Digital Developer, Burton-upon-Trent

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The de Ferrers AcademyBurton-upon-Trent

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5 ~ Actual Salary £17,419 - £19,430
Contract term: Permanent


The de Ferrers Academy has gained a reputation for high levels of academic achievement, demonstrated by another extremely successful year for our students at GCSE and A-level. We have a positive ethos and excellent staff/student relationships, together with a commitment to the personal and professional development of our staff. In recent years, the Academy has developed a global reputation for innovation and success in Learning Technologies and ICT. The Academy is an Apple Regional Training Centre and Apple Distinguished School, with 1:1 use of iPads for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students. 

We are seeking a creative individual with strong competence in using digital tools. This post offers a varied and rewarding role within the Academy, working under the direction of senior staff, effectively supporting the creation and development of digital resources including digital books, online courses and animations, in addition to supporting the management of Academy websites and digital signage. The successful applicant will receive training and support in the use of Apple technology and tools, so we would encourage people to apply if they think they have the right aptitude and potential for digital creativity.

This position is a full time role, whole year. All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to tour and meet with members of the faculty, and meet with our students. We are situated on the rural outskirts of Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As the academy of choice for our local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people. We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant. This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate.  To apply for this role, please complete a support staff application form. This can be accessed via the Academy’s website, or alternatively please contact Samantha Lawless on 01283 247700. Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.

Closing date : Thursday 18th January 2018

Interview date:  Tuesday 23rd January 2018


This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about The de Ferrers Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Trent Campus, St. Mary's Drive, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 247700

Following on from 10 years as a specialist Technology College, de Ferrers became an Academy in January 2012. It has grown into a large, split-site, co-educational institution catering for the full range of students from ages 11-18. In 2015 The de Fer...