This job expired on 13 June 2023

  • Start date details

    4 September 2023 or 8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

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  • Full time teaching post with time allocation for Assistant Head of Faculty responsibilities

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Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2.2 - currently £5,021

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic full time Teacher of Computer Science and ICT to join our Ethics and Computing Faculty at Cirencester Deer Park School as Assistant Head of Computing and Ethics on a permanent basis from 4 September 2023 or 8 January 2024. The successful candidate will join a supportive team as Assistant Head of Faculty teaching Computer Science and ICT, alongside the Head of Faculty who teaches Religious Studies and PSHEe. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Teacher seeking a new challenge and a post of responsibility for a January start, or someone who is new to the area for a September start.

For further information, please refer to the letter to applicants and information pack which includes faculty information, Assistant Head of Faculty job description and details about working at Deer Park.

Completed application forms should be accompanied by a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, covering the points mentioned in the letter to applicants, to arrive no later than 9am on Tuesday 13 June 2023.

What the school offers its staff

The school's values of Trust, Kindness and Determination underpin all we do. Our pupils enjoy their learning in a disruption free environment, and staff are proud to work here. Following our Ofsted inspection in January 2023, Cirencester Deer Park School continues to be a good school. Inspectors noted that:

  • “Pupils welcome leaders’ high expectations of their behaviour and conduct… Pupils enjoy their learning and feel well prepared for the future.”
  • “Pupils behave well in lessons and benefit from learning without low-level disruption from others.”
  • “Staff are proud to work at the school. They feel well supported by leaders in respect of workload, well-being and managing pupils’ behaviour.”

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils and employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and the receipt of satisfactory references.

Our Ofsted Report in January 2023 confirmed: "Leaders have established a strong culture of safeguarding. Appropriate checks are made on adults working in the school. Staff understand the priority that should be given to safeguarding. They receive effective training and report concerns about pupils or adults appropriately."

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About Cirencester Deer Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

As a high performing comprehensive school with 1000 pupils in the South Cotswolds, Cirencester Deer Park School is committed to providing outstanding education and developing our staff. Having initially converted to an Academy in April 2011, we are now a leading member of The Corinium Education Trust, the first ‘mixed’ Multi-Academy Trust in Gloucestershire which brings together a large secondary, community primary and church schools; the leaders of which are ambitious for their pupils’ learning and life chances and are committed to continuous school improvement.

Arranging a visit to Cirencester Deer Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email a.boucher@deerparkschool.net.

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