Head of Department for Computer Science
(MPS/ UPS) plus TLR 2B (currently £5,531 per annum)
Looking for a rewarding career in education? Look no further than The King's School in Grantham! Our forward-looking prestigious school is seeking a dedicated and passionate professional to join our innovative team and help shape the minds of the next generation. With an illustrious history dating back to 1528, The King's School has been a cornerstone of the Grantham community for centuries.
As a member of The King's School family, you'll have the opportunity to work with some of the region's brightest and most motivated students. Our comprehensive academic programme is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in all areas of life. At The King's School, you'll be part of a supportive and collaborative team of educators dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential both within and beyond the curriculum. So why wait?
Apply to be a Head of Department for Computer Science today. If you are unsure what The King’s School is like but are considering applying, please contact the school for an informal telephone conversation or tour of the school to find out more.
A full CPD support programme will be made available to the successful candidate.
The start date for this position is 1 September 2024 or before.
Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 1 December 2023
Please complete a formal application document and forward this via email to HR@kings.lincs.sch.uk. Application forms can be downloaded below along with a full job description and person specification or, alternatively, can be obtained directly from the school.
The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP. Telephone: 01476 563180
Whilst a closing date for applications has been set, we reserve the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate prior. This being the case, we would encourage early applications for the post.
The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be expected to follow school safeguarding procedures and promote the welfare of students.
Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and as this post is considered to be a ‘regulated activity’, a check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, including the children’s barred list will be made. Shortlisted candidates should be aware that the school may carry out online searches as part of our due diligence process. Successful applicants must be familiar with and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection and promote the welfare of students.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules, see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
Please note that feedback will only be provided to candidates whose applications progress to the interview stage.