Assistant Head of Faculty Computer Science TLR 2B, Brighton and Hove

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Hove Park School and Sixth Form CentreBrighton and Hove
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Head of Faculty Computer Science – TLR 2B

Full-Time, 1.0 FTE

Commencing:  1st September 2019

Faculty: Science and Technology

Reports to: Head of Science and Technology 

Hove Park School and Sixth Form is an ambitious and innovative place to work. We strive to help young people enjoy successful lives by giving them an inspirational, academic and enriching education, with a strong emphasis on independent learning and harnessing new technology.

Ofsted visited us in March 2017 and we strongly held our status as a ‘Good’ school.

Our student body is multi lingual and drawn from a diverse community across Brighton and Hove.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent teacher of Computer Science/ICT with a desire to be part of an innovative and forward thinking team. 

As a qualified teacher of this subject, you will possess a passion for raising academic achievement and an aptitude for overcoming barriers to learning. You will show initiative, good communication skills and a willingness to contribute as part of a Faculty passionate about its range of subjects.  As an innovative and creative Computing specialist, you will have the desire to promote the next generation of developers and computer engineers.

This is an exciting time to join Hove Park School; Digital Fluency: Computer Science/ICT is part of the curriculum from KS3 through to KS5 and the successful candidate will thrive in our environment and will be offered opportunities for further progression. The school is unique in that students have their own iPads to use in lessons and there is a commitment to ensure that digital fluency between devices and software is a focussed part of the curriculum.

The team would welcome someone who is talented, committed, ambitious and dynamic who can offer vision energy and creativity in the teaching of Computer Science/ICT and support the Assistant Head of Faculty in the further development of the subject area.  We are a member of the Pavilion and Downs School Alliance, with the team undertaking opportunities to further enhance their professional development.

Deadline for applications:  Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

Interviews: Week beginning 29th April 2019

Hove Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about this post and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.hovepark.brighton-hove.sch.uk/vacancies

Please submit your completed application form to recruitment@hovepark.org.uk or apply directly through TES. 

Hove Park School celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from all areas of our community as we aim to have a staff body that is representative of our socially, culturally and ethnically diverse student population.



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