Head of Computer Science or Information Technology (TLR 2B £4,782), Full time or 0.8/0.9 FTE

Ilkley Grammar School, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8TR

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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Head of Computer Science or Information Technology (TLR 2B £4,782), Full time or 0.8/0.9 FTE job summary

TLR 2B £4782
(Full time or 0.8 or 0.9 FTE)

Join a leading school which prides itself on the high quality of education, enrichment and care provided to all and is committed to the wellbeing of students and staff.

An exciting middle leadership opportunity has arisen to lead Computer Science or Information Technology and progress your career in a school judged by OFSTED as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, a school where both student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the region. We are a fantastic learning community, set in one of Yorkshire’s most scenic areas, whose facilities have been further enhanced by the completion of a multi-million-pound refurbishment and expansion project. This post is required from September 2022. Whilst the intention is that this is a full-time position, there is the flexibility for the post to be 0.8 or 0.9 FTE if a suitable candidate is interested in part-time working.

If you have the subject expertise, vision, commitment, and people skills to lead this successful department, coupled with the ability to engage and enthuse our students with a love of Computer Science or Information Technology, then we would like to hear from you.

We are a fantastic learning community, set in one of Yorkshire’s most scenic areas, whose facilities have recently been enhanced by the completion of a multi-million-pound refurbishment and expansion project. Our Ofsted inspection of March 2017 confirmed us as an ‘Outstanding’ school in all areas, where students “attain highly and make excellent progress”, where behaviour is “exemplary” and where “teachers go the extra mile to make sure students achieve, feel cared for and thrive within a supportive and productive learning environment”. Since Ofsted’s highly positive endorsement, the school has continued to go from strength to strength with progress in 2019 well above average and in the top 10% of all schools nationally.

Ilkley Grammar School is an outstanding, vibrant 11-18 comprehensive, with over a 400-year tradition of serving the local community. We are committed to Personal Best as reflected in our Vision and Values:

“Our vision at Ilkley Grammar School is to provide an exceptional, inclusive learning experience at the heart of our community. Our students will achieve their academic personal best and will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of others. We will achieve this through modelling our core values and attributes in the way we work together.”

We are the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust and a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance with a firm commitment to school-to-school support and developing highly effective collaborative practices.

We are looking for:

 a strong and motivational leader with excellent subject knowledge and the ability and commitment to further raise standards
 a dedicated and passionate teacher who has resilience and a strong, positive work ethic
 a proven track record of delivering excellent outcomes in Computer Science and/or Information Technology
 successful experience of teaching GCSE and A-Level or equivalent level 2 and 3 courses
 a commitment to providing high quality lessons to engage, challenge and inspire our students
 a colleague who is inspirational to colleagues and students and committed to sharing best practice

In return for your commitment, we can offer:

 the opportunity to make a real difference
 students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’
 personalised CPD with a strong commitment to professional growth and developing individual career paths
 a commitment to mobile technologies
 a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care
 a committed and established staff and a supportive leadership team, parents, and Governors
 a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale; Ilkley has recently been judged to be the best place to live in the country with good transport links to Leeds and Bradford

Closing date for applications: 8am Monday 16th May 2022
Provisional interview date: Week commencing 16th May 2022

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school. The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment. All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome. All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.

Additional allowances

TLR 2B £4,782

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About Ilkley Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1947 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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We are an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive academy and the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust.

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