Team Leader for Computer Science

Shenfield High School, Brentwood

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Job Ref No. ECC5467-356S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: TLR2C
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Team Leader for Computer Science

Required September 2024

TLR2C £7,841

Required for September 2024 a charismatic and dynamic individual to lead our Computer Science department. The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with the ability to inspire others to excel and the knowledge and ideas to continue the development of the Computer Science curricula for the benefit of all students across all phases.

Our department has two designated IT suites that have both recently benefited from infrastructure upgrades, including new computers, new 75" screens and air-con. The Computer Science department consists of four subject specialists. At KS3, students receive an hour per week of Computing, starting from year 7. At GCSE, we deliver the OCR specification, with healthy participation numbers. Our most recent GCSE results far exceeded national average. We have recently developed our offer as a department by introducing A Level Computer Science, of which participation numbers are also healthy.

Shenfield High School is a standalone 11-18 Academy with a comprehensive ethos and a commitment to high academic standards supported by a significant investment in pastoral care and wellbeing.

The school is conveniently located close to Shenfield mainline station on the line into London Liverpool Street and home to the eastern terminus of the new cross rail Elizabeth Line. The school's location attracts outer fringe London allowance.

If you would like an informal discussion about this position and/or a pre-application visit please contact the Headteacher's PA, Mrs Watson:

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced disclosure check and positive references.

Application details from the School's website: Please apply using the application form and a covering letter that outlines how your experience and skills fulfils the job description and person specification.

Closing Date is 30th April 2024 (midday)

Information about the School

Shenfield High School is a flourishing 11-18 Academy on the northern edge of Brentwood. We are popular and expanding and, as a Training School, fully committed to the professional development of all staff.

Please visit our website for more details.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Karen Whordley
Alexander Lane
Shenfield, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 8RY
Telephone: 01277 219131

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