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Head of Department - ICT and Computer Science

City Academy, Birmingham

Job details

Job role
Computing, ICT
Working pattern
Full-time only

Job summary

Position: Head of Department - ICT and Computer Science

Apply by: Friday 30th October 2020

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a

Contract term: Permanent

Job start: ASAP

School Visits: By arrangement only

Interview: By arrangements

CORE Education Trust is a Birmingham based Multi Academy Trust and is proud to sponsor four schools in the second City. CORE Education Trust’s mission is to provide children with a high-quality educational experience realised through a collective commitment to four CORE Values of Collaboration; Opportunity; Respect and Excellence.
The Trust is led by some of Birmingham's leading educational and business leaders. To learn more about us please view the website http://www.core-education.co.uk

An opportunity has arisen for a HoD ICT & Computer Science
City Academy are recruiting for an experienced Teacher to be our HoD ICT and Computer Science. As one of the family of schools run by CORE Education Trust, we ensure our CORE values are at the heart of everything we do.

Collaboration Opportunity Respect Excellence

Your new role
To lead the development of the curriculum, Teaching & Learning and assessment across ICt and Computer Science, including the development of appropriate syllabii, schemes of work, lesson plans, resources, and assessment materials.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need the ability to think strategically, creatively and to prioritise your workload. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with being resilient and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

What you'll get in return
A thriving, diverse, and outward-facing inclusive work environment with dynamic and energetic colleagues in a great city centre location, free parking and a private medical care package. Our school is located within a 10-minute walk from Birmingham’s main train stations and we are central to bus networks around the city, many of our staff live outside of the city centre and take full advantage of the many different transport options available to them.

For further information, an informal discussion, or to arrange a School visit please contact Jodie Breakwell on 0121 729 7100.

To apply for this role please submit your CORE application form, and any supporting documents, to: recruitment@core-education.co.uk by Friday 30th October 2020. Only those applicants submitting a CORE Education Trust Application Form will be considered.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

CORE Education Trust welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is an Equal Opportunities and living wage Employer.

CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants.

Together we collaborate, increase opportunity, promote respect, and achieve excellence.

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
Up to 1000 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About City Academy

City Academy is guided by CORE Education Trust’s values of collaboration, opportunity, respect, and excellence. At City we embrace, celebrate, and promote the CORE Values, which guide us in all our endeavours.

CORE Education Trust was founded in 2015 and its approach is to offer schools and academies bespoke, local solution sponsorship arrangements. The Trust works closely with its leaders to ensure the CORE Values are embodied by the staff and children in its schools and academies.

Our mantra for continuous improvement is ‘High Expectations, High Challenge, and High Support’. I expect students and staff to invest time, effort, and hard work in our collective pursuit of educational excellence.

School location

23 Langley Walk, Birmingham, B15 2EF

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