Head of Computer Science, Barking and Dagenham

Closing date:New this week

The Sydney Russell SchoolBarking and Dagenham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Payscale, TLR dependent on experience.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Sydney Russell School is looking for an inspiration Head of Computer Science. The school has been judged as outstanding by OFSTED and has a record of obtaining examination results well above the national average at both KS4 and KS5.  You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of setting tasks for class, group and individual work, which challenge students and ensures high levels of student interest.  In return we have excellent professional development opportunities, a strong induction process and outstanding mentoring support.   We are school that works tirelessly to raise standards and invests in the development of both staff and students.  The appointee will be committed to our high expectations and core values.  To apply please complete the on application form and email to recruitment@sydneyrussellschool.com.  Please apply by Tuesday 14th April 2020.

Staff benefit from innovative behaviour management structures which ensure that teachers can concentrate on teaching. All lessons take place in ability-banded groups to enable work to be efficiently targeted at the right level of challenge.

We are committed the safety and welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A fully enhanced clear DBS is essential for this post. 

Sydney Russell is a popular and over-subscribed 4 – 18 school, which has just expanded its intake from 10 to 12 forms of entry. 

It was judged ‘‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in 2013 and it is one of the top three schools in the Local Authority on all key exam measures. The school has completed a £26 million rebuilding programme and has excellent state of the art facilities.  In partnership with other local schools we offer you a fantastic school based opportunity to train in a supportive and aspirational environment. Our staff are excellent practitioners with outstanding behaviour management skills and eager to support and train the next generation of teachers

We are conveniently located in Dagenham with easy routes to the District Line Underground, buses and major roads.  

More about The Sydney Russell School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham, Essex, RM9 5QT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 203 959 9900
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An ‘Outstanding’ School

Leaders’ focus on improving teaching is relentless. Staff are managed so that they are constantly supported, encouraged and challenged to be better teachers – Ofsted 2013

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