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We're excited that you're interested in becoming a CAS Community Leader. Please use our community search tool to see if there is a local Community of Practice already operating near you. If there isn't and you would like to start a new community in your area, or if you would like to set up a community to support a specific area of computing or the curriculum e.g. SEND or A-Level, then please get in touch with your local Outreach Manager. You can find their information on our team page.

Our Team

Once you've discussed your new community with an Outreach Manager, the next steps are to read the important documents below and then complete our New Community Application Form. (If you are not already a CAS member please Join CAS before completing the New Community Application Form.)

Your Details

As a CAS Community Leader, we respectfully ask that you have uploaded to your CAS profile a clear head-and-shoulders photograph of yourself, ideally with a plain background.
To maintain links with school networks and stay up-to-date with matters affecting schools, most CAS Communities have a teacher either running the Community or as a joint Community Leader. Priority is given to applications from serving teachers and those directly involved with teacher education and CPD. Please check the applicable box below:

CAS Supporter
If you are not currently working as a teacher then we ask that you provide details below of an existing CAS member who has agreed to act as a supporter for your application to become a Community Leader.
Reason for becoming a CAS Community Leader
Please use the box below to tell us your reasons for applying:
Your Community
CAS Community names should include the town where the community will be based e.g. Swindon, and the phase of education the community is intended to support e.g. primary. You can use “Mixed” if the community will support both primary and secondary level education. Community names should follow the format of : CAS [TOWN] [Phase of Education] e.g. CAS Swindon Primary Please suggest a community name below:
Your Data - Before submitting your application, please ensure you have read the important documents above so that you understand the expectations of this role.