Head of Computing and ICT, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Leighton Park SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible, but ideally starting in January 2020.
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive and dependent on the successful candidate's skills and experience.
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Computing and ICT 

As soon as possible, ideally January 2020

Full-time or Part time, hours are flexible 

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Head of Computing and ICT, to join a dynamic and popular department as soon as possible, but ideally from January 2020.  Our Computing and ICT department is an energetic and exciting environment with many industry links and STEAM initiatives. It has grown in strength with the current team and we are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who will lead the department’s current teaching and learning strategies and develop their own teaching practice with our support. Our next Head of Department will inspire and engage our students and actively lead and promote Computing and ICT both within and beyond the School community. Applications are welcomed from experienced practitioners and particularly from those seeking additional responsibility. The ability to teach across the range of key stages including Sixth Form and IB Programme is desirable. A willingness to participate in co-curricular activities is also required. This position could be a full time or part time opportunity, flexible hours can be offered to the right candidate.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.  Accommodation may be available. 

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 27th September 2019

Interviews will be held shortly after. 

More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...