Head ofICT / Computer Science and Business
MPS / UPS +TLR 2b (£5,021)
Kinver High School is seeking to appoint an inspirational and ambitious Head ofICT/Computer Science and Business to join our ‘warm and welcoming school’ where ‘pupils behave well in lessons’ and ‘are polite and courteous’ (Ofsted Dec 21).
The ideal candidate will share our student-centered values and be an engaging and proactive teacher with a passion for lifelong learning. You must firmly believe and be driven to ensure that every student, regardless of starting point, can achieve success, enjoy school, and be engaged with wider school life, to become the best that they can be.
Within the Enterprise Department at KS3 we currently offer ICT and have recently introduced Computer Science in Year 9. At KS4, we offer I-Media, GCSE Business and our first GCSE Computer Science cohort are due to commence in September 2023. At A-Level, we also offer Business, ICT, Computer Science, and BTEC Business.
The school has undergone rapid growth in recent years due to its popularity, moving form a 4-form entry in Year 7 to6-form entry. The school operates its own designated school coach transport service, which means that our intake spans 5 local authorities and our parents and students choose to come to us, making Kinver the non-selective ‘selective’ school.
We are sure that once you visit us and meet our students, you’ll find that we are the school for you and your career journey, our CPD through school and in partnership with Invictus is exemplary.
Please contact Mrs L Chamberlain email@example.com arrange a visit or request further details.
Closing Date: Wednesday 18th October 9.00am
Interviews: Week beginning 23rd October
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
We are located in the beautiful, rural village setting of Kinver
and serve a wide area also comprising the South Staffordshire villages of
Stourton, Swindon, Bobbington and Trysull. Over recent years a substantial
number of children have travelled in from the southern and western parts of
Stourbridge including Norton, Wollaston, Wordsley and from Cookley in
Worcestershire. Kinver is also conveniently located for travel to and from
Bridgnorth, Dudley and Kidderminster.
High School is widely recognised as a friendly and welcoming school community
where all are valued. We aim to support and challenge all our students to work
hard and have high aspirations for academic success and personal development.
Both Business and Computer Science are becoming increasingly popular subjects and are well-liked and supported by our parents and carers. The ideal candidate will either be an ICT/Computer Science or Business Studies specialist and will be open to working alongside our Trust Director for Computing and existing Business Studies teacher to further develop the department and implement the curriculum .
The department is well resourced. Business is taught in our new Upper School Block and has its own suite of computers. Computing/ICT is taught in one of our 4 computer rooms, and as a school we also have 2 sets of bookable laptops and I-Pads.
We are a highly successful and increasingly popular oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school of 670 students, situated in the picturesque village location of Kinver on the western fringe of the West Midlands. We consistently achieve above national outcomes at KS4 (P8+0.48) and currently have an ALPs score of a 2.
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