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Head of Computer Science - Full-time

Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-5460-283T
  • Posted:22/05/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus TLR £7885
  • Start Date:September 2024/January 2025
  • App Close Date:04/06/2024 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a new Head of Computer Science to join our excellent Computing department. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious Computer Science teacher to progress into leadership, and make a significant contribution to an excellent school.

This is an important appointment for the school and our students and you will be given support in your own career and professional development.

Please note that previous experience in a selective school (or of the IB) is not required.

Please see click here for further details of the following:

  • Welcome from the Headteacher
  • School Vision and Values and Aims
  • Job Description
  • Person specification
  • Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment
  • What we can offer you
  • Application Process
  • Retention of Information
  • Privacy Notice

Please contact Carolyn Hobbs (on 01843 864941), if you would like further information. Pre-application visits and/or discussions are welcome. To apply please complete the online application form and submit a covering letter. Applications will be viewed on receipt and the final deadline is Tuesday 4th June at 5pm.

This position is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure procedures.

Information about the school

Dane Court Grammar School is a mixed selective school in Broadstairs. We are an International Baccalaureate World School, and one of only a handful of schools in the UK to offer both the IB Diploma (IBDP) and Careers–related (IBCP) programmes; our curriculum is challenging, broad and internationally-minded. Dane Court teachers and Heads of Department are subject experts, with an enthusiasm for evidence-informed teaching. Our outcomes are excellent and students progress to exciting destinations, including the very best universities and high level apprenticeships. Our students are polite and highly motivated.

Dane Court Grammar School is proud to be part of the Coastal Academies Trust, a local multi-academy trust of four secondary schools and a large primary school.

We offer you: Friendly staff, working together and supporting each other. Excellent induction programme.

"This is a great place to work", "I feel very valued" (Staff Survey - September 2023)

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Carolyn Hobbs, Office Manager
  • Address:Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RT
  • Telephone: (01843) 864941
  • Email: hobbs@danecourt.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01843) 608811

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.