- L1 - L5
Head of Computer Science job summary
Head of Computer Science
M1 - UPS3 plus TLR2a
We are delighted to be making an appointment for the position Head of Computing and ICT Studies with a specialism of Computer Science, for our 11-18 academy in North Yorkshire – Outwood Academy Easingwold.
Our academies offer a high quality of education for our students and excellent career progression and training for staff. Our driving ambition is Students First: Raising Standards and Transforming Lives. Outwood Academy Easingwold has the highest performing Post 16 centre in North Yorkshire and GCSE results are the highest for non-selective schools, an achievement we are incredibly proud of.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic practitioner with strong leadership potential to join our Family of Schools and work with us as part of the team who rapidly transforms the school to one that offers outstanding provision and is the school of choice in its community.
The Computer Science Department encompasses a range of Computer Science skills at Key Stage 3, with Computer Science at Key Stage 4 and Computer Science & ICT at Key Stage 5. You will be supported by the Director of Computer Science allowing you to lead strategically, whilst having the support from the Director. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to lead a progressive department and be pivotal in shaping the future.
You should possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference and have a firm love of your subject and a desire to support our young people to reach their full potential. You will contribute to an atmosphere of respect, recognition, optimism, celebration and mutual support in the school which promotes equality within, and values the diversity of the school community.
Applications are invited for those with leadership experience or who are keen to move into this role. Our Trust provides excellent staff development and departments are well supported by the expert guidance of our Subject Directors who work across our academies.
Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.
We welcome any requests from candidates wishing to visit the Academy.
We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted, however if you would like an informal conversation, further information or to view the school please contact G.Gilchrist@easingwold.outwood.com HR Assistant and we will be happy to assist.
Closing Date for applications 23rd May 2022
Interview date being 26th May 2022
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About Outwood Academy Easingwold
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 639 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 30 schools.
Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.
We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.
We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.
We are now comprised of over 30 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.
Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Easingwold
We would welcome a visit from any candidates. Please book in advance to ensure we have someone available from the department to show you around.