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Teacher of Computing and Digital Media - Full-time

The Whitstable School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-4091-465T
  • Posted:29/11/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:April 2023 or Sooner
  • App Close Date:11/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 12th December 2022

Advert

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • MPS/UPS

The Whitstable School is seeking to appoint a Teacher for Computing and Digital Media.

We are looking for an innovative teacher who is passionate about the subject, this would be a suitable position for an early career teacher or an experienced teacher.

At KS3 all pupils follow a curriculum of Computer Science and at KS4, we offer both OCR Cambridge Nationals Creative iMedia and Edexcel GCSE Computer Science. At KSS we run BTEC Level 3

Creative Digital Media Production. Candidates with BTEC or 1B experience are desirable, however, training will be given.

We are a Google school and utilise Google Suite. The full curriculum can be found on our website.

The School

The Whitstable School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a 'Good' school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

Why work for us?

This is an excellent opportunity to join our school. In return we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression. Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities
  • Extensive bank of resources across the Trust
  • Excellent CPD programme
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust
  • Teacher Pension
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free parking on site

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements in the person specification; please note that we cannot accept CVs. Early applications are encouraged

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Debbie Possee, Office Manager at jennie.whittaker@swale.at or 01323 502620.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: w/c 12th December 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs A Gibson
  • Address:The Whitstable School, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX
  • Telephone: 01227 931300
  • Email: tws_admin@swale.at

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.