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2ic of Computer Science

Harris Academy St John's Wood, London, NW8 0NL

This job expired on 10 October 2022

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    10 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance + TLR 2

Additional allowances

Pension Scheme (TPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

2ic of Computer Science job summary

Are you looking for your next step in teaching? We are looking for a qualified, experienced teacher to join Harris Academy St John's Wood as 2iC/Deputy Head of Computer Science.

Main Areas of Responsibility

The purpose of your role will be:

  • To deputise for the Subject Coordinator, assisting in leading the creation and establishment of outstanding provision within the subject area. This to include all programmes, systems and structures taking account of the academy's values and vision leading to outstanding teaching and learning.
  • To be accountable for student progress and development in the subject area across KS3, KS4 and post 16, including meeting student achievement targets for subject areas which are agreed by the Principal and the Governing Body.
  • To ensure high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.
  • To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in the subject area, in accordance with the academy aims and policies, as determined by the Principal and Governing Body.
  • To ensure that all school policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all staff in the subject area.
  • To ensure agreed tutor programme is implemented and that tutors are effective in their role.
  • To effectively and efficiently manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources across the subject area.
  • To lead development for literacy, within subject areas, to raise standards of Literacy across the academy.

Your main areas of responsibility will fall under the areas of:

  • Operational and strategic planning (including contributing to the subject and faculty improvement plans, and assisting in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies, assessment and teaching strategies)
  • Ensuring the delivery of an appropriate, comprehensive, high quality and cost effective curriculum and leading development of the subject and its delivery
  • Staff development (including assisting in recruiting, building and managing an effective team of motivated staff)
  • Student outcomes (including assisting the director in ensuring the effective operation of target setting, monitoring and evaluation systems and the input and maintenance of accurate student data)
  • Pastoral system (including being a form tutor to a selected group of students)
  • Teaching, including acting as an outstanding role model
Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
  • Have a minimum of one year's teaching experience
  • Have proven success in raising achievement.
  • how a high level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement
  • Have recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development
  • Show good understanding of creative whole school strategies for improving literacy and numeracy and the importance of this in raising achievement
  • Have experience of embedding innovative strategies for Assessment for Learning and Learning to Learn.
  • Be willing to use coaching as a model for ensuring on-going professional development.
  • Have a proven ability to identify and implement strategies to raise standards of Teaching and Learning.
Professional Development & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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About Harris Academy St John's Wood

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1372 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 7722 8141

Building on strong historic roots within our local community, we are an excellent, high achieving secondary school that promotes creativity and academic scholarship. In September 2017, we joined the Harris Federation, which runs over 40 successful primary and secondary schools in and around London. All our dedicated staff and students work with determination to help children find and achieve their destiny.

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