This job expired on 18 February 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full Time Position

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2B (£5,356)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • School: The Eastbourne Academy
  • Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2B (£5,356)
  • Permanent; Full-Time

The Eastbourne Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational classroom teacher, who is already, or has the potential to be an outstanding practitioner.

The successful candidate will be required to lead the department through the planning and delivery of engaging lessons to a range of abilities and to ensure Computing becomes a leading subject.

The post holder of Head of Computing will either be an experienced leader or will have the drive and determination to develop the skills to succeed in this role.

We are inviting applications from suitably qualified teachers who:

  • Can provide outstanding quality learning and teaching in the department, modelling excellence in the classroom, evaluating the quality of teaching and standards of students’ achievement, and setting targets for improvement.
  • Has a thorough knowledge and understanding of Computing and the exam specifications to provide professional leadership and management for the Computing Department to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources, and high standards of learning and achievements for all students.
  • Have the vision and enthusiasm required to impact on the continuous process of raising attainment in the department.
  • Have a belief in the value and talents of all students.
  • Have a passion for Computing.
  • Can demonstrate creativity and flair in the classroom.
  • Can enthuse and motivate students.

If you are a dynamic individual with the drive and determination to inspire and engage learners to ensure they achieve their full potential, we would welcome your application.

In return we can offer:

  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

What the school offers its staff

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

If you are interested in this post and require further information, please contact Casey Rose for an informal discussion. casey.rose@swale.at and 01323 514900

Completed application forms should be sent to Mrs Casey Rose, Office Manager, casey.rose@swale.at or by post to The Eastbourne Academy Bodrick Road Eastbourne BN22 9RQ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

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

Interview Date: w/c 19th February 2024

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

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Eastbourne Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
856 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01323 514900

Arranging a visit to The Eastbourne Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email casey.rose@swale.at.

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