Head of ICT, Coventry

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Stoke Park SchoolCoventry

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Start date: April / September
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS / UPS + TLR2
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you have the passion and commitment to work as part of a team dedicated to achieving outstanding outcomes for all our students?  Do you want to be part of a rapidly improving school?  Are you an energetic, forward thinking teacher looking for a post which will challenge you?  Are you looking for a post that gives you a real chance to make a big difference to the success of young people? If so we look forward to receiving your application.   

The School    

We are a values-led school that has a strong sense of purpose in delivering an inclusive education for students in our community.  We promote a growth-mind-set and believe that all our students can succeed given appropriate support, self-belief and challenge. At Stoke Park we are on a journey to becoming an outstanding school. We recognise that our practice has improved over the last year and we are committed to improving it further.  We believe there are no short cuts, no excuses and no limits for outstanding learning and outstanding achievement. Our students deserve the very best. Stoke Park School & Community College is a multi-cultural 11 – 18, co-educational comprehensive school situated in the vibrant city of Coventry, serving an inner-city catchment area. With just over 1000 students on roll we are one of the most oversubscribed schools in the area and we are proud to say we are a truly inclusive school with much diversity to be celebrated.  Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all the students at Stoke Park.   

The Role   

A great opportunity has arisen for a professional, creative and enthusiastic Head of ICT to join an proactively lead ICT Department from January 2018. The successful candidate will need to be able to teach ICT to GCSE level. The right candidate will be a reflective, hardworking professional who combines excellent organisational and teaching skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students. You should be able to teach across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. The capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning is a must. Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff   Have high expectations of all students and model professional standards across all areas of work.   So what makes us a good employer?  Stoke Park is a warm and welcoming place to work. In addition to celebrating our staff, we fully embrace continual professional development, bringing in external education consultants as well as supporting National programmes, we are always looking for opportunities to grow future leaders and we would welcome anyone who is ambitious and driven to continue to progress in their career. We have an effective programme of teacher coaching and bespoke professional development in place. We give greater than the 10% PPA allocation and are very supportive of one another. You can expect a Head teacher who shares a passion for ensuring students understand that they can positively shape their life by choice not chance, developing teaching, and who has the drive and determination to ensure the school becomes outstanding. If the information given here resonates with you we would be glad to welcome you for a tour and confidential chat at Stoke Park School.  Informal visits to the school are welcome. 

Why not come and see for yourself?  

We are happy to welcome visitors to the school at any time. This can be during the school day or evenings by appointment.  Please contact our Head teacher’s PA, Denise Milne on 02476 450215 or email dmilne@stokepark.coventry.sch.uk to arrange an appointment. We would love to meet you.  Mrs Milne will also be happy to deal with requests for a confidential discussion with our Headteacher, Sue Jones should any candidate wish to make contact prior to applying for a position.  We are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to two supportive references and an enhanced DBS check being received.   Interview Dates: TBC. Application packs are available on the school website via this link:  http://www.stokepark.coventry.sch.uk/recruitment/teaching-vacancies or alternatively by emailing idalton@stokepark.coventry.sch.uk    Please email completed applications to idalton@stokepark.coventry.sch.uk or in the post to the address above.

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More about Stoke Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dane Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 4JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7645 0215