4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L1 - L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Director of Digital Strategy

Salary: £50,929 - £55,822

Grade: (L1 – L5)

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Pension: 19.6% employer’s contribution

Start Date: As soon as possible

Lake Farm Park Academy opened in 2014. It serves the children (over 700) and families of the richly diverse and welcoming community of Hayes in West London.The academy is part of The Park Federation Academy Trust, allowing us to benefit from a wealth of expertise across our academies, as well as enabling us to provide opportunities for sharing of good practice and high quality training.

LFPA 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 Strategy 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 Strategy will keep well informed and up to date on educational research and will make evidence-based implementations to the curriculum. The Director of Digital Strategy will continually train and develop teachers’ knowledge and application of the digital curriculum across the school.

This role will carry a teaching responsibility as a class teacher with leadership time to focus on developing a digital curriculum across the school.

What the school offers its staff

The ideal candidate will:

  • 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 learning.
  • 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 level.
  • 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 students
  • 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 candidates, we will offer

  • Extensive support and CPD;
  • The opportunity to work with other professional colleagues across the Multi-Academy Trust;
  • A welcoming school, with friendly, enthusiastic and supportive staff team;
  • An ambitious and dynamic Senior leadership Team;
  • A dedicated Governing Body;
  • Supportive parents and children who are keen to learn;
  • an employee assistance programme (EAP)

If you would like further information, then please contact Harshindar Buttar, Principal, on hbuttar@theparkfederation.org

To apply, please complete an application form.

CLOSING DATE: As and when we receive successful applications.

“The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List”.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@theparkfederation.org

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About Lake Farm Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
710 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
02085732622

Lake Farm Park Academy serves the children and families of the richly diverse and welcoming community of Hayes in West London and is the educational home to over 700 children. 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.

Arranging a visit to Lake Farm Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@theparkfederation.org.

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