This job expired on 15 June 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    15 June 2023 at 8:46am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2B (£5,029)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • School: The Whitstable School
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • MPS/UPS + TLR 2B

The Whitstable School has an opportunity to appoint a Subject Leader for Computing and Digital Media.

We are looking for an innovative teacher, passionate about the subject, who has relevant experience and proven pupil results.

The candidate will teach Computing and Digital Media at KS3, and OCR Cambridge Nationals Creative iMedia, Edexcel GCSE Computer Science and BTEC Level 3 Creative Digital Media Production at KS4. Candidates with BTEC or IB 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.

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

What the school offers its staff

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.

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

This is an exciting 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
  • Excellent CPD programme
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve.

Further details about the role

Early applications are encouraged; interviews may be held before the published closing date. If you would like to visit TWS prior to application, please contact Mr Costley (Deputy Headteacher) via email dave.costley@swale.at

If you are interested in this post, please contact Natasha Kingsford, Office Manager at natasha.kingsford@swale.at or 01227931300.

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 3rd July 2023

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 Whitstable School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1080 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01227 931300

Arranging a visit to The Whitstable School

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

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