Head of Subject - IT and Computer Science

Head of Subject - IT and Computer Science

Head of Subject - IT and Computer Science

Job description
  • Commencing January 2024/As soon as possible
  • One Sixth Form, Ipswich
  • Full Time - Permanent Contract
  • MPR/UPR with TLR2a allowance
We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed Head of IT and Computer science to us in September 2023 on a full-time, permanent basis. The right candidate will need to be able to demonstrate outstanding teaching in A'level Computer Science.

The successful candidate will positively contribute to and implement departmental, faculty and school policies to maximise pupil progress, lead the department whilst supporting the team. You will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills, subject knowledge, good interaction, and engagement with students with the support of the senior leadership team.

We also offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
  • Membership into Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to discounted benefits platform
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working
  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Free parking
  • Canteen
  • Company Events
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
Suffolk Academies Trust is currently comprised of One Sixth Form College in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds. Together with West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, we have formed the Eastern Education Group, which is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.

As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.

This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

Completed application forms should be made via out recruitment portal - if you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 8.00am Friday 5th January 2023

Interviews: Shortly thereafter

Please note that we reserve the right to appoint a successful applicant prior to the closing date, early applications are highly encouraged.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!