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Friday 16 October 2020
Head of Department - Computer Science

Location: Hertfordshire

Contract Type: Permanent

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Head of Computer Science – Permanent position – Hitchin – MPS/UPS + TLR 2.3 – ‘Outstanding’ Secondary School – January 2021 start

Are you an experienced Computer Science Teacher looking to further your career as a of Head of Department?

Or are you already a Head of Department that is looking for a change and would excel working in an ‘Outstanding’ Secondary School?

Class Education are working with an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ School based in the market town of Hitchin, Hertfordshire who are seeking an experienced Computer Science Teacher to take on the role of Head of Department.

  • Head of Department – Computer Science
  • Permanent position starting January 2021
  • Hitchin, Hertfordshire
  • MPS/UPS + TLR 2.3
  • ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted

The School

This is a high achieving and oversubscribed single sex, all-ability school with 1080 student on their roll with an additional 260 in their Sixth Form. The School is located in the beautiful market town of Hitchin and benefits from its own playing fields and wooded area. The students and teachers have access to specialist teaching areas for Art and Design, Food, Textiles, Graphics and Resistant Materials, ICT and Business Technology, Drama, Mathematics, Music and Science. Over the years the school has achieved academic successes and have been able to celebrate the fact that students of all levels make excellent progress in their chosen courses. In 2004 the school was appointed a Specialist Science School and also hold the ICT Mark, International School Award, Art Award, Secondary Geography Quality Mark with Centre of Excellence status plus many other awards that the school is extremely proud of. Results at the school are consistently high making it among the top performing state schools in Hertfordshire. The school is a busy, friendly, caring School that has very little staff turnover due to its supportive and nurturing nature.

The role

The school are looking to appoint a Head of Computer Science for January 2021. You will need to be an outstanding teacher that is confident in leading a very successful department and to be at the forefront of developing digital learning across the school. The school has adopted the use of Google Classroom and GSuite across all areas of the school and this provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to engage at a whole school level with the next phase of this development.

The successful applicant is likely to have experience teaching both GCSE and A Level and will be required to teach across KS3, KS4 and KS5. We offer AQA GCSE and AQA A level Computer Science.

How to apply

If you would like more information about this position or if you would like to forward you CV and personal statement, then please contact Katherine at Class Education on 01462 659 913.