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Head of Digital T Level

Ursuline High SchoolMerton

Who Are We?

Ursuline High School, Wimbledon, is an OFSTED outstanding, voluntary-aided, comprehensive high school for Roman Catholic girls from 11-18 under the Trusteeship of the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. The school is graded by Ofsted as being ‘outstanding’ and as Grade 1 by the Diocesan S48 Inspection.  We are a lead school for the Government’s new Trailblazers programme for Mental Health.

Merton schools are top in England for Progress 8, the Ursuline has been in the top 5% for the past few years and has a tradition of academic excellence, addressing individual needs and service in the spirit of St Angela. The curriculum equips girls with skills for the modern, global world and develops them as independent and critical learners and confident communicators.

Ursuline High School has been serving the local Catholic community since 1892 and is heavily oversubscribed, with 5 applications for each place available.  The school has 1391 students on roll, including 352 in the Sixth Form.

At the heart of the school is its distinctive Catholic ethos, which in turn is supported by the excellent relationships which exist between staff and students. Our shared vision for the school supported by the staff, students, parents and governors has created a very strong, caring and cohesive community, based on values of Serviam, Kindness, Respect, Generosity of Spirit, Perseverance and Gratitude. We have a robust Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment Strategy.

Ursuline High School is committed to advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of young people and to equality of opportunity and expects all staff to share this commitment.

T Levels: A new qualification

T Levels are a brand new, 2-year qualification providing students with a head start towards the future they want.

The Government has developed T Levels to deliver world class technical education and give students a new choice after GCSEs.

T Levels have been designed in partnership with businesses and employers to give students the knowledge and skills they need - so they can be confident that a T Level will help them move into the career they want.

Who are we looking for?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Head of T Level (Digital Production, Design & Development).  We are looking for a passionate committed leader to continue to inspire and develop our provision

Purpose: To lead the Department to excellence in Teaching and Learning

Responsibility for student outcomes at: KS5

Line Manager: Assistant Headteacher (T Levels)

Line Management of: T Level (Digital Production, Design & Development)

Performance Management of: Up to 2 staff

The school has amazing students and an outstanding CPD programme. It is situated in the heart of Wimbledon with easy access to Central London and the South East.

Applicants should be committed to working within the Catholic ethos of the school.

The position is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

The school is committed to safeguarding its students and post holders must be responsible for the safety of the students in their care.

Closing date for application forms

Wednesday 19th May 2021

For any additional information regarding this role please contact

Mrs Martin, Assistant PA to the Headteacher

by email (rachel@ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk)

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