September 16, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for a well-qualified and talented second in charge in Computing to provide a stimulating and dynamic environment for our students.
MPS/UPS/Level plus London Fringe Allowance TLR2b £4,783
Working Pattern
Full Time • Permanent
Closing Date
September 28, 2022


Would you like to join a popular, oversubscribed school with excellent state of the art facilities?

We are looking for a well-qualified and talented second in charge in Computing to provide a stimulating and dynamic environment for our students. The successful candidate will foster a love of their subject through passion, enthusiasm, and expertise. They will be committed to the opportunities Computing can provide and be keen to explore these both within and beyond the classroom.

Our Computing team offers popular qualifications across Key Stages 4 and 5, including ICT and Computer Science.

Please click here for further information about the department.

Furze Platt is a highly successful and inclusive mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead.  At Furze Platt, 1500 students of all abilities develop the skills and qualities to enable them to excel in the future. We are an ambitious, high-achieving and fully inclusive school in which our students are challenged and supported to achieve excellence. We are well placed for access, with good transport links to and from London and surrounding counties. Our school is very well resourced and equipped with many new facilities benefiting students and staff.  These include a state-of-the-art theatre, gym, fitness suite and new three-storey teaching block incorporating science laboratories and classrooms.

We want our students to enjoy the time they spend with us by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding. We encourage all our staff to offer enrichment opportunities with over 50 clubs and societies being offered each term. We are proud of this range of extra-curricular opportunities including Duke of Edinburgh, ski and theatre trips, visits overseas to enhance language skills and historical knowledge and many others.

We offer a friendly and harmonious campus atmosphere, with a Senior Leadership Team who genuinely want to see you succeed and develop.  Career opportunities allowing you to grow professionally within Furze Platt. Furze Platt is the lead school for Teach Maidenhead, a teacher training partnership which offers School Direct teacher training giving staff the opportunity to develop their mentoring skills.

We are keen to ensure that we support the physical and mental wellbeing of our staff. Discounted membership is available for the use of a fully equipped and well-maintained gym on-site. Staff are provided with a laptop and many have their own classrooms.  We offer access to an employee advice service (Care First) which provides information, helpful resources, and a counselling service. We encourage community spirit and staff involvement through various social events, recent ones being “tea on the terrace” in the summer term, an orienteering event, murder mystery and cooking competitions, sports after school and a Furze Platt fantasy football league. We also ensure that freshly brewed coffee is ready for you during break-time with edible treats to help you through the week!

Interested applicants are welcome to talk to Mrs Debbie Harding, HR Manager about this post, or to visit the school.

To learn more about our school and to complete an application form please refer to the vacancies section of our website

Please return completed application forms to

Closing Date: 9am, Wednesday 28th September 2022

We welcome early applications

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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