Subject Leader of Computing & ICT

  • £30,000 - 46,525 per year + TLR2.2 £5,351
  • Skelmersdale, Lancashire, England
  • Permanent

Job Title: Subject Leader of Computing & ICT

Location: Skelmersdale, Lancashire

Start Date: Easter or September (Flexible)

Salary: £30,000 - £46,525 per annum (depending on experience) with TLR2.3 £5,351

Are you passionate about shaping the future of computing and ICT education? Do you possess strong leadership qualities and a desire to drive improvement within a dynamic educational environment? If so, this opportunity as a Subject Leader of Computing & ICT could be the perfect fit for you.

About the School: This school is on an exciting journey of rapid improvement, and a dedicated Subject Leader of Computing & ICT is sought to play a key role in this transformation. The school is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment where both students and staff can thrive. Join a team that values innovation and excellence in education.

Position Overview: As the Subject Leader of Computing & ICT, you will be responsible for driving excellence in teaching and learning within the department. This role offers the opportunity to develop and implement innovative curriculum strategies, inspire students to engage with technology, and support the professional development of colleagues. Take on a leadership position that can make a real difference in the lives of students and contribute to the ongoing success of the school.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Computing & ICT department, ensuring high standards of teaching, learning, and assessment.
  • Develop and implement a dynamic and engaging curriculum that reflects the latest trends and advancements in technology.
  • Support the professional development of department staff through training, mentoring, and performance management.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and creativity within the department, encouraging both students and staff to explore new ideas and approaches.
  • Collaborate with senior leaders and colleagues across the school to drive whole-school improvement initiatives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the Computing & ICT department, identifying areas for improvement and implementing effective strategies for enhancement.
  • Maintain strong relationships with parents, carers, and external stakeholders, providing regular updates on student progress and departmental activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) and relevant degree in Computing, ICT, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role within a school setting is desirable.
  • Strong subject knowledge and a passion for promoting excellence in Computing & ICT education.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate both students and colleagues.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and a willingness to embrace new challenges and opportunities.


  • Competitive salary with the opportunity for progression.
  • Supportive and inclusive school environment.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development.
  • Easter or September start date available.
  • TLR2.3 allowance of £5,351.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career and contribute to the success of this school, we would love to hear from you. To apply for the position of Subject Leader of Computing & ICT, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to Liam Jones at or call 01772954200 for more information. 



All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 14.3% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Liam Jones on remembering to include your details.



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