Appointment of a Purple Spotted Unicorn (or exceptional Computer Science Teacher), Belhaven, Dunbar, East Lothian

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Belhaven Hill SchoolBelhaven, Dunbar, East Lothian

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable and depends on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Belhaven Hill is special.  Known simply as ‘Belhaven’, its small size allows for a happy, fun environment in which children achieve outstanding academic results.  The candidate we seek will have the opportunity of working in conjunction with a Committee of experts in the fields of computing and education to create a bespoke and exciting curriculum, teaching pupils from the age of 7 to 13 computational thinking, digital skills, e-safety, programming and robotics to an exceptional level.  We are looking for an expert and innovator who wants to inspire the next generation of technology users and creators.  

 Belhaven welcomes day pupils, but is predominantly a ‘full-boarding’ school and the boarding ethos is central to school life.  The School has a roll of over 100 children, aged between 7 and 13 and is centred around a handsome listed house. It is set in 20 acres of beautiful grounds, close to the sea, some thirty miles east of Edinburgh.  

Belhaven has a strong academic record and an enviable reputation for its pastoral care.  Heads at public schools say they can recognise our children instantly - a ‘Belhaven DNA’ which makes for charming all-rounders, who fit in with confidence and contribute to school life. 

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead an innovative digital education programme in a successful and ambitious school whilst enjoying a very high quality of life in the beautiful setting of Belhaven. 

For further details about the role, please read the Job Description.  The Application Form is available to download and should be completed online and sent in pdf format to headmaster@belhavenhill.com with a hand-written covering letter. The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am on 2nd December 2019. 

Belhaven Hill is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and Disclosure Scotland.  The School is a Registered Charity in Scotland, No SCO 07118



More about Belhaven Hill School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1NN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1368 862785
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