Head of ICT & Computing

De Warenne Academy, Doncaster, South Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subjects ICT, Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job summary

 Carrying out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with academy policies, under the direction of the Principal.
 Communicating clear purpose and vision to the department.
 Contributing to the strategic development of the academy by implementing whole academy new initiatives, monitoring and reporting on key outcomes, to ensure the department meets academic targets.
 Providing clear, cohesive leadership and direction in department and motivating teaching and support colleagues in developing innovative strategies to enhance the quality of learning, teaching and achievement.
 Ensuring the implementation of the intervention model following every data collection cycle across the department.
 Promoting the achievement of high standards through effective teaching and learning within subject areas, preparation, evaluation and action planning.
 Modelling the vision and values of the academy.
 Implement the department development Plan / SEF to secure continuous improvement and quality outcomes for all students.
 Receiving and acting on feedback to build on the strengths and improve personal performance within the academy systems.
 Taking into account and constantly reviewing academy contextual factors and prior attainment when planning and teaching lessons.
 Working in a cross-curricular way to support subjects across the academy in the use of active learning approaches to enrich curriculum and skills delivery.
 Recognising, promoting and celebrating diversity.

Employee benefits

Delta benefits scheme

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 727 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website De Warenne Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email ellord@dewarenne.org.uk

About De Warenne Academy

De Warenne Academy is looking to appoint a Head of ICT & Computing to join our academy in September 2020.

Here at De Warenne Academy we are on a journey of rapid improvement and are currently ranked as the 3rd highest performing school in Doncaster and 9th out of 55 similar schools nationally. We are the highest performing secondary school of the ten situated in our local area and are improving year on year.

We serve the villages of Conisbrough and Denaby Main, situated between Doncaster and Rotherham. We are a small but oversubscribed academy, with 700 students on roll, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential.

We benefit from having a newly built academy situated in spacious grounds. Yet again students, parents and staff celebrated record GCSE results at De Warenne last summer, with the year group having made more progress than any other year group in the history of the academy. The most able students did extremely well, picking up prestigious grade 9s across a range of subjects including maths, English, science, history and photography. Overall 61% of students gained a grade 4 in maths and English and 36% achieved a grade 5 or above, exceeding national expectations for students of a similar ability.

Our staff are talented and enthusiastic and have all contributed to the academy’s success story. We have a staff rewards budget and socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to a staff benefits scheme.

At De Warenne, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best.

Our senior leadership team, along with our dedicated teachers and support staff, are committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for every child in our care. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

For an informal discussion about the post please call Anna Rooney at the academy on 01709 864001.

For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk
Closing Date:
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

School location

Gardens Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3JY