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Assistant Head of Computing and Technology

Assistant Head of Computing and Technology

Mount St Joseph


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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April 2018
Apply by:
8 January 2018

Job overview


Mount St Joseph, home of Great Britain’s most successful Olympian – Jason Kenny, has an exciting opportunity to appoint an Assistant Head of Computing and Technology. 

Mount St Joseph is an excellent place to work! We are a successful Catholic High School judged by OFSTED as Good in all areas with elements of outstanding. 

Mount St Joseph is a community of learners, believers and friends, where every child is known, valued and feels a sense of belonging. 

The recent Ofsted Inspection of 2014 described leadership and management as “outstanding” where ‘…leaders demonstrate a clear determination to further improve the school. They have a passionate commitment to care for and achieve the best for the students.” 

“Students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is a strength of the school”. 

We can offer you:

• A supportive, cohesive and very purposeful environment 

• The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and hardworking pupils 

• Excellent CPD in preparation for your next step

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic and inspirational teacher, who will continue to build upon the many strengths and outstanding practice of the school and continue to drive the success of the school. 


The successful candidate will: 

· be passionate about enabling students to shine, achieve their potential and celebrate their talents whatever they may be.

· have a track record of outstanding teaching in a secondary school setting to GCSE level.

· be ambitious for their students and their own professional development. 

· be highly organised, energetic and have the personality and drive to inspire. 

· be ready and enthusiastic to take on leadership and responsibility for curriculum development and new approaches to teaching and learning.

Our learners are friendly, enthusiastic; keen to learn and behave well.  Our staff are dedicated to raising student achievement. Our parents and Governing body are united in their commitment to school improvement. 

Mount St Joseph is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

The Governing Body actively encourages all prospective candidates to visit the school prior to the interviews. 

For further details, an application pack, or to arrange a visit please contact Miss Pasquill on 01204 391800 or by email: 

Closing date:  Monday 8th January 2018 

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About Mount St Joseph

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  • Mount St Joseph
  • Greenland Road, Farnworth, Bolton
  • Lancashire
  • BL4 0HU
  • United Kingdom
+44 1204 391800

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About our School 

Mount St Joseph is a Voluntary Aided 11 – 16 co-educational comprehensive School under the trusteeship of Salford Diocese. The school forms part of the Roman Catholic provision for Secondary Education within the Diocese of Salford.  

We are a vibrant secondary school situated in the South of Bolton serving a richly diverse community with 900 pupils. Our pupils come from a variety of backgrounds including families newly arrived in this country and low income families. A number of our pupils have English as an additional language (37%) and our pupil premium is 42%. We place a strong emphasis on inclusion. 

Our ethos is underpinned by the gospel values of serving others, tolerance, compassion and forgiveness. As a community of learners, believers and friends, we are committed to the spiritual, moral, educational and social development of our community. 

As a community of learners we aspire to achieve our full, academic potential in a happy, safe and caring environment. As a community of believers we aim to develop a full awareness of our spiritual and moral responsibility and a deepening love and understanding of our faith. As a community of friends we influence the people around us by using our unique gifts and talents to develop one another socially and culturally to build a better world.

In the 2018 GCSE exams, the school achieved 189 7, 8 and 9 grades! 

The school was inspected by Ofsted on 20th March 2018 and was judged as “good”. The full report can be found here

The Governors seek to appoint the most talented individuals to contribute to ongoing success of the school. 

Health and Wellbeing

Mount St Joseph Catholic School recognises that our employees play a vital role in our progress towards our vision. Our employees have a direct impact on the school. We will provide a framework for our staff to take a proactive and engaging approach to enhancing the health and wellbeing. This will be achieved through wellbeing initiatives, employee support mechanisms and joint working with staff.

At Mount St Joseph, we have many activities to monitor and support the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. Staff have access to reduced rates for gym memberships, discounts on spas, access to onsite car valeting as well as discounts on food, high street shops, entertainment and travel.  Staff are also invited to regular wellbeing activities that take place within school, these include; Aromatherapy sessions, local walks, Christmas wreath making and many more! 

Our Location

We are located on Greenland Road, Farnworth, Bolton at the centre of an excellent motorway network. We are within easy access of the M60 and M61 motorways and the A666 (St Peter’s Way) and are approximately 2 miles from Bolton town centre. 

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