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Deputy Head of Computer Science Department
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/19/91856
  • Published: Tue 12/03/2019, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/03/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,596.00 - £43,348 + (2BTLR TBC)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Norlington School & 6th Form. Norlington Road, Leyton, London, , Waltham Forest

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Deputy Head of Computer Science Department

Norlington School and 6th Form

Deputy Head of Computer Science Department
Pay Scale: MPS/UPS + TLR TBC

Norlington School and 6th Form is a small 11-16 boy’s school with a mixed 6th form school. Over the past 5 years the school has transformed itself into one of the highest performing schools in the country and has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement.

Norlington was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted;

'The progress of all groups of pupils...including the most able, is strong'

'Staff....enjoy being part of the school with it's distinctive family ethos'

'The behaviour of students around the school is calm and orderly'
(Ofsted October 2018)

The school has an excellent CPD programme and is committed to developing all staff, as we continue our journey to becoming an ‘Outstanding’ school. This includes three staff training afternoons, two department meetings and one twilight training session every 6 weeks. Lessons finish for students at 1:30pm on a Friday.

The Deputy Head of Computer Science is expected to secure high standards of learning and achievement for all students through the delivery of outstanding teaching and supporting curriculum development. It is essential that the post holder gives active support to the vision and ethos of Norlington.

You will be committed to working closely with the Head of Department, building the skills required to soon lead a department of your own.
We require from September 2019:
· A committed and dynamic teacher of Computer Science with a 'can do' attitude.
· Someone who demonstrates high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the students can achieve.
· An innovative practitioner who is creative in their delivery of the KS 3, 4 & 5 curriculum.
· A leader who can work within the department, further raising the attainment of Computer Science
· An ambitious teacher looking to be Head of Department in the future.
Posts will be subject to a Prohibition check for all roles involved with the management of pupils. Norlington School and 6th Form is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

A recruitment pack and application form is available on the TES, school’s website: , Our school/Vacancies link. Please email completed application forms to

Closing date: Monday 25th March 2019 at midday

Interviews scheduled for that week