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Head of Computing

Knutsford AcademyCheshire East

Knutsford Academy, an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school, part of The Learning Alliance invites applications for the post of Head of Computing. We are seeking a highly motivated, committed teacher and leader who has an affinity for the subject, with the ambition to constantly challenge themselves and their students in order to provide the best education for them. You will need to be able to teach across the age/ability range of KS3 through to KS5. You will have opportunities to support and lead other extra-curricular activities.

The successful candidate will be committed to computing teaching and learning across the school in a department which constantly strives to provide accessible, inspiring and exciting opportunities for all of our students.  You will have demonstrable leadership experience or potential.

Interviews will be held week commencing 24 May 2021.

The Learning Alliance 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 appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

In line with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 The Learning Alliance does not request attendance or medical information on candidates for posts prior to appointment. We will, however, seek a post-appointment reference for successful candidates, which will include questions relating to attendance records. Appointments will be made subject to this reference and the Trust may, in some circumstances, withdraw the offer of appointment on the basis of information received, again having full regard to the requirements of the Equality Act.

The Learning Alliance is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and the elimination of discrimination; all applicants should note that they will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of disability, gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation and marital status or any other discrimination which is unfair or unreasonable.

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