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Director of Computing and Emerging Technologies
Leadership Pay Range L8-12
Lionheart Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional professional to join our Trust Leadership Team as Director of Computing and ICT in our secondary phase (awareness of primary would be advantageous). The successful candidate will provide strategic direction, leadership and management of computing education across our schools. Our vision is for all learners to grow in mastery of computing whatever their prior attainment. We aim for our learners to become fluent in their use of computer science. We see this post holder supporting our colleagues to fully embed the aims of the national curriculum so that all students make exceptional progress in computer science, thus facilitating and unlocking potential in a wide range of other disciplines.
Lionheart Academies Trust was formed by Beauchamp College as outstanding provider. We are very proud of our students, the progress they make consistently places us in the top 100 state schools nationally, we seek to build on this, further breaking down any barriers to learning and ensuring that each provider in our trust is able to embed excellence in all areas of practice. Ultimately, we believe that any young person from any background deserves an equal chance to be successful in whatever they choose to do. We want to share our love of learning with all young people in our care; we are preparing our students with the knowledge and confidence to thrive in a competitive world.
Lionheart Academies Trust is currently made up of a family of three primary schools and six secondary schools. The secondary schools are Beauchamp College in Oadby, The Cedars Academy in Birstall, Judgemeadow Community College in Evington, The Martin High School in Anstey, The Humphrey Perkins School in Loughborough and Sir Jonathan North Community College, Leicester. By the end of 2018 there are plans for a further secondary school from the Leicester area to join the Trust bringing the number of children educated within the LAT to over 8000. As our trust grows there will be clear opportunities for career progression.
If you want to make the next step in your career, with an employer who will listen to you, challenge and support your decision making and provide a wealth of resource to fulfil this fantastic opportunity, your application will be welcomed.
Visits to our trust are welcome. Please email Vanessa Perkins, Principal’s PA email@example.com to agree a mutually convenient time to visit.
Closing date: Monday 22 October – 8:00am
Interviews: Monday 29 October – location to be confirmed
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.