Head of IT & Computing Patcham High School, Brighton, East Sussex

Job description

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed Head of IT and Computing to teach across the full age and ability range from Spring Term January 2020 or sooner if possible. Pay Scale: MTPS + TLR 2c (Salary placed on scale dependent on experience). Applications from experienced teachers are welcome.

Located on the outskirts of Brighton, Patcham High is vibrant, proud and successful. We have an unshakeable faith in the power of high quality teaching and want the very best for all our students.

This is a position for a person capable of making an impact; passionate about education who is inspirational and energetic, with unwavering determination to continually improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning in the IT Department. Computing and creative media are popular subjects within our school with numbers increasing steadily and with good results. The Computing team are vibrant and committed professionals and are looking for a like-minded Head of Department who is:

• an outstanding teacher and committed to high quality teaching and learning for students of all abilities
• innovative, dynamic and forward-looking
• passionate about their subject and committed to making Computing an accessible, exciting and fun subject for all our students.
• has outstanding organisational skills
• a team player

In joining Patcham High you will find a creative and supportive culture within a school that is hugely aspirational. We place great importance on positive relationships, teamwork and a ‘can do attitude’. We believe that we are at the cutting edge and, with exciting challenges ahead, this is a brilliant time to join the school. We are known for our innovative approach and we value CPD very highly.

We welcome applications from colleagues who are determined to make a difference. If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in furthering your career, either apply on-line or, please download the application form also available on the school’s website http://www.patchamhigh.brighton-hove.sch.uk/school-information-2/vacancies/ Due to the timescale, if you wish to discuss your application please contact Elise Holmes, Headteacher’s PA by telephone 01273 543484 or email eholmes@patchamhigh.org.uk

Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality
We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.

Essential educational requirements

Degree qualification; evidence of appropriate personal and professional development.

Essential qualifications

QTS, a good honours degree or equivalent. Any further qualitifications, diplomas, or certificates in the subject.

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for somebody who is:-
• an outstanding teacher and committed to high quality teaching and learning for students of all abilities
• innovative, dynamic and forward-looking
• passionate about their subject and committed to making Computing an accessible, exciting and fun subject for all our students.
• has outstanding organisational skills
• a team player

Employee benefits

We are known for our innovative approach and we value CPD very highly.


About Patcham High School

Located on the outskirts of Brighton, Patcham High is vibrant, proud and successful. We have an unshakeable faith in the power of high quality teaching and want the very best for all our students.

Address
Ladies Mile Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Patcham High School website (opens in a new window)