Head of Computing

John Flamsteed Community School, Ripley, Derbyshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject ICT
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,371 to £35,617

Job summary

Salary range: £24,371 - £35,617 plus TLR 1a (£8,069)

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head of Computing to join us on our journey to academic excellence.

John Flamsteed Community School is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school located in Denby, Derbyshire within easy reach of Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield and the Peak District. We are a founding member of the East Midlands Education Trust and work in close partnership with other academies within the Trust to ensure opportunities for continuing professional development. We enjoy an excellent local reputation and our intake has expanded from four to six forms of entry in recent years.

Visitors are impressed by our confident and articulate pupils as well as the smart appearance and excellent behaviour of our students. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented teacher to join a thriving school and work with students who are keen to learn.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and ambitious classroom practitioner to join this highly successful department. We are looking for evidence of high quality classroom practice leading to excellent results. We expect a proven track record of delivering ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ lessons alongside exceptional organisation and interpersonal skills. The successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge, understanding and experience of successful strategies for improving motivation in learning across the curriculum. We require a highly skilled teacher who can provide inspirational teaching at KS3 and KS4 and across a range of different abilities.

For further details of the post and an application form, please visit www.emet.academy/vacancies
Completed application forms and letters of application should be returned to: recruitment@emet.academy

Please note that we are unable to accept CV's for this post.

If you have any further questions, please contact Jackie Hampton (PA to the Headteacher) by email: hamptonj@jfcs.org.uk.

Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment
John Flamsteed Community School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure check. We welcome applications from all who feel they have the qualities to contribute to this Academy regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Essential educational requirements

Good Honours Degree
Leadership or Management training

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status of Computing
Further subject-based training

Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching or Computing at Key Stage 3 & 4

Experience of leading effective work with teaching staff

Ability to lead, coach and mentor staff

Good knowledge of recent curriculum changes

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 736 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website John Flamsteed Community School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@emet.academy

About John Flamsteed Community School

School location

Derby Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 8NP