Main Scale Teacher of Computer Science & ICT

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Main Scale Teacher of Computer Science & ICT

Required for September 2020 a teacher of Computer Science & ICT for our expanding Digital Technology Department.  We are looking for a practitioner who is enthusiastic about preparing our students for the digital age.

Ferndown is a successful 13-19 Upper School that is a centre of excellence for STEM. We have a strong reputation for supporting and inducting NQTs and experienced teachers. Digital Technology is part of our Science and Computing Faculty composed of 11 teachers and four support staff. The wider Science & Computing Faculty is a friendly, collegiate team, who work hard together to achieve high standards and have achieved excellent results.  It is a strong faculty with high levels of recruitment and success at A Level, with many going on to take these subjects at University.

As a lead STEM school, we have a sophisticated range of STEM enrichment in place, including the EPQ, engineering competitions and extra-curricular clubs.

We welcome applications from both trainees/NQTs and more experienced teachers of Computing & ICT.  Please see further department information, the person specification and job description for the role further in this pack. If you would like further information, please contact Toby Osborne, Head of Digital Technology on

An information Pack is available here, and an application form can be found on the job vacancies section of our website.

Completed Application Forms should be uploaded via Dorset For You or sent to .

Ferndown Upper School is a great place to work and we look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date:        Monday 7th October  at Midnight Via Dorset For You

Or delivered direct to the School Office or email to

by 9.00 a.m. on Tuesday 8th October 2019                                  

Interviews:           Tuesday 15th October 2019

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

Ferndown Upper School values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.