Head of Computing and ICT - TLR 2b

The Downs School
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The Downs School

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Job Title Head of Computing and ICT - TLR 2b
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Full Time




23,720 - 39,406

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Contact for further information Nicky Kenyon

We are seeking an experienced Computer Science Teacher to lead our Computing and ICT Department, which is part the Mathematics, Computing and ICT Faculty.

At GCSE the school offers Computing Science as an option choice for pupils in Year 10, with pupils studying the OCR GCSE syllabus.  The subject is popular with students and the take up at GCSE has been good.  We also offer CNAT in Creative I-Media in KS4 and A Level Computer Science in KS5.  The subject is also taught as a discrete subject in each year at KS3.

The school has invested heaviliy in its IT resources, adopting latest technologies where appropriate.  The school employs a high performance core network serving over 500 desktop PCs and offering almost complete wireless coverage available to all staff and students.

We are currently running a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.  In addition, we have a broad range of programming tools for studnets of all skill levels.  The school also provides Office 365 professional accounts for staff and students as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access.  Show My Homework service is also provided as a formal assignment soloution and Impero, the classroom computer management and monitoring application is available in all ICT suites.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.

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