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HEAD OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

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HEAD OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

                             

Required from 1st September 2019

MPS Outer London and TLR 2b £4537.00


Are you seeking to become an inspirational and innovative leader who can motivate and inspire students and staff alike. We require someone who will share our passion and ambition to provide an excellent education to our students who are engaging and rewarding to work with.

The appointed candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and the commitment to raise the achievement of students at all levels and the experience to lead and teach KS3 & 4 Computer Science as well as KS5 AS/A level ICT. The department results are successful and improving and the school has dedicated ICT suites and an interactive whiteboard in every classroom.

The successful candidate will join a truly collaborative and supportive team. In addition, as part of the Kemnal Academies Trust, Cleeve Park offers first class professional development and opportunities to share best practice across the federation.

We are a popular 11-18 school, providing an excellent education for all our students, with a commitment to learning, pride in our community and sharing success in all we do. Following a successful Ofsted Inspection the school is rated as ‘Good’ and we are on the journey to becoming ‘Outstanding’. We are situated in attractive grounds in the south of Bexley and located within easy reach of the M25 with good access to both central London and rural Kent.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close the application process early if suitable candidates apply.

Download an application form below

Email the Head’s PA - doylej@cleevepark-tkat.org

 

Closing date for applications: 24th June 2019

 

 

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

JOB DESCRIPTION

ACCOUNTABLE TO

Designated member of SLT

JOB PURPOSE

  • To effectively lead, manage and develop the Department.
  • To ensure the standards of teaching achieves the school target of 85% good or better teaching.
  • To ensure progress and attainment of students meet the school targets.
  • To effectively lead extra-curricular activities in all Key Stages.

Key Area

Responsibility

Responsibilities

Carry out all duties and responsibilities in accordance with School policies and procedures and statutory requirements.

  • Ensure the smooth running of the Department.
  • Ensure the school’s aims, objectives and vision are met, formulating a clear strategy for the continued development of the Department.
  • Promote collaboration and the sharing of good practice within the department across the wider curriculum and within TKAT.
  • To hold and attend relevant meetings for the Department, including attendance at Governors as required.
  • To manage and contribute to the consistent implementation of policies and procedures within the Department and across the whole school.
  • Effectively line manage and appraise staff as appropriate.
  • To be responsible for the effective deployment, professional development, induction and well-being of all staff working within the Department.

Areas of Accountability

  • Through effective Teaching and Learning students achieve the best possible outcomes, ensuring their progress and attainment reaches or exceeds expected levels.
  • To ensure the Department budgets and resources are effectively managed.

Professional development

  • Periodically review the methods of teaching and learning within the Department, ensuring appropriate CPD is undertaken where necessary.
  • Participate in arrangements for further training and professional development including those aimed at meeting the need identified in performance objectives or in performance statements for the Department.

Discipline, health and safety

  • To work within school policies and procedures to maintain good behaviour and discipline amongst students, ensuring their health and safety both within the classroom, school premises and where they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
  • To work in accordance with the guidelines set out in the school Health and safety policy.

Examinations

  • Participate in arrangements for preparing students for external/internal examinations, in assessing students for the purpose of such examinations

General Responsibilities

  • Promote the school’s values and ethos in accordance with the School’s Professional Code.
  • Work actively to develop professional expertise by participating in ongoing professional development.
  • Contribute to the professional development of colleagues.

Review of the job description

This job description is intended to provide guidance on the range of duties associated with the post. It is not intended to provide a full and exclusive definition of the post and the post holder may be required to undertake additional duties by the Head Teacher. It may be subject to modification and amendment at any time after consultation with the post holder.

 

 

Vacancy Closing Date: 24/06/2019

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