Head of Digital Learning and Development, Oxfordshire

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St Hugh's SchoolOxfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Digital Learning and Development 

Are you an innovative Head of Digital Learning and Development in waiting? Can you inspire, educate and enthuse all members of the St Hugh’s community to work positively with technology for the benefit of everyone? If so, then look no further than this opportunity to lead the strategic development and implementation of the computing curriculum alongside the related aspects of Digital Technology, Learning and Training at St Hugh’s. 

We are offering the opportunity for you to create a clearly defined digital strategy and work with third party suppliers to develop and implement that strategy across the school. 

St Hugh's educates 350 girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 13 and is situated on a beautiful green campus of 40 acres in the South Oxfordshire countryside, only 25 minutes from Central Oxford. 

St Hugh’s has a well-developed IT infrastructure with upgraded fibre optic-connectivity and wi-fi network that supports 250 client devices. The school uses Office 365 as the main operating system to support teaching and administration and has recently migrated all data to Teams. We use iSAMS as the principle MIS but we constantly looking to adapt and improve integration for the benefit of all stakeholders. 

At St Hugh's we aim to give all our children academic and pastoral excellence in a friendly environment in which each child can discover what they are good at and, therefore, thrive and gain confidence in themselves.  

We offer excellent benefits, including a competitive salary on our own salary scale with scope for progression, an outstanding working environment in our beautiful estate with easy access to transport links and being part of our vibrant and supportive community. We offer free car parking, free meals, a discount on School fees and the use of our sporting and gym facilities.  

Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found by clicking on the ‘recruitment process’ and ‘staff benefits’ links on the right-hand side of the school website http://st-hughs.co.uk/Staff-Vacancies.

Please email a fully completed application form, which includes a supporting statement outlining the extent to which you meet our requirements as set out in the job description and person specification, and details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer to recruitment@st-hughs.co.uk . References may be taken up before interview. 

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Monday, 27th January and interviews will take place during the week beginning 3rd February, 2020. We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.  

More about St Hugh's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Carswell Manor, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 8PT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1367 870700
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St Hugh’s Oxfordshire is a highly regarded co-educational, day and boarding independent preparatory school with 350 boys and girls from the ages of 3 to 13.

Founded in 1906 in Chislehurst, Kent, St Hugh’s School was named after Hugh of Avalon, Bishop...