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Assistant Head of Computing - Ysgol Greenhill

Assistant Head of Computing - Ysgol Greenhill

Pembrokeshire County Council
Job Description

Greenhill School is an 11 to 19 comprehensive school that serves the historic walled town of Tenby and surrounding areas. Based in the picturesque surroundings of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the school is a caring, inclusive and a welcoming environment where pupils and staff are proud of their strong values and ethos.

We are delighted to announce that we are recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced Assistant Head of Computing to join our thriving and growing Computing AoLE. The successful candidate will primarily teach Computing and Skills and will take the lead in co-ordinating the Skills Challenge Certificate. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the delivery of new programmes in a vital curriculum area that is growing and in demand.

The successful candidate will join a skilled and hard-working Computing team operating within a supportive and encouraging culture. Staff across the school share a strong commitment to its values and aspirations and are ambitious to build on significant recent improvements in student achievement and the wider quality of education we provide.

Greenhill school offers our students excellent learning experiences. We would welcome applications from candidates that are passionate about teaching engaging lessons that will help students appreciate the importance of the subject and develop the skills they need to become well-rounded citizens in a modern world.

This is a full-time teaching post and an open-ended contract and the Role does hold a TLR2a to support the head of the AOLE and deliver the requirements below. The shortlisting and interviews will be held on the week commencing 20th May 2024.

The successful candidate will:

Deliver engaging and challenging Computer Science and Skills lessons to students across various age groups, ensuring a stimulating learning environment.

Foster a passion for technology incorporating innovative teaching methods and real-world applications.

Contribute to the development and implementation of a cutting-edge curriculum. Are you an intuitive, engaging and adaptable classroom practitioner who sets and keeps high expectations?

You will join our enthusiastic and collaborative computing team, teaching across all Key Stages (KS3, 4 and 5). Students follow the following specifications in WJEC Computer Science, Digital Technology, Business Studies, Skills Challenge Certificate.

The AoLE has excellent resources: Five high spec PC suites in the main school building, as well as a dedicated 6 th Form Digital Space.

Greenhill School is a good school with a strong reputation of putting the needs of our students at the heart of what we do. Our recent Estyn report reflects the strong emphasis on Learning and Teaching and reflects our community ethos and school values.

Invitations are extended to any individual whether at the start of their career (NQT) or those more experienced looking for a new challenge in a stimulating and rewarding environment.

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council's Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of, the Council.

Support & Additional Info
  • Please contact the Recruitment Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online or require support by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk.
  • Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2023.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are desirable. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.