Director of Computer Science, Accrington

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Accrington AcademyAccrington

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

We are delighted to offer a unique and exciting opportunity for the Director of ICT and Computer Science across the United Lancashire Cluster of schools. Primarily this role will be based at Accrington Academy but will include leadership at The Hyndburn Academy. The two United Learning academies are working closely together to shape educational opportunities for all students. 

Due to the promotion of the current post holder, we are now looking for an inspirational and ambitious individual to drive this integral subject area. ICT and Computer Science are popular subjects at Key Stages 4 and 5. Accrington has an ICT rich learning environment including, dedicated suites, film studio, radio station, Student I-Pads and interactive technology in every classroom. The Academy also has outstanding network management ensuring an effective and efficient system maintains outstanding facilities.

The Academy is a forward thinking school in relation to technology to support learning. We are keen to explore how technology can provide an inspirational learning experience for all our students and staff.

This is a perfect opportunity for an experienced or aspirational practitioner who is looking for the next steps into leadership. 


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More about Accrington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Queens Road West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4FF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 231579
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We are a popular, vibrant and successful 11-18, non-selective school. Our motto as part of the UL family of academies is “The Best in Everyone”.

In March 2015 OFSTED identified that we were a ‘good’ school. The cornerstone of o...