Full Time | Permanent
Required: 1 September 2020
We are looking to appoint a Head of IT and Computing at Ashfold School for September 2020. The successful candidate will be genuinely passionate about their subject and be able to inspire and instil a love of Computing in the children through their teaching. Alongside teaching commitments, they will be a key stakeholder in the School’s IT Development Plan, lead the School’s digital strategy, be responsible for the technical aspects of the School’s communications systems and have oversight of the third party supplier.
The successful candidate must be an experienced Computing teacher and have effective knowledge of a comprehensive range of systems administration packages. An ambitious visionary, they will naturally possess outstanding technical, teaching and communication skills, demonstrate excellent administrative and organisational abilities, and be able foster positive relationships with external agencies, the children, staff and wider school community.
Ashfold is an established co-educational Preparatory School for around 280 children aged 3 - 13, set in a beautiful Jacobean mansion with its own thirty-acre estate in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside just thirty minutes from Oxford.
The school has expanded significantly over the last fifteen years and invested heavily in its infrastructure and support systems. We aim to give every child the firmest possible grounding in the core academic subjects, within a small caring family community where children know both each other and all of the staff.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 18 November 2019
Interviews: To be arranged for the week beginning 25 November 2019
Ashfold is committed to the protections and safety of its children and the successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Charity Number 272663.
Ashfold School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.