS4 and 5
  • Teach to the KS3 National Curriculum for years 7-9
  • Pro-active lesson planning and marking
  • Plan and deliver engaging lessons that cater to the needs of diverse learners
  • Assess student progress and provide constructive feedback
  • Support and mentor students in their development
  • Treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of students

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk

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About The Bulmershe School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1436 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 9353353

The Bulmershe School is a heavily oversubscribed school which sits at the heart of the Woodley community. We are a mixed, Corvus Learning Trust Academy school of nearly 1,500 students aged between 11 and 18, who come from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Our vibrant and inclusive school strives for students to be happy, self-confident and aspirational learners and thinkers. We take enormous pride in our caring reputation and anyone who joins our team should be committed to achieving high levels of responsibility, mutual respect and resilience within the safe and nurturing environment of our school community.

Arranging a visit to The Bulmershe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk.

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