Head of ICT and Computing, Medway

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The Howard SchoolMedway

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + 1C £9,663
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to promotion The Howard School is seeking is seeking to appoint a highly effective Head of ICT and Computing who is committed to excellence from September 2019. 

The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic leader who will be able to contribute to the development of our ICT and Computing Department and help drive forward our agenda of continuous improvement.  This post would offer an experienced teacher rewarding opportunities in and out of the classroom, and excellent career development. 

The ICT and Computing Department is a busy and cohesive department, who work together to achieve the best for students. ICT and Computing is a popular and thriving department which attracts good student numbers at both GCSE and A-Level.  This is an exciting time to join The Howard with a number of significant changes planned for the near future that will support our move towards excellence. If you are an imaginative and energetic practitioner and want to make a difference to the life-chances of all the students in your care then this could be the post for you.

As a school our academic results are exceptional. The Howard School previously achieved very high rates of students gaining 5 A* - C grades including English and Mathematics at GCSE, and our strong Progress 8 score from the last two years for all groups of students demonstrates our commitment to each and every one of our learners. We remain one of the most consistently performing non-selective schools in the South East, and continue to challenge the stereotypical view of underachievement in young men.

We value our teachers and actively support their professional development, and have redesigned our working week from September 2017 to place even greater emphasis on staff development. You will have access to on-going professional development including National College accredited courses.  If you are looking to extend your experience and would be interested in joining our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.  We offer an extremely attractive and very competitive financial package.

The Howard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be taken up for those candidates short-listed for interview. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

The Howard Academy Trust Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

More about The Howard School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
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