Curriculum Leader (Head of) Computing & Business Studies

Alder Grange Community and Technology SchoolLancashire

Ref: 173949 

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced teacher of computing to become our Curriculum Leader for Computing & Business Studies.

This post is offered on MPS/UPS with TLR 2.3.  We are looking to appoint from 1st September 2021, or earlier if available.

Alder Grange School is located in the Rossendale Valley, a beautiful part of East Lancashire, within easy reach of the Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales and only an hour away from the Lake District.  It is just over 10 miles north of Manchester and has easy links into the city and other major population centres across the North West.  Rossendale is a great place to work, rest, and play in a community renowned for its humour and hospitality.

As a school designated Good in all areas by Ofsted in April 2017, we are rightly proud of our school ethos and values.  Every experience we offer our students must reflect these values, and all members of our team have a role to play. 

In this school, safeguarding and welfare of each child is paramount. This school is committed to safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

All staff should understand their responsibility to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Staff are responsible for their own actions and behaviour and should avoid any conduct which would lead any reasonable person to question their motivation and intentions. Staff should work, and be seen to work, in an open and transparent way. 

Prior to appointment all successful candidates will be required to have a clear DBS check.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Essential: the successful candidate will be an experienced teacher of computing, with appropriate graduate level (or equivalent) qualification. Teaching computing to all abilities and KS3-5Please see candidate pack for full details.

Informal discussion: Contact the school at or via phone on 01706 223171.

Application forms: Justine Lee, School Business Manager via email: 

Closing date: 8 February 2021.

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Alder Grange Community and Technology School


Alder Grange Community and Technology School
Calder RoadRawtenstallRossendaleLancashireBB4 8HWUnited Kingdom
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