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Curriculum Leader for Computer Science and ICT

Job Description

Dunbar Education Presents: Curriculum Leader for Computer Science & IT

Location: An Ofsted 'good' 11-18 mixed academy in the Chilterns, Buckinghamshire

Contract: Full-Time or Part-Time

Start Date: January 2024

Salary: MPS1 - UPS3 (London Fringe) Plus TLR

Are you an unwavering advocate for Computer Science & IT, with an insatiable passion for the subject? Do you thrive on sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with others? If so, we're excited to hear from you.

We are in search of a dynamic and inspirational leader to step into the role of Curriculum Leader for Computer Science & IT. We seek an individual deeply committed to showcasing the value of Computer Science and IT in education and with a proven history of achieving exceptional outcomes.

About Us:

This school is an 11-18 Academy nestled in the picturesque village in the Chilterns in Buckinghamshire. Serving as the Lead School for Careers in Bucks, they are dedicated to fostering the growth and development of nearly 1100 students, including a thriving Sixth Form. The team embodies a collaborative spirit, working together to support each student's academic and personal growth.

Role Overview:

As the Curriculum Leader for Computer Science & IT, you will have the unique opportunity to lead and collaborate with a talented team of educators. Your mission will be to inspire and motivate young minds to explore and cultivate their own passion for this subject. If you are prepared for the challenge and possess the necessary skills and experience to thrive in this role, we warmly invite you to become a valued member of our team.


  • The school boasts three well-equipped dedicated computer rooms fully equipped for teaching Computer Science and IT.
  • Additionally, they provide three bookable computer rooms accessible to other curriculum areas and students eager to learn.


  • Curriculum Leadership: Oversight of the whole school Computing and ICT curriculum, and management of the teaching team and resources
  • Curriculum Delivery: Deliver engaging Computer Science lessons that captivate and challenge students.

  • Student Engagement: Foster a dynamic learning environment that encourages critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.

  • Assessment: Design and administer formative and summative assessments to track student progress and provide constructive feedback.

  • Curriculum Enhancement: Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the Computer Science curriculum and ensure alignment with educational objectives.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Teaching Qualifications: Hold a recognized teaching qualification with expertise in Computer Science.

  • Passion for Education: Exhibit a genuine passion for teaching and a commitment to students' academic success.

  • IT Skills: Demonstrate proficiency in computer science concepts and technologies, staying updated with industry trends.

Essential Attributes:

  • Effective Communication: Communicate clearly and effectively with students, colleagues, and parents.

  • Adaptability: Be flexible and adaptable to the evolving needs of students and the school.

  • Team Player: Thrive in a collaborative teaching environment, contributing to the school's mission and goals.

If you are an impassioned advocate for Computer Science & IT and possess the leadership acumen to drive excellence, we encourage you to apply for this exceptional opportunity today, or contact Suzanne Jones at Dunbar Education to discuss further.

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