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Head of Computer Science

Bobby Moore Academy, London

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £0,.00

Job summary

Bobby Moore Academy, a new school combining disciplined behaviour with disciplined thinking, is looking to recruit an inspirational Head of Computer Science. This role will deliver a rich and highly academic curriculum in the subject area, encompassing KS4 and KS5.

About the department

Successful candidates will be building on the solid foundations of our KS3 curriculum. Our goal in Years 7-9 has been to develop a robust conceptual framework that prepares students to apply a broad range of ideas to a variety of circumstances at KS4 and beyond.

It is our belief that arriving at KS4 with a deep-rooted understanding of core concepts will allow students to apply their knowledge in increasingly complex scenarios when the time comes.

We are incredibly ambitious for our students at GCSE, A Level and beyond. We are looking for a Head of Computer Science who will share these ambitions and have the knowledge and energy to make them happen.

About Bobby Moore Academy

Bobby Moore Academy is a new school with traditional values. We believe in the expertise of our teachers and the importance of disciplined behaviour and disciplined thinking in our pupils. Housed in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, ours is an inspirational setting to rival any other in the country.

We are unashamedly knowledge-driven in our curricular approach. Our teachers are here to transmit their deep subject knowledge to our pupils, to enthuse them with their passion and put them on the path to university. Our pupils are here to learn. We have the highest expectations and standards of behaviour and conduct and our pupils understand that our high expectations are reflected in our high hopes for their futures.

We have a staff body of dynamic and inspirational teachers. Any serious candidates to these roles will be committed to attaining the highest standards and will expect excellence from our pupils. Most of all, they will be genuinely inspired by the chance to put their knowledge and experience to work in a setting that’s been carefully designed and resourced to be among the best of its kind in the country.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in relevant subject matter

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Thorough knowledge of subject related vocational qualifications, and the protocols and procedures related to their delivery, assessment, recording, reporting and verification
Ability to plan strategically, to set clear aims, objectives, and to manage transformational change effectively
The ability to lead and manage individuals and team so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students
The ability to provide effective support to staff so as to ensure the maintenance of good conduct and relationships
Proven track record of delivering consistently good, and often outstanding, teaching and learning, and good outcomes for students
Thorough understanding of how to use performance data to monitor standards of attainment and to plan appropriate interventions
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect amongst staff, students and families
Excellent oral and communication skills and confidence in use of new technologies

Employee benefits

Leadership Salary
Teachers Pension

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size 510 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Bobby Moore Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Bobby Moore Academy

School location

1 Siding Street, London, E20 2AE