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IT /Computing Teacher (Ability to Teach Engineering Desirable) - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Broomhill Bank School (Hextable), Hextable

  • Ref:KCC886-70027002-117T
  • Posted:02/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS or UPS Plus SEN A Allowance
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:10/02/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:W/c 13 February 2023


Due to retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and talented Teacher of IT and Computing to be based at our North Site.

Ideally applicants would be able to teach engineering (desirable, not essential).

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, inspiring teacher of  IT/Computing who can make a real difference to the lives of our young people.

Our students are aged 11 – 19 years and all have an EHCP for Communication and Interaction needs, often related to Autism. With small class sizes and additional adult support in every class, we tailor our curriculum delivery to every student’s individual needs. Our students make good progress as a direct result of high-quality teaching coupled with an extensive range of therapies and interventions.

This role would be suitable for teachers at any stage of their career and we welcome applications from either Primary or Secondary, Special or Mainstream, or colleagues new to teaching- we just need you to be passionate about supporting young people - we will provide a programme of specialist training and induction so that you quickly feel part of our team.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is a qualified teacher with experience of either Primary or Secondary teaching
  • Enjoys working with, and forging positive relationships with young people
  • Is a reflective practitioner – keen to learn and develop
  • Is solution focused but will always ask for support when needed
  • Wants to be part of a team that enhances the life chances of young people
  • Is committed to professional development.

Information about the school

Broomhill Bank School is a co-educational Foundation Special School for students with Communication and Interaction needs who all have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).

Our educational provision is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and our residential provision is rated ‘Outstanding’. We work to prepare our students for life, through academic achievement, therapeutic provision to ensure their well-being and by being part of the wider community.

There are two sites. Broomhill Bank West is in Rusthall near Tunbridge Wells. Broomhill Bank North is in Hextable near Swanley. Our North site has bespoke residential provision and semi-independent living accommodation.

Students are taught in small classes of 8-10 according to level of need, with lessons led by subject specialist teachers. We facilitate students to learn as independently as possible. Across Key Stage 4 and 5 students can undertake a variety of accredited qualifications including GCSE, Entry Level and Functional Skills. Our Sixth Form focuses students on preparation for life so that alongside academic achievement they can develop the life and work-related skills which will be vital to their future independence and self-sufficiency. We are looking for applicants who share in our philosophy of lifelong learning and developing the potential of each individual.

Our Values and Ethos • We believe learning to lie at the heart of all we do with our students and staff • We believe our students and staff should be the best in all they do • We believe in and respect the uniqueness of each member of our school community • We believe we have responsibilities to others outside Broomhill Bank

This is an exciting time to join our School as we continue to grow and develop. A refurbishment programme is improving and adding to existing facilities.

Broomhill Bank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), verification of candidates’ right to work in the UK and other pre-employment checks as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023). Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of our recruitment process. We value diversity and promote equality for all.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early so please apply as soon as possible..

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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 Education.