Birmingham City Council

Digital Development Lead

2 days left

Location
King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy, Church Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 2HL
Salary
Actual salary £22,877 to £25,259 (FTE £24,920 to £27,514)
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Closes
01 Jul 2022
Contact
recruitment@ hwga.org.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Hours per week: 36.50 Term Time only plus 2 weeks, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy

Church Lane

Handsworth

Birmingham

B20 2HL

Telephone Number: 0121 554 8122

Email Address: recruitment@hwga.org.uk

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

To support our ambitious and ongoing plans, we have an exciting new opportunity for a suitably experienced Digital Development Lead to join our academy. This is a great opportunity to shape our approaches to the development and implementation of our digital learning pedagogy.

The academy is technology-rich providing all students with a personal device (KS3 iPad, KS4/5 Chromebook) and all teaching staff with a 2-in-1 laptop and an iPad. We are a serverless academy with all our work and services being hosted in the cloud.

The Digital Development Lead will work closely with our students, staff, and parents to develop and promote the academy’s blended learning approach within a technology-rich environment. The role will also focus on the user experience for all students and staff utilising the platforms and applications we provide to maximise student progress

and attainment.

The Digital Development Lead will report to the Director of IT systems and services to develop and enhance the quality of blended learning at the academy. The Digital Development Lead will be responsible for maintaining and developing our emerging SharePoint environment and ensuring it continues to evolve in line with user needs.

The successful candidate will be experienced in developing guidance and training materials within a team and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. You must be passionate about harnessing the power of technology for learning, with a broad and informed understanding of what makes digital and blended learning effective and engaging.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of how web-based, mobile, and multimedia technology can enhance teaching, learning and assessment. We are seeking an individual with good organisational skills and who has a keen interest in researching new and emerging technologies.

The successful candidate will be fully supported in their career and professional development through CPD and a commitment to supporting up-to-date training and development needs.

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy is an 11-18 comprehensive school in the northwest of Birmingham.

Our student intake is from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, making for a very harmonious and happy school. We truly believe that high aspirations can transform the life chances of our students, underpinned by our drive to develop in our students the universal values of Scholarship, Character and Community.

Closing Date: 1 July 2022, 10am

Further details and application forms can be downloaded from the school website

Applications can only be considered if they are on an Academy Trust application form. Completed application forms to be returned to recruitment@hwga.org.uk .

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

 

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

 

 

 

 

 

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