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Head of Computer Science - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-140T
  • Posted:10/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS (including London Fringe) + TLR2b
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:23/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:25th May 2022

Advert

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys is seeking to appoint a dedicated and passionate Head of Computer Science.  This is an exciting opportunity for an established and enthusiastic teacher to develop your career to the next level and to take the department forward.

 We are particularly keen to attract candidates who are well established in their teaching career.

The department attained strong results in Summer 2021.

Our ideal candidate will display:

  • A passion for Computing
  • Experience in teaching classroom Computer Science at different Key Stages with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level requirements.
  • A willingness to contribute to the school’s diverse extra-curricular programme

Overall Job Purpose

  • To raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress.
  • To be accountable for student progress and development within the subject area.
  • To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
  • To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies determined by the Trust.
  • To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject/curriculum area.
  • To manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department effectively to support the department development plan.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The school's senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the school's governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a six form entry in Y7/8 and a five form entry in Y9-11 with a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 1050 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Edwards
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322
  • Email: eedwards@wgsb.co.uk

Documents

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).