Subject Leader of Computer Science

Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC5410-140S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: £18,419 to £41,604
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/06/2022 4pm Date of Interviews: tbc  

Job Description

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  • Full-time position, commencing September 2022 (an alternative start date will be considered)
  • Suitable for an Experienced Teacher, Early Career Teacher or a Computer Science Graduate who wishes to train with us
  • Salary: M1 £25,714 to UPS3 £41,604 per annum (for Qualified Teacher) / UQ1 £18,419 to UQ4 £24,507 (for Graduate trainee)
  • TLR2b (£4,944) allowance for Subject Leadership responsibilities
  • School visits encouraged, in advance of applying

Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful girls' selective schools in the country. An exciting opportunity has arisen to take a leading role in further developing and delivering A level Computer Science, working with our able and motivated students. Computer Science is taught throughout Key Stage 3 and is now a very popular GCSE course. We want to offer our students the opportunity to continue their studies in this important subject as they move into the Sixth Form.

The position would be ideal for an experienced well-qualified teacher or an Early Career Teacher. We also offer a Computer Science graduate the opportunity to train with us, which is a great opportunity to be paid as you train.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance.

Please see attached recruitment pack for more information on the role. Interested candidates should complete the attached Teaching Staff Application Form and send to Miss Helen McGrath: with a covering letter addressed to Mr Lawlor, Headteacher.

Information about the School

Located in the heart of Chelmsford, Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful girls’ selective schools in the country.

We are rated as an “outstanding” school, a badge we are proud to hold and which applies to all areas of the School’s activities.

Chelmsford County High School for Girls has been a single academy trust since 2011. This status offers us a range of opportunities to pursue academic goals whilst running the school as a limited company. The School expanded to 6 forms of entry in September 2020 in response to increasing demand for grammar school places in the area and over 1,300 girls sit our entrance test each year. Expansion will be completed by 2024 and we expect our Sixth Form to grow as a result.

Our school is led by a strong team of senior staff and governors who are constantly striving for excellence, seizing all opportunities for the benefit of our students and our staff.

You will also find it useful to visit the school website

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Helen McGrath
Broomfield Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 1RW
Telephone: 01245 352592

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