Head of Computer Science / Computing, Surrey

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The Bishop Wand Church of England SchoolSurrey

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers' Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Bishop Wand Church of England School is seeking to appoint an innovative and inspirational leader who shares our vision and focus on making a difference to students’ lives by delivering an exciting Computer Science curriculum within our Technology, Computing and Art Faculty.  

The Computing Department is dynamic and supportive who bring energy and enthusiasm to the delivery of their subject and collaboration across the faculty. This role will include teaching of Computer Science from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5. 

Our Technology, Computing and Art Faculty has been going from strength to strength in the past 3 years and now have a team of outstanding practitioners that work well together and are keen to share ideas with each other and trainee teachers. Our team is innovative with a drive to introduce new and modern projects with enthusiasm. Our GCSE results in each area of the Faculty have been consistently excellent, achieving some of the highest residuals in the School. We strongly value enhancing the learning of our students though extracurricular activities outside of the class room, for example our Key Stage 4 and 5 students recently visited Bletchley Park to see the enigma machine and we are currently looking forward to a residential to Cern in October. We are looking for a colleague who would be willing to help move this level of success even further. 

Sharing our ethos of ‘Realising God-given potential’ you must possess a clear vision for outstanding subject provision.   You will have the ability and commitment to secure high standards of student achievement making learning relevant, and developing employability skills in our future young professionals.  In return we can offer you a friendly and supportive environment with excellent development opportunities.

We were inspected by Ofsted in January 2017 and achieved “Good” on all measures.  We are not resting on our laurels and are already on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.  In March 2015 our School achieved an “Outstanding” judgement following our SIAMS inspection.

All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit our School and should you wish to do so please contact our HR Administrator, Sarah Bennett, on telephone number 01932 778637 or by email at sbennett@bishopwand.surrey.sch.uk.   

Further details regarding this position, and an application form, can be downloaded from our School website www.bishopwand.surrey.sch.uk.  All completed applications are to be submitted to Sarah Bennett by post or via email to recruitment@bishopwand.surrey.sch.uk by 10:00am on Monday, 18th March 2019.   Please note that the School will not accept CVs for this position.

The Bishop Wand Church of England School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Home Office Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about The Bishop Wand Church of England School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Laytons Lane, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, TW16 6LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1932 778600
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The Bishop Wand Church of England School 

‘Realising God-given potential’ 

The Bishop Wand Church of England School converted to an 11-18 Academy in August 2012. The School is situated in Sunbury on Thames, Surrey and close to the borders o...