Teacher of Computer Science, Crowborough, East Sussex

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Beacon AcademyCrowborough, East Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

To support our growing and expanding school, we are seeking applications from dedicated and hardworking professionals with a desire to work in a successful, thriving and supportive 11-18 Academy, making a positive contribution to our Computer Science department as Teacher of Computer Science.

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for the students of Beacon Academy, and for the experienced, loyal, highly skilled and highly effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn in a school where leadership, management, behaviour and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy and the department of Computer Science are committed to the development of both its staff and students.

In 2018 we achieved yet another set of outstanding examination results, placing Beacon Academy as the number one school in East Sussex for the second year running under the headline Progress 8 measure and in the top 5.6% of all schools nationwide. Furthermore, we are privileged to be a National Teaching School and National Support School, taking a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. Our Headteacher, Ms Robinson, is also a designated National Leader of Education, a Consultant Headteacher for East Sussex County Council and a member of the South East Ofsted Reference Group.

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1,300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough, on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

If you would like more information on this role, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact the Human Resources Department on 01892 603078 or email vacancies@beacon-academy.org in the first instance. 

To apply, please visit http://www.beacon-academy.org/web/join-us/job-opportunities.php  

Closing date: 10am on Wednesday, 17th April 2019.

NB: we advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and suitable references.



More about Beacon Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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