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Teacher of Computer Science

Teacher of Computer Science

Permanent; Full time; Term time only

Commencing: January 2025

Closing date: 24 June 2024 at 12 noon

An opportunity has arisen for a talented and passionate teacher to join the Computer Science Department at Haileybury.

We are seeking a dynamic and committed educator to teach Computer Science from Lower School 1 through to the Upper Sixth. Computer Science is offered as GCSE, A Level, and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, alongside bespoke in-house options. These courses cover all aspects of modern computing, including programming in Python, using web technologies like HTML and JavaScript, app design, and understanding the practical and ethical implications of AI. Pupils also gain a thorough understanding of the hardware systems that underpin these technologies.

We believe that computing is about the application of logic to solve complex problems. We emphasise creativity, critical thinking, analytical skills, communication, innovation, and resilience. These skills are essential for pupils to thrive in an increasingly digital world.

Please see the attached candidate brief for more information.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18. 

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas.  We are academically selective, and as such teachers are expected to support pupils to be intellectually curious, reflective and collaborative. Innovation in teaching and learning is at the heart of school development, and candidates should have a commitment to exploring a variety of teaching methods to motivate and inspire pupils.

Colleagues contribute fully to the co-curricular and pastoral life of the School.  The School has exceptional facilities supporting an extensive co-curricular offering and excellent pastoral care.

Haileybury is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire. Full time members of the teaching staff are usually provided with school accommodation, situated either on or near the school site.

The School offers exciting career development opportunities, supported by a comprehensive professional development programme.

Other benefits include pension, private healthcare, and substantial fee remission.  Teachers have access to the School’s facilities including gyms, a swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres. 

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the attached application form in full, with reference to the enclosed candidate brief and return it to teacherrecruitment@haileybury.com by 24 June at 12 noon.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience.  Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of our Privacy Notice for Staff and Recruitment Policy.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Candidate Brief

Application Form