Head of Computing

Vacancies

Head of Computing

MPS or UPS plus TLR 2c

We are seeking a dynamic inspirational Head of Computing who is passionate about teaching and learning.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to lead a department as part of our caring community in an outstanding school. Ideally you will have excellent subject and curriculum knowledge and a passion for the subject.

Middle leaders play a crucial role in ensuring that students of all abilities achieve their best by leading and inspiring other colleagues effectively in their work.  They also play a significant role in contributing to whole school improvement.

You should already have demonstrated excellent leadership and management skills, be committed to inclusion and the well-being of every child and be an outstanding role model in your own professional practice.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced practitioner to lead the team with the aim of securing outstanding learning and achievement for all students.

What we offer:   

  • An outstanding track record at GCSE and A level
  • A team of colleagues who support each other
  • Professional development through the Harrow Collegiate Teaching School Alliance
  • Mindfulness and wellbeing activities each week along with staff sports and clubs
  • One of the best sites in London, located on the greenbelt next to Bentley Priory and set in 27 acres of woodland and fields, providing and exceptional learning environment

In what has been an unprecedented year for schools and education, Bentley Wood High School are proud that our students have achieved such excellent results and gained places at a range of prestigious universities

Outstanding teaching stimulates the students’ passion, igniting their enthusiasm and interests for learning. Students’ behaviour around the school and their attitudes to learning in lessons are exemplary” Ofsted Outstanding.

Note: The job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.

If you are invited to interview you will be required to complete a “Disclosure of Criminal Record” form and bring the completed form to interview.

The School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safeguarding checks will be undertaken prior to appointment.  This role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and all staff have safeguarding responsibilities.

Required from: September 2022

Vacancy Closing Date: 26th May 2022

Applications to be sent to: recruitment@bentleywood.harrow.sch.uk