Digital Media/IT Teacher, West Sussex

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Weald Community School and Sixth FormWest Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range (a TLR may be possible for a candidate who is able to lead this area)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be “Outstanding in all areas” by Ofsted. Progress 8 results consistently place us in the top 10% of schools nationally.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, talented and committed teacher of Digital Media and IT to teach in the department from September 2019 on a full time or part-time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be committed to promoting learning, have high expectations of all students’ achievement and will approach the job with enthusiasm.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hard-working teacher and leader who meets the criteria below:

  • A well-qualified (with Qualified Teacher Status) and enthusiastic teacher of Digital Media and IT who can inspire and engage young people
  • A passion for the subject and the ability to share this with young people
  • Relevant skills in the practical application of Digital Media and IT
  • The ability to teach Digital Media and IT at KS4 and KS5. Experience of teaching vocational courses would be desirable
  • The ability to motivate staff and students, with a proven track record of excellent results and impact within their current department
  • The enthusiasm and capabilities to implement new courses in an expanding department
  • The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Excellent ICT and organisational skills
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be a form tutor


Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Yvonne Clements (Headteacher’s PA) if you would like to arrange a visit. An application pack may be downloaded from our website www.theweald.org.uk  Please note that an application form must be completed for this post and should be returned to jobs@theweald.org.uk

Closing date: 10am, Wednesday 24 April 2019.

We are 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 pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.



More about The Weald Community School and Sixth Form
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1403 787200
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“This is an outstanding school” (Ofsted 2013)

The Weald School is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive with around 1,700 students. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of about 320 students. Our students are at the heart of all that we do. The Weald is a warm...