Head of Computer Science, Bracknell Forest

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Wellington CollegeBracknell Forest

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Flexible working available, part-time, job share and teaching only options considered.

Required from September 2019 

Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools and has an enviable reputation for excellence and innovation. We’re currently looking for a passionate, innovative and experienced Head of Computer Science to lead one of our fastest growing departments.

The Computer Science department is committed to integrating the subject within the wider school curriculum. As well as teaching across the full age range from Year 9 to 13, you will play a leading role in the running and extra-curricular activities of the department and contribute wholeheartedly to all aspects of school life. Join us and as well as leading and inspiring a small team, you will be able to make the most of your excellent skills as a classroom practitioner.

A successful candidate will be responsible for developing a challenging and engaging curriculum, overseeing best practice in teaching, fostering a collaborative, collegial and supportive departmental team and contribute fully to the extra-curricular and pastoral life of the College. The existing curriculum is supported by an extensive extracurricular offering managed primarily by the students themselves. Indeed, the Computer Science department is a leader in student-led learning and continues to empower gifted and talented students through leadership opportunities. As well as a good level degree or higher in a directly related degree, you will also need a thorough knowledge of the subject curriculum up to GCSE/IGCSE and A/IB level.

Not only is this an excellent career development opportunity, it also comes with a generous salary and benefits package. So, if you have the ambition and expertise to help Wellington realise its vision and are keen to develop as a leader in a dynamic and ambitious organisation, apply today.

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the teaching vacancies page of our website by clicking the apply button below.

We are holding an Open Day at the College for interested candidates on 6 April 2019. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Julie Rees, HR Director, on 01344 753455 or by emailing JAR@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

Closing date: 6pm, Wednesday 17 April 2019

Interviews will take place w/c 22 April 2019

The College is committed to equality and diversity and the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.

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More about Wellington College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1344 444 000
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Wellington College is a vibrant and challenging co-educational boarding and day school which seeks to provide an inspirational educational experience for its pupils, teachers, parents and all other members of its communi...