Head of Department / Computer Science / QTS Qualified Teacher

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12014
  • Date Posted: 20 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Avanti Schools Trust
  • Location: Stanmore, North West London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: UPS 1 to UPS 3 + TLR 2b + Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Head of Computer Science Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Stanmore, North West London Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Head of Computer Science who is a QTS qualified Teacher with significant teaching experience and a genuine passion for lifelong learning is required for Avanti House Secondary School, part of Avanti Schools Trust, based in Stanmore, North West London.


SALARY: UPS 1 to UPS 3 + TLR 2b + Benefits (see below)

LOCATION: Stanmore, North West London (HA7)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 32.5 hours per week



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Head of Computer Science who is a QTS qualified Teacher with significant teaching experience and a genuine passion for lifelong learning.

Working as the Head of Computer Science you will join a successful, friendly and creative team who enjoy an excellent reputation within and beyond the school.

As the Head of Computer Science you will need to be an effective teaching practitioner with the ability to inspire and motivate students.



Your duties and responsibilities as the Head of Computer Science will include:

  • Leadership: Collaborate with school leaders to implement the school's vision and strategy, taking strategic leadership in curriculum development, pedagogical standards, and infrastructure management
  • External Engagement: Foster relationships with local, regional, and national stakeholders, contributing to community development and industry connections
  • Standards Management: Ensure outstanding teaching, learning, and assessment practices, prioritising safety, safeguarding, and high academic outcomes aligned with top-performing schools
  • Teaching Responsibilities: Deliver tailored curriculum, assess pupil progress, differentiate teaching methods, and promote literacy while engaging with diverse learner needs
  • Line Management: Provide clear direction and support to faculty members, ensuring performance excellence through effective communication and regular oversight



  • Qualified to bachelor’s degree level in relevant subject or allied subject
  • QTS qualified
  • Significant teaching experience in one or more good or outstanding schools – demonstrably delivering high standards
  • Genuine passion for lifelong learning
  • Able to self-start, work independently and collaboratively as part of a team- whether led or leading
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students



  • A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight
  • Great opportunities for professional development
  • Teachers pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts
  • NUS Card
  • Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes
  • Cycle to work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes

Plus many more!      


Pre-employment checks

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.



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