Teacher of ICT/Computer Science (Part time), Kent

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The High Weald AcademyKent

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: GBP £24,000 - £40,500 per year (£24,000-£40,500 for a full time role)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live. We are relentless in our pursuit of the very best for all our students.

High Weald Academy is on an exciting journey and as part of that we are we are looking for a creative and inspiring teacher to deliver ICT and/or Computer Science as part of our core curriculum in key stage 3 with a view to growing the subject across all key stages. Suitable candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.

We have just moved in to our state of the art new building which means that you will have the chance to set the highest expectations and standards in a brand new and purpose built learning environment. 

You will have a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress. The length of your previous experience as a teacher is less important to us than your clear vision on what can be achieved for our students and how our teaching can motivate and inspire them to achieve great things. Our new colleague will have an unstinting belief that every young person, whatever their starting point can make and sustain exceptional progress and that our purpose is to change lives.

High Weald is a small, non-selective co-educational academy that serves the communities of Cranbrook, Staplehurst and the surrounding areas, where every student on roll is supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence. 

The Brook Learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have High Weald as part of our family of academies. As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is our steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the educational progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trusts in the county. Last year, children in our academies made better progress - learning and growing with us - than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally. The Brook Learning Trust, working with High Weald Academy, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references.  An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK.

Application information:

Completed application forms should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk by 10am, Monday 30 March 2020.

To arrange a school visit and/or an informal telephone call with the Executive Principal, please contact the HR Department for the Brook Learning Trust on 01580 712754  ext 332/332 or careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk.

Dates of interviews to be confirmed.

Suitable candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.

More about The High Weald Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Angley Road, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1580 712 754
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