Director of Learning - Computer Science

The Leigh UTC, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5TF

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  • Application deadline

    30 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2022

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Leadership scale commensurate with experience

Director of Learning - Computer Science job summary

Please note that interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis with the view of a successful appointment being made before 31st May 2022.

Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you seeking a new opportunity for September 2022 that offers progression? Are you an ambitious computer science practitioner who would thrive in our supportive and highly successful department? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Due to the continued growth and success of the academy, we are seeking to appoint a talented individual in the role of Director of Learning - Computer Science. Our newly appointed Director of Learning will continue the development and implementation of the IB Middle Years Programme in computer science, and continue the development and implementation of KS4/5 Computer Science Programmes at GCSE, BTEC and A Level. The Digital T level at Post-16 is seen as one of the most important developments for the UTC and will require someone who can work with industry professionals.

This is truly a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate teacher to become part of a well established, highly collaborative and successful team as we are confident that our teaching and support teams, our facilities and most importantly our students will inspire you. As an IB World School, applicants that have previous experience in delivering MYP are of strong interest to us but please note that this criterion is not essential as training will be provided.

We are keen to hear from you if:

You are passionate about your subject
You have the ability and drive to make a positive impact on students’ progress and outcomes
You have the drive to transform our learning and are dedicated to raising standards even further for all students
In return, we are offering:

A supportive and professional environment to be a part of and full embed yourself into from day one
The opportunity to teach at Key stage 3, 4 and Post 16 A Level and IB diploma groups
The chance to join and be part of an academy that has a strong, dynamic leadership team whose aim is to achieve excellence for all
A team of talented staff at all stages of their career, covering the specialisms assigned to this role
Well motivated and receptive learners across our academy
For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing.

Click here for the full Recruitment Pack.

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About The Leigh UTC

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
630 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates will be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Sabrina Catanho (Office Manager) - sabrina.catanho@theleighutc.org.uk. Visits will be hosted by a member of SLT. Social distancing and other Covid-secure safety measures will be observed at all times following latest government guidelines. Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the Academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Assistant Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Sabrina Catanho in the first instance.​​​​​​​

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (LAT Talent Team) on holly.neve@latrust.org.uk or 01634 412 263

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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