Job details

Job details
Employer The Queen Elizabeth Academy
Location Atherstone, Warwickshire
Salary MPS/UPS + TLR (Negotiable)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring soon
Closing date
Job starts September 2018

Head of Computer Science

Job Start: September 2018

Location: The Queen Elizabeth Academy, Atherstone

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR (Negotiable DOE)

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Term:  Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking and enthusiastic Head of Computer Science to join our modern, well-resourced school and excellent Computer Science Department. You will have a real appetite to educate the next generation, along with passion and enthusiasm for your subject. As the Head of Computer Science, you will have responsibility for student outcomes, teaching and learning, as well as supporting and developing teachers within the well-resourced faculty. Along with being an excellent classroom practitioner, you will be able to inspire students to the potential’s within computer science. 


The Queen Elizabeth Academy is an 11-16 mixed academy based in Atherstone with approximately 600 pupils on roll. Following our recent Ofsted inspection in May 2017, we were shown to be “Good with Outstanding features”, a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff and students. Our summer examination results were fantastic. Our performance was well above National Averages in key performance criteria and our Progress 8 score of +0.35 was quite stunning. In November 2016, as part of the Priority School Building Programme, we moved into brand new premises that have given us access to fantastic new facilities, which really set us apart in the locality. We are a forward thinking school, always looking for areas to develop and improve as well as being very open to new ideas; we feel this is the best way to ensure consistent development and attainment of our students


What we are looking for – the “Golden Thread”

  1. An individual who is passionate about working in our school.
  2. An individual who is determined to provide the best educational experience for their students.
  3. An individual who wants to continually learn.


We are keen to welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve. 

  • Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?
  • Do you have what it takes to work with a determined leadership team and staff, which promote excellence, and consistently challenge you to improve?


If so, then we welcome you to join our team at The Queen Elizabeth Academy. 

We actively encourage visits to the school. 


Closing date: Monday 28th November 2017

Interviews to be held soon thereafter


For further information, the application form and job description, please contact Mark Williams on the below details

T: 0116 253 2389 / 07841368765 

E: tqea@hays.com

W: www.hays.co.uk/jobs/the-queen-elizabeth-academy 


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment

The above post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the employer

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies.

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is a 11-16 mixed comprehensive academy with a vibrant learning atmosphere, a dedicated and supportive network of staff and exciti...

Information about The Queen Elizabeth Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Witherley Road
Atherstone
Warwickshire
CV9 1LZ
United Kingdom
+44 1827 715253