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Head of Computing

Contract type: One Year Fixed Term in the First Instance, Full time.
Location: Based at The Kingsway School, Foxland Road, Gatley, Cheadle, SK8 4QX
Required from: September 2023
Salary: TLR2C
Closing date : Friday 19th May 2023 at 9am


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Interview date : Tuesday 24th May 2023

Are you an outstanding Head of Computing or have the potential to become one? Are you an excellent practitioner? Do you thrive on success? Do you want to join an inspirational team and lead the Computing department in our school to continued success? Do you have the same drive and ambition to join our dedicated, hard-working team of professionals? Our vision for the Computing curriculum is for the subject area to be challenging, engaging and at the forefront of innovative STEM provision in our school.

The prime responsibility of the post of Head of Computing is to lead and co-ordinate high quality teaching and learning to ensure every student’s potential is maximised. Whole school leadership, innovation and vision are required to develop the school into a centre of excellence in Technology teaching.

Education Learning Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, educating over 3500 pupils from age 2 to 16 in the Greater Manchester area. We are very proud of our inclusive ethos to Collaborate, Empower and Achieve and provide over 450 employees with an inspiring and innovative place to work, with exceptional training and development opportunities.

As a Trust employee you will receive excellent benefits, including a highly competitive salary, well-regarded pension scheme, excellent career development opportunities and support for your health and wellbeing, with our award-winning employee assistance programme.

Our vision at ELT is to create an exceptional learning journey for all, by providing:

● exciting, innovative and challenging learning communities
● school improvement strategies arising from evidenced based research and professional enquiry
● opportunities for professional development and leadership
● a celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of individual settings
● Innovation in practice by recognising the value of learning partnerships, both locally and nationally

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures that promote safeguarding and safer working practices. This is in line with statutory guidance including Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002. All offers of employment are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and vetting checks. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We are committed to fulfilling our Equality Duty obligations, including valuing equality and diversity and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

We expect the successful candidate to have the necessary standard of spoken English, as described under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty that requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English (or English or Welsh in Wales).

Candidates should apply by completing the ELT application form, CVs alone will not be accepted in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).

Please return applications to for the attention of Joel Sadler, Deputy Headteacher

If you would value an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joel Sadler, Deputy Headteacher,

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