Computing Lead Practitioner, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Aureus SchoolDidcot, Oxfordshire
Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: LPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Aureus School is a brand new mainstream state school and provides secondary education to  students aged 11 to 16 years within the Didcot area. The school opened in September 2017 and will have 600 students on roll from September 2019 including Years 7-9, with capacity for 1200 students. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Computing Lead Practitioner to join us for September 2019.

As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new state of the art IT facilities, using Google resources & latest technologies such as Visualisers and the latest SMART TV boards in every classroom enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. With excellent wireless coverage throughout the school, we run a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Lesson planning and delivery is done with ease using the Google Drive and all staff and students are provided with Office 365 professional accounts as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access. 

Once Lead Practitioner status is achieved through the SSAT accreditation, there are further development opportunities to apply for SLE status.  At this level the candidate will be expected to work an agreed number of agreed days across the trust (we have 7 secondary schools in the South East) in a curriculum development role.  This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious existing or aspiring leader to develop the computing curriculum across the MAT and to hone key leaderships skills towards developing into a Senior Leader.

For more information about Aureus School or the role please email z.dewar@aureusschool.org. Application Deadline: 20th May 2019 (8am). Interviews to be held 21st May 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure and provide evidence that they are eligible to work in the UK. We welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.



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