Head of Department Computer Science and Computing

Teaching Staff Full Time

Head of Department Computer Science and Computing


TLR2c £7,017


Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale


September 2021


Full Time




Exciting and innovative times at Longhill High School


Longhill High School has begun its journey to outstanding and we are looking for enthusiastic and determined staff to join us.


Ofsted said in February 2018 that ‘Through better quality day-to-day teaching and learning, Longhill High School is raising standards, without losing any of the school’s welcoming atmosphere’.


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 faculty and at whole school level.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative leader, who will be able to lead a department within the faculty of Creativity and Enterprise to deliver the Computer Science at Key Stage 4 and Computing at Key Stage 3.


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


All applicants are welcome, including applications from IT graduates who, if successfully in post, would also be expected to undertake a route to QTS which will be supported by the school.


Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 19th April 2021


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview in the week commencing 26th April 2021


Department Teaching Staff
Classification Permanent
Rate Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale
Hours Full Time
Closing Date April 19, 2021
Closing Time 12:00 am

Job Pack

Please read through the job pack for further information about this vacancy


Enquiries & How to Apply

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Nicky Jackman Headteacher’s PA  personnel@longhill.org.uk


Please return your application by email to: personnel@longhill.org.uk or by post for the attention of Nicky Jackman, Headteacher’s PA, Longhill High School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7FR

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.


Longhill High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All candidates must complete our standard application form in order to be considered. CVs are not accepted in the interests of safeguarding.


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