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Director of Business Studies & Digital Media - Full-time

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-183T
  • Posted:24/01/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS TLR 1.1
  • Start Date:April/September 2023
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 27 February 2023


The Abbey School invites applications for the post of Director of Business & Digital Media to lead the Faculty. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate Leader who will work to support the subsidiary subject leader in ICT/Media and inspire them to become an excellent leader of their departmental areas. We are looking to appoint a well-organised highly motivated individual with the ability to lead and inspire those around you. You will need to be dedicated to ensuring that all students make exceptional progress and have the capacity to oversee the subjects taught and lead across the curriculum.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to lead and build this faculty, which is forward-thinking and focused on doing the very best for each student.  The post has a strong footing in careers education, for which you will have admin support.  Working with careers agencies and there is scope for further development, Ofsted were really impressed with our Teaching and Learning in the faculty as well as the Careers education offered across the school.

Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students.

From the 1 April 2023 The Abbey School will be part of The Howard Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Catrin Woodend
  • Address:The Abbey School, London Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8RZ
  • Telephone: 01795 532633
  • Email:


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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.