“King’s Warrington – Winner of the first National Character Award”
The Governing body are seeking to appoint a passionate Head of ICT to lead an outstanding department.
King’s is an 11-18 school that was founded on traditional values. The school is highly regarded and significantly oversubscribed. In the 2018 national performance tables, King's was ranked in the top 2% of schools in the North West.
IT is taught at KS3, with the option for students to also follow Computer Science at GCSE and A level. The faculty is forward thinking and has established a scholarly community, where innovative teachers develop talented students. For the successful candidate this is a unique opportunity to join a superb team and shape the department's future success. The curriculum is innovative and knowledge-based, with students from year seven up to sixth form genuinely enjoying their IT lessons. Departmental schemes of work and materials are of a very high standard and support teacher work-life balance through minimal marking and research-informed pedagogy.
As a school we are unique in our approach, in that we seek to develop character and leadership skills in our students, we are not an exam factory. Every student at the school is conscientious, hardworking and an absolute pleasure to teach - our staff never have ‘Sunday night dread’. For the successful candidate, this represents a rare opportunity to join a caring team of outstanding practitioners, dedicated to each other’s well-being and the future of every child.
The school is committed to safeguarding and child welfare, appointments will be subject to Enhanced DBS.
The closing date for applications is 13:00 on Wednesday 22nd May. Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May.
Please return completed application forms to our office manager Ms Stacey Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like further information about this post, Ms Taylor will be happy to assist, visits are also highly recommended.