Head Of Computing And Ict

Head Of Computing And Ict

11 Jul
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Repton School - Dubai
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Dubai

11 Jul

Repton School - Dubai

Dubai

Repton School in Dubai has been consistently rated as Outstanding by the Dubai education authority KHDA placing us in the top 1 of schools in the country We have close links to our sister school Repton UK in Derbyshire which allows our students to benefit from an international education based on the British independent system Repton has state-of-the-art facilities and is situated on a spectacular campus of 1 3million sq ft making it the largest school in the region There are currently around 1800 students attending the school from the age of 3 to 18 In addition 50 weekly and full time boarding students are supported by a dedicated team of house staff making Repton a world class educational community in every sense The ICT department at Repton requires an enthusiastic motivated and knowledgeable leader to help promote and develop ICT throughout the school A vision to develop the computing curriculum as well as other areas of student interest regarding technology are essential as is the need to nurture and care for a diverse cohort of students Providing our motivated students with engaging lessons is paramount as are excellent communication and social skills for helping out within all areas of school life at Repton A desire to promote media skills is key to help drive extra-curricular activities such as The Repton News initiative Cross curricular collaboration is an essential part of leading ICT at Repton proficiency in this area is a must As is the desire to challenge students to excel through in school local national and international competitions The successful applicant will join a school where ICT is compulsory for Key Stage 3 an IGCSE option at Key Stage 4 and at Key Stage 5 students follow the IB programme Repton has four specialist IT laboratories and is also focusing on digital literacy throughout the school As the Head of ICT you would be a driving force in ensuring all students can access technology throughout the school Requirements - Candidates should possess A Bachelors degree in the specialist subject that you teach and qualified teacher status QTS Minimum of two years full time post-qualification teaching experience in the UK National Curriculum and be a minimum of 25 years old Exceptional communication skills and cultural sensitivity Ability to innovate excite and inspire children and colleagues Willingness to embrace new methods of teaching particularly using Apple technology as we move towards Apple Distinguished School Status What we offer An exceptional employment package starting from 2500gbp month tax free accommodation Professional development opportunities where many of our staff secure promoted posts within our group of schools Family benefits for you your spouse and up to two dependent children High quality private healthcare coverage Annual flight tickets allowance End of contract gratuity as per UAE labour law We particularly welcome applications from candidates looking to either continue or begin a boarding school career Additionally experience in coaching sport to a high standard especially football cricket and netball would be an advantage and should be made clear on your application Closing date for submissions is noon Tuesday 17th March Earlier applicants would be welcome and will be considered as received The Repton Family of Schools is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees All new staff will be subject to detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance including identity checks criminal background checks for all countries lived in qualification checks employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment and satisfactory reference checks for all employment in the last 5 years