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Subject Leader, Computing

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week, full time teachers hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Monday 10 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN
Phone: 01273 476231
Email: personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.priory.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.




REQUIRED FROM January 2023

Priory is a very successful school, graded “Good” by OFSTED. The school is consistently oversubscribed yet has a genuinely comprehensive intake. The computing area is made up of 3 staff: 3 part time teachers. The Governors wish to appoint the following:

A full time, permanent, Subject Leader for Computing from January 2023. The key responsibilities include:

  • Leading the development of specified projects to raise attainment, enhance provision and increase participation in the Curriculum Area.
  • To be accountable for the oversight of learning of all students in the Computing area.
  • To support the co-ordination of the work of teaching staff and other relevant personnel within the Subject Area.
  • To assist in targeting learning resources to support the diverse make-up of the student body. 
  • To lead the coordination of extra-curricular activities.

Candidates will be outstanding teachers of Computer Science as well as Information Technology and will have a high level of programming ability along with experience of teaching Python 3. Knowledge of other languages would be desirable. Candidates will also be able to learn and teach new productivity software across both key stages.

KS4 courses include:

  • OCR Computer Science GCSE - develops understanding and application of the core concepts in Computer Science.
  • OCR Cambridge National Creative iMedia - Creative iMedia equips students with the wide range of knowledge and skills needed to work in the creative digital media sector.

The salary is Teachers pay scale £25,714 to £41,604 plus £4,784 (TLR2b)

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday, 10 October 2022 at 9.00 a.m.

Interviews to be held week commencing: 17 October 2022

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded directly from our school website at www.priory.e-sussex.sch.uk  Please return application forms to the Personnel Officer at Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN or email personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk

Please note that if you have not received a response within 3 weeks of submitting your application then we regret that your application has not been successful. 

East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/191234/27287

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £25,714 - £41,604 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 10/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Priory School

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education