Sector Lead - Computing and Digital Technologies

Highbury College
Competitive salary
03 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sector Lead - Computing and Digital Technologies

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £36,500 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Location: Based at Highbury Campus

Close Date: 19/04/2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and develop the Computing curriculum at Highbury College. Highbury has an excellent reputation in delivering Computing courses, offering courses from L2, L3, HNC/HND and Foundation Degree levels. Highbury Computing students have an excellent record of competing and medalling at WorldSkills UK events for Web Design and IT Infrastructure.

This is a particularly exciting time in the Sector with plans to develop further courses in Cyber Security and Game Programming.

The successful candidate will have:

· A degree in a relevant subject

· A recognised teaching qualification

· Recent experience of teaching a relevant subject

· Experience of effective leadership of learning and teams

· A track record of growing student numbers and improving student retention, success and progression

· Strong programming skills in either C++, Java or Python are desirable

Highbury College offers extensive support to new staff including:

- Regular support and coaching throughout your first year

- A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College

- A thorough Induction programme

- Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher

- Support from the College to focus on CPD

What we can offer you:

- A fantastic benefits package including a competitive pension scheme where the

College contributes around 19%

- 35 days annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays

- A canteen, hair and beauty salon and nursery

- A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Childcare voucher scheme and access to an online discount website

- Discounted travel on the Isle of Wight Hovercraft between Southsea and Ryde

The working environment:

- You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts

- You will be working for a Grade 1 Outstanding College which has over 50 years of

teaching and learning experience

So if you think you have the technical skills and experience we look forward to receiving your application. Further information about this role can be found in the Job Description.

Please note: If you require any assistance with the completion of your application please contact the Human Resources department on 02392 328910 or email the HR inbox.

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