CURRICULUM DIRECTOR OF COMPUTING FOR BRIGHTER FUTURES LEARNING PARTNERSHIP TRUST Hungerhill School, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Job description

• Develop and implement policies and practices which reflect the UTCs commitment to high achievement through effective teaching and learning.
• Have an enthusiasm for the curriculum area which motivates and supports other staff and encourages a shared understanding of the contribution the subject can make to all aspects of students’ lives.
• Use relevant UTC, local and national data to inform targets for development and further improvement for individuals and groups of students.
• Raise the level of achievement for all students through a Curriculum Development Plan (CDP) which identifies clear targets, time-scales and success criteria for its monitoring. This should be in line with the UTC Development Plan (UDP).
• Monitor student progress and evaluate the effects on teaching and learning by working alongside colleagues, analysing work and outcomes.
• Chair meetings of subject staff (including provision of agenda and minutes) and provide other briefings as necessary.
• Implement all quality assurance procedures outlined in the QA programme, including undertaking lesson observations, learning walks, work scrutiny and student voice activities.
• Establish and implement clear policies and practices for assessing, recording and reporting on students’ achievement in the curriculum area.
• Attend all necessary Middle Leader Meetings.
• Liaise with parents over all matters concerning pupil performance in the curriculum area.
• Report to the appropriate Governors’ Committee regarding progress and results in computing.
• Liaise with the mathematics department to ensure there is a coordinated response to the school meeting its targets for 4+/5+/7+, including English and mathematics, to include a specific focus on pupil premium and SEND students.

Essential educational requirements

QTS
Degree

Essential qualifications

QTS
Degree

Essential skills and experience

• Highly developed communication skills.
• Highly developed interpersonal skills.
• Excellent time management and organisational skills.
• The ability to work as part of a team and motivate others.
• An awareness of the appraisal process and how it is used to support staff development.

Employee benefits

Being part of our Trust will offer you a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself, and, have a strong influence on student outcomes across our family of schools, initially focussing on the secondary phase. We actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of good practice; we believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest expectations, all children and young people can excel.


About Hungerhill School

Address
Hungerhill Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN3 2JY
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Hungerhill School website (opens in a new window)