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Vacancy - Teacher of Computer Science and Computing

We are looking for creative and imaginative teachers to join our happy and successful Computing department. At Longhill you will be supported and encouraged to develop outstanding practice. You will enjoy the professional freedom to find the approach that works best for you and your classes and will be encouraged to share those innovations within the department and at whole school level.


The Computing Department consists of a Head of Department and one Computer Science teacher. The Computing Department team are hard-working and are constantly striving for the best for our students. We are very supportive of each other and are seen as a friendly, welcoming and well-established department.


The department occupies three IT suites, each with 30 student PCs. Two of the suites have interactive whiteboards and all have a data projector.  There is a Computing Office with 3 PCs, further resources and a work area for staff.


At Key Stage 3 (year 7 & 8), schemes of work are based on the National Computing Programme of Study. At Key Stage 4 students have an option to study either the OCR Computer Science GCSE or the Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia.


Year 7 and 8 classes are all mixed ability, with 3 hours a fortnight teaching time. Options are taken at the end of year 8. Computer Science currently has two classes per year group and is delivered in 4 hours per fortnight.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative teacher, who will be able to deliver the Computer Science at Key Stage 4 and Computing at Key Stage 3. The successful candidate will join a thriving and successful department.


The successful candidate is a teacher who:

  • has the talent to teach Computer Science in a lively, enjoyable and clear way from Years 9 to 11, and Computing in years 7 & 8.
  • is committed to expecting and obtaining the highest possible standards from children
  • recognises that every pupil can achieve
  • is willing to work as part of a team, sharing ideas and learning from others
  • has energy, drive, self-motivation and initiative


We have an excellent induction programme and an outstanding CPD programme to support career progression.


Please see Computing Science Teacher April 2017 – Job Pack


If you would like to speak to the Head of Department please contact Chris Marks-Billson at


Please return your application by e-mail to:  or by post for the attention of Mr J Hollingworth, Business Manager, Longhill High School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7FR.



Closing date for applications: Midday Tuesday 2nd May 2017


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview week commencing 8th May 2017


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Vacancy Details

Rate Main Scale
Hours Full Time
Closing Date Midday Tuesday 2nd May 2017


General Information

Before applying for a job we strongly recommend that you read the following documents:

To apply for this post please download the application form above, or e-mail

If you would like us to send you a hard copy of the application pack in the post please contact us.

Once completed you can either return the form to us by email or post.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff employed are subject to an enhanced CRB check.