Digital and Cyber subjects are at the very heart of our school. Our students are highly-motivated; the vast majority take digital qualifications and our resources are second-to-none. We are an NCSC CyberFirst Gold school with fantastic employer engagement and destinations for students are in the top ten nationally.
Head of Digital and Cyber (Associate SLT)
Salary: SGSAT Pay Scale (£26,001 – £41,610) depending upon experience
plus TLR: £4,677
Contract Term: Permanent Start date: September 2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Digital and Cyber subjects are at the very heart of our school. Our students are highly-motivated; the vast majority take digital qualifications and our resources are second-to-none. We are an NCSC CyberFirst Gold school with fantastic employer engagement and destinations for students are in the top ten nationally. In other words, if you are a Digital specialist with talent and ambition, this is the place for you.
SGS Berkeley Green UTC opened in September 2017 with outstanding facilities, in a state-of-the-art building. We provide specialist, high quality technical and academic education for 14-19 students with a strong interest in Engineering and Digital Technologies including Cyber Security. We are committed to developing our students into the Engineers and Digital Technology experts of tomorrow by working closely with our employer partners to deliver an exciting and industry relevant curriculum.
We are looking to appoint a highly-skilled and enthusiastic Head of Digital to join our Team. Our current curriculum includes:
- A Level Computer Science
- GCSE Computer Science
- BTEC Level 2 Digital Information Technology
- BTEC Level 2 Creative Media Production
- Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in IT
- BTEC Level 3 Computing (cyber-focused pathway)
- BTEC Level 3 Esports
You will lead an experienced, expert team of Digital specialists and represent your subject area, as well as strategic development of IT, as an Associate member of the Senior Leadership Team. The role will grow as the school grows.
The timetable of the successful candidate will be matched to their areas of experience or expertise but you should expect to teach key-stage 4 and 5. In addition, there is the opportunity to be involved in wider initiatives including the NCSC Cyber Schools Hub and the UTC Cyber Group.
We require a colleague who has:
- A passion for their subject and the ability to link learning to the real world;
- A proven track record of impact in the classroom at KS4 and KS5;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- A willingness to contribute to all aspects of UTC life.
Do you want to work in a school where everyone truly values your subject?
Can you support our students to become the wealth creators and idea generators of the future?
If so, this is your opportunity to make your mark. Come and join us on our journey!
Closing Date: Monday 25 April
Interviews: to be confirmed
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