Head of Computing, Wigan

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Golborne High SchoolWigan

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Start date: April or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher payscale plus TLR 2b allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Computing 

Teacher payscale plus TLR 2b allowance (£4737)

Required for an April or September 2018 start to an ‘outstanding’ candidate  

Golborne High School is a thriving and popular school. We have the highest expectations of our pupils and are determined to become ‘outstanding’ in all that we do. Our vision is to become a beacon of excellence at the heart of the community. 

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Computing to join our Computing  Department which is part of the Maths Faculty. You will lead the Computing Team in a modelling and coaching capacity to ensure that an already successful faculty reaches its goal of ‘outstanding’.

We are a self-improving school and our commitment is to developing and supporting all of our staff in their chosen career path. We deliver a comprehensive induction programme and encourage all of our staff to be ambitious for their futures. The role would suit professionals who have the drive and a determination to ensure that all children succeed. The successful applicants will also demonstrate an ambition to develop in their role and embrace the CPD that is available to support them in becoming an outstanding practitioner.  

We are looking to appoint a colleague who has a proven track record of raising standards in Computing who can demonstrate inspirational teaching and a passion for delivering lessons which are motivational, challenging and engaging. You will need to demonstrate the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to work as part of a team which is determined to achieve ‘outstanding’. In return you will work in an exceptional and supportive environment that will further develop your professional skills and ambitions.   

We would welcome applications from colleagues at a relatively early stage of their career who have exceptional subject knowledge, strong leadership potential and a clear understanding of how to enable all students to make outstanding progress in their learning.  

An application form and further details of the post are available from the school website www.golbornehigh.wigan.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 27th November 2017 at 12 noon 

Interviews: Wednesday 6th December 2017 

Golborne High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to enhanced DBS clearance.          



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lowton Road, Golborne, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 3EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 726842
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Golborne High School, a co-educational secondary school of around 1,200 pupils, is located near to Wigan, Greater Manchester. Providing places for pupils aged 11-16, Golborne High is a foundation cooperative trust school, forming a key part of the Go...