Computer Science and Digital Learning Teacher - independent education

10 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

VeriSelect recruits exclusively for the UK independent sector and international schools overseas.

We are delighted to be assisting a leading senior school in the Heart of England with its search for a leading light in Computer Science education who will take up this exciting career opportunity in Computing and Digital Learning in January 2018.

This appointment is an ideal opportunity for an innovative Computer Science specialist who would be described as an outstanding and progressive teacher with subject knowledge to teach up to GCSE and A level.

Our client school has a history of appointing teachers with potential to do great things; they may be quite new to the profession or experienced, ambitious class room practitioners with a background in high achieving schools. Whatever their background, candidates will be unmistakable as high flyers, with a burning desire to share their knowledge with young people and with a clear commitment to the development of an emerging technology. Equipped with energy and enthusiasm, they will seek to be at the forefront of the school's digital learning strategy.

The Head of Computing and Digital Strategy will :
. lead the development of a whole school curriculum
. prepare pupils for the use of technology in their learning at each key stage
. ensure pupils acquire skills such as coding, digital creation and
working with emerging technologies
. promote the use of new technologies for the benefit of the whole school
. take a leading role in the promotion of online-safety across the school
. advise staff on the best pedagogical use of software and
technology resources
. encourage and support the personal and professional development of
all staff in ICT

What makes this Head of Computing & Digital Strategy different?

If appointed, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of an emerging technology; you will be teaching in state of the art facilities; you will go to work every day confident that you are in the company of like-minded, passionate, forward-thinking professionals; and your teaching days will be spent inspiring well-motivated and academically able pupils. You are also assured of 100% support by the Head and SLT who are self-declared champions of Computing and Digital Learning now and in the years ahead.

Applications invited from candidates who :

  • Are well-qualified teachers/postgraduates with proven success in the classroom (including university outreach programmes);
  • Hold QTS or willing to work towards QTS in-service;
  • Have experience in the independent or maintained sectors with teaching experience in co-ed or single sex girls' schools.

Salary: Excellent. Negotiable, competitive depending on experience/requirement for in-service PGCE.

Contract: Permanent; non-residential.

TO APPLY: Please email your CV or call Angela Forsyth for an informal discussion about the role and to request a candidate pack.

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