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  • Start date details

    January/April 2024

  • Closing date

    15 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

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

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


Additional allowances

R&R (TLR2B of £5,356 for PL)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • School: The Whitstable School
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • MPS/UPS + R&R (TLR2B of £5,356 for Progress Leader)

We are seeking a teacher for Computing with the option to be a Progress Leader to oversee the attainment and attendance data of a year group.

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 KS5 we currently run BTEC Level 3 Creative Digital Media Production. The Whitstable school has a strong vibrant community of staff whereby teaching and learning can flourish in an environment where respect, discipline, and responsibility are steadfastly upheld so all students can learn and grow without unnecessary disruptions.

If you are able to engage students, have passion for teaching and learning, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you to join the Whitstable team.

The progress leader role is only suitable for an experienced practitioner. Early career teachers can apply for the teaching only role.

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

What the school offers its staff

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

- Excellent CPD programme

- Being part of a highly successful Trust

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free Employee Assistance Programme

- Ride to Work Scheme

- Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive

- Free parking on site

Further details about the role

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.

Applications should be made by Kent Teach and interviews may take place before the allocated date. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

For further information about the role, visits to the school or an informal discussion, please contact Ms Nikole Depta at nikole.depta@swale.at or 01227 931300.

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