West Drayton Academy is part of a successful family of schools
within our Trust, a welcoming, vibrant multicultural school in the heart of
West Drayton. The academy is part of The Park Federation Academy Trust,
allowing us to benefit from a wealth of expertise across our eight academies,
as well as enabling us to provide opportunities for sharing of good practice
and high quality training.
WDA is committed to delivering a technology based curriculum to
ensure our pupils are equipped with the tech-skills they will need in their
education and future employment. At the Park Federation, this initiative is the
‘one to one’ strategy. This strategy will make digital learning a key element
to our curriculum, it will teach children how to be confident digital learners
and it will reduce the digital divide.
We are looking for a committed and talented leader who has
expertise and knowledge in how to use technology effectively in the classroom
as a vehicle for learning. The Director of Digital Learning will be able to
guide planning and provision so that teachers and pupils are well-equipped at
using chrome books and a range of applications and programmes to make progress
in their learning across the curriculum. As well as this, the Director of
Digital Learning will keep well informed and up to date on educational research
and will make evidence-based implementations to the curriculum. The Director of
Digital Learning will continually train and develop teachers’ knowledge and
application of the digital curriculum across the school.
This role will carry a 80% teaching responsibility as a class
teacher. The additional release time will be to focus on developing a digital
curriculum across the school. This is a very exciting opportunity to implement
and lead our digital curriculum.
- Be an
outstanding existing middle or senior leader with a proven track record of
impact, creativity and rigour.
- Have a
clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding provision for digital
- Be able to
identify, drive and secure improvements to ensure high standards in all areas.
- Be the
figurehead and spokesperson for digital strategy at academy and federation
- Have an
excellent knowledge of educational technology and how to implement this
effectively as a vehicle for progress and learning
- Have the
ability to evaluate and plan strategically, motivate and inspire both staff and
- To have
experience of having contributed to policy formulation, implementation,
evaluation and review
- Have a
clear understanding of assessment and a proven ability to interpret data and
use it to focus improvements.
For the right candidate, we will offer
support and CPD;
opportunity to work with other professional colleagues across the Multi-Academy
welcoming school, with friendly, enthusiastic and supportive staff team;
ambitious and dynamic Senior leadership Team;
dedicated Governing Body;
parents and children who are keen to learn;
employee assistance programme (EAP).
complete an application form for this vacancy.
CLOSING DATE: As
and when we receive applications.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people expect all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.
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