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Head of Computer Science

Location
London, Greater London
College
The Elmgreen School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
ILPS + TLR 2b
Posted
13th May 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
Expires
24th May 2022 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1238098
Job Reference
Head of Computer Science
Start Date
1st September 2022
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1238098

HEAD OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Responsible to: Assistant or Deputy Headteacher
Pay scale: ILPS + TLR 2b
Work pattern: Full-time
Required for: September 2022 or October 2022
Deadline to apply: Midday: Tuesday 24 May 2022
Location of post: The Elmgreen School, SE27 9BZ

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Thank you for your enquiry about the key post of Head of Computer Science at The Elmgreen School. The purpose of this role is to provide professional leadership and management for Computer Science, ensuring high quality teaching and learning, achievement and engagement of students in line with our vision and ethos.

The Elmgreen School became part of the Dunraven Educational Trust in September 2021, and together we are focused on developing an exciting, dynamic and progressive community, focused on improving the outcomes for children and their families.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for the departmental staff team

Strategic Direction and Planning of Computer Science

● To provide professional leadership for the department
● Develop and implement policies and practices which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement and effective teaching and learning
● Lead the development of appropriate syllabuses, assessment and teaching and learning strategies for the development and resourcing of Computer Science
● Promote teamwork, creating a climate which enables other staff to develop
● Establish a clear, shared understanding of the importance and role of Computer Science in preparing students for the opportunities and responsibilities of adult life
● Use data effectively in Computer Science and implement effective strategies to monitor and support student progress
● Monitor the progress made in achieving Computer Science plans and targets, evaluate the effects on teaching and learning, and use this analysis to guide further improvement
● Lead curriculum development for the department in line with national initiatives and supporting the aims of the school

Dunraven Educational Trust Overview

Dunraven Educational Trust (DET) was established in 2016. It now incorporates Dunraven’s All-Through School, Goldfinch Primary, The Elmgreen School, Rosendale Primary School and Van Gogh Primary. DET is a Trust committed to one overarching aim: excellence for and from everyone. This is an expectation for both the children and adults in a school community. It is achieved in a variety of ways according to the context of each school but within the clear framework established by the Trust.

If you are successful in your application, you will join a staff who are hard-working, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. We offer:

● a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation to nationally recognised courses and providers;
● a supportive and collegiate environment,
● a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practice locally and nationally in a range of fields.

The Elmgreen School is committed to the safety and protection of its students. An enhanced DBS check and a barred list check are conditions of employment for this post.

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Safeguarding Statement:

The Elmgreen School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.