Head of Computing, Princes Risborough

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (TLR appropriate subject to experience of successful candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an outstanding ICT practitioner who is looking for a fresh challenge in an innovative and aspirational school? Are you an ambitious self-starter who has the drive and determination to further develop and build upon a new created Department? If so, we are seeking to recruit an experienced ICT professional to be our new Head of Computing. This is an exciting period in the school’s evolution and we are keen to introduce Computer Science to the curriculum and develop our ICT provision at KS4. 

PRS is an innovative and aspirational school that is driven by the highest expectations in everything we do. We offer a rich and diverse learning environment and work hard to ensure that all the young people in our care achieve their potential and everyone succeeds on a pastoral, extra-curricular and academic basis. 

We are an over-subscribed, innovative and dynamic school in the heart of Buckinghamshire situated in a semi-rural market town between High Wycombe and Aylesbury. We are looking for both subject champions and advocates for young people to continue on our journey towards ‘Good’ and beyond and your skills and knowledge, hard work and dedication will be central to our achieving this goal in the year of your appointment.

What you will need to succeed: A commitment to helping students achieve is essential, as is the desire to motivate and inspire students who have learning difficulties. Patience and a really good sense of humour are also vitally essential! Importantly, our new colleague will also wish to become part of the team that ensures all of our children 'Enjoy & Achieve'! 

What you need to do now: If you're interested in furthering your career and are an ambitious ICT Teacher, existing Second or Head of Computing or ICT who is looking for a new challenge, please apply. We also encourage early applications and reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.  

If this position as Head of Computing at PRS is not quite right for you now, but would be interested in future positions, please visit our Expression of Interest area and register your interest here: www.princesrisborough.bucks.sch.uk/Vacancies/Join-our-talent-pool

For further information about this position, please contact Assistant Head Teacher, Alison Tuffin: atuffin@princesrisborough.bucks.sch.uk

This position is:

  • MPS (TLR appropriate subject to experience of successful candidate).
  • is open until midday on Friday 29 March 2018.
  • to start September 2018.
  • interviews will be w/c Monday 16 April 2018.

Princes Risborough School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016) 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Merton Road, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 0DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1844 345496
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Princes Risborough School is set in superb grounds in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside close to High Wycombe, Oxford and Aylesbury. We are at the cutting-edge of curriculum development with modern facilities throughout the school. Our school...