28 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main pay scale - £33,850 to £38,810 with and additional TLR 2b (£4,401.60)

What skills and experience we're looking for

As the Head of Digital Technologies you will be passionate about the future of digital technologies across education and how cyber security is integral to the developing world we live in. The School has recently embarked upon a new strategy that has seen an increase in student numbers who are joining our UTC as they are enthusiastic about these subjects. You will be leading a team of educators who are expert in their field and empathetic to the needs of developing young minds. The successful candidate will have a good track record of excellent classroom practice, sustained added value outcomes for students and be eager to inspire our students. We are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for students in digital technologies and preparing our students for the skills gaps of the future.

This role is not suitable for NQTs and applicants must hold QTS

What the school offers its staff

UTC Swindon is part of the Activate Learning Education Trust (ALET). All staff across the Trust are involved in delivering the key values of Enterprise, Empowerment, Connectedness and Transformation and Learning Philosophy of Brain, Emotion and Motivation. At UTC Swindon we believe that our core attributes of Respect, being Organised, Constructive and Kind allow us to make connections that support our understanding of the world around us and our place within it.

UTC Swindon’s vision is to ‘transform lives through learning’ by providing an excellent education that promotes academic, technical and employability skills that allow our students to be successful life-long learners.

Our students benefit from a focused and rich curriculum with Technical Engineering, cyber security and digital technologies at its core. The curriculum is designed to support industry for the next generation of STEM specialists by empowering our students to think and act confidently and with professionalism and succeed by meeting the future demands of employers.

Commitment to safeguarding

‘We undertake social media checks on all shortlisted candidates in accordance with DFE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022’.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

More on how to apply (opens in new tab)

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About UTC Swindon

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
177 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Email address
Phone number

UTC Swindon is a 14-19 specialist technical college, dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities to prepare our young people for the next stage of their careers, with 100% positive progression every year for all of our learners. We pride ourselves on our strong team, unique curriculum, excellent training and flexible work opportunities. We are passionate about providing the best opportunities for our young people. You can find out more about working within the Activate Learning Education Trust in our ALET Recruitment Brochure.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of IT & Computer Science

Faringdon Community College

Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB

Teacher of Computer Science

St Birinus School

Mereland Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 8AZ

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Swindon and Wiltshire and Swindon