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Head of Computer Systems Department

Published on 20th September 2019



Closing Date

Noon - 3rd October 2019

Salary Information

MPS + TLR2c


The Fernwood School enjoys an excellent reputation. It is an oversubscribed school which has been judged as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted.

We have a rare opportunity to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly skilled leader of Computer Systems (ICT) capable of planning and delivering a high quality curriculum at both KS3 and KS4.

The Fernwood School has a thriving, well equipped and forward thinking Computer Systems department and you would be joining a high performing and cohesive team of teachers and technical staff. The department delivers a wide mix of modern experiences in computer science, media, and broader digital technologies.  The department is part of the ‘Art, Design & Technology’ faculty, where staff work closely together.

The department benefits from 3 well equipped modern computer suites, along with a smaller break out room for group teaching.  The department has a wide variety of equipment and facilities from HD video cameras, to class packs of Raspberry pies and ‘Makey Makey’ sets.

We have been a ‘Computing at School’ lead for several years, being an important part of their network of excellence. We also boast one of the largest code clubs in the region with 40+ students attending on a weekly basis.

Further information on the work of the department can be found on our website, and also on our twitter feed @fernwoodcs

Interview date: to be confirmed
Required for January 2020



How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the application form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to: recruitment@fernwoodschool.org.uk

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 | admin@fernwoodschool.org.uk
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