Seeking a Head of Computer Science

Date Posted: 14 Jun 2024
  1. ICT / Computer Science
£47666 - £73393 per annum
  1. Permanent

Seeking a Head of Computer Science

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Seeking a highly qualified and dedicated Head of Computer Science in Surrey!

A leading Independent secondary school in Surrey is in search of a skilled and experienced teacher of computer science (ideally with leadership experience) to join and lead our team on a long-term, full-time and permanent basis from September 2024.

The successful candidate will be paid on the London Fringe scale (MPS-UPS) and will have the opportunity to work with a well-behaved student body and a highly experienced and professional team in IT department.

The school is situated in a desirable catchment area with good transport links and offers a manageable timetable, including ample PPA time and balanced teaching time for Computer Science. Teaching small classes of 5-15 students at a time aged 11-18 with mixed ability levels.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic teacher to lead a small supportive and successful department.

As Head of Department, you will be responsible for:

  • Evaluating and monitoring student and teacher progress
  • Collaborating with other teachers and department members
  • Leading department meetings
  • Advising and mentoring

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • QTS or equivalent teaching qualification
  • A proven track record of teaching secondary Computer Science.
  • Exceptional leadership, organisational and communication skills
  • A genuine passion for teaching and a desire to inspire both teachers and students
  • A valid DBS check

Please note: If this role is not right for you but you can recommend someone else who would be suited to the role, please get in contact as we offer up to £100 finders bonus for all successful teacher referrals!

Interviews and trials will commence immediately, so please submit your application with an updated CV and contact details to the Tradewind Secondary team today. We look forward to reviewing your application and welcoming you to our team!

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We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

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