Head of Digital Learning, Devon

Closing date:

Shebbear CollegeDevon

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader to take responsibility for the leadership and delivery of digital learning and development throughout the school, ensuring that staff and pupils are aware of the ambitious digital vision and strategy moving forward. The Head of Digital Learning will lead on teaching and learning using digital means across the whole school.  Computer Science, at GCSE and A Level, and BTEC Creative Media, at Level 2 and 3 are popular choices within the school and the candidate should be a dynamic and inspiring subject leader in at least one of these disciplines. This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary teacher and subject leader to play a key role in an important and growing subject area across the School. 

This is a full time post.

Applications are invited from candidates who hold a recognised teaching qualification have a keen interest in computing and are capable of strategic, innovative leadership. The ability to deliver high quality lessons combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also essential pre-requisites.

Shebbear College is a small (350 pupils from 2-18) co-educational independent day and boarding school set in 85 acres of North Devon countryside. The school benefits from the security and camaraderie of its membership of MIST (the Methodist Independent Schools Trust) and enjoys a sound financial base.  


 In addition to working in a small friendly school in a stunning rural location we will offer a competitive remuneration package which also includes:

 A competitive salary 

 Membership of the Teachers’ Pension contributory pension scheme

 Free lunch and refreshments during term-time 

 Longer holidays than the maintained sector 

 Medical centre on site during term time 

 Free use of the School facilities such as gymnasium 

 A discretionary discount on the school fees of employees’ children attending the School


All applicants must complete the Shebbear College application form which is available on the School website (please ensure that your referees include your current or most recent employer).

Completed application forms and covering letter should be sent via email (preferably) to the HR Manager (mailto:hr@shebbearcollege.co.uk) or by post to:

HR Manager

Shebbear College 



EX21 5HJ

Further details about the College and an Application Form and Job Description are available at www.shebbearcollege.co.uk/jobs

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Deadline for applications: 6th December 2019 at 12 noon. 

Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing Monday 9nd December 2019.

Early applications are warmly encouraged and the School reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and expects all staff to share his commitment.  All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Shebbear College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Shebbear, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21 5HJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1409 282001
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Shebbear College is an independent, co-educational, all-through school for children aged 3-18, with around 350 students. Located in the village of Shebbear, near Beaworthy in Devon, the school was first established by the Methodist Bible Christian So...