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Head of Department - IT

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
20/04/2020 12:00
£ Leadership Salary Scale (Dependent upon experience)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Apr

Further information

Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF

Head of Department – IT
Leadership Salary Scale (Dependent upon experience)
Full Time

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Head of Department – IT for Excelsior Academy from September 2020 or earlier by negotiation.

Excelsior Academy is an innovative academy. Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first all-through Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

Working at Excelsior will challenge you but the rewards are huge. Successful candidates will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement and will have the potential to work in Key Stages three, four and five.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne and trust wide Senior Strategic Leads for English, Mathematics and Science based between our two secondary academies.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers

Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact Susan Wright at the Academy office to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Susan Wright: susan.wright@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 20th April 2020

Candidates who have not been contacted by Friday 24th April 2020 may assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interviews will take place: Monday 27th April 2020

Applications should be returned to: Susan Wright, susan.wright@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

Previous applicants need not apply.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

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