Deputy IT Manager, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Beacon AcademyEast Sussex

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,966 - £27,784
Contract term: Permanent

Full time

Single Status Grade 8 - 9 currently £22,966 - £27,784, dependent on experience 

January 2020 start 

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 IT department as a Deputy IT Manager. Working as part of our IT team you will be predominantly be supporting the IT Manager in the operational management and control of technical aspects of the installation, configuration and maintenance of the Academies ICT hardware, software and network infrastructure.

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1390 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.

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, safeguarding and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy is committed to the development of both its staff and students.

As confirmed by the Department for Education’s national league tables, in 2019 Beacon Academy was the number one school in East Sussex for the third year running under the headline Progress 8 measure, in first place in Sussex overall and in the top 1.8% of all schools nationwide. In 2019 our Progress 8 score was 0.97. As a non-selective, non-denominational, non-fee-paying school, we are immensely proud and delighted to have received this confirmation, once again, of our high-ranking position. We are in an esteemed group of 6% of schools nationally who are now categorised as ‘well above average’ for two years in a row. There are approximately 25 schools nationally who have been above us for each of the last three years (0.7% of all schools).  As ever, this is a reflection of our vision and our determination to consistently provide the best possible education for all of our students, and to become an exceptional school for our community, both locally and nationally. 

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.

This role is paid on Single Status Grade 8-9, dependent on experience, which is currently £22,966 - £27,784 per annum. 

Deadline for applications: 10am on Monday 18 November 2019

Interviews will take place on Friday 22 November 2019

For further details please visit our website www.beacon-academy.org or contact the Human Resources department on 01892 603078 or email vacancies@beacon-academy.org. Please be advised that we do not accept curriculum vitae. 

All posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, health checks and satisfactory references. Beacon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




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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Thank you for your interest in Beacon Academy. 

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1,390 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form.

We offer exceptional opportunities to teach...