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					                         BRIGHTON HILL COMMUNITY SCHOOL
                      Appointment of ICT & Business Studies Teacher
                                   from January 2013


Technology Faculty
The successful candidate will join the large, committed and enthusiastic Technology team of 9
teaching staff and 4 support staff. The Technological Studies faculty includes the subject
areas of Resistant Materials, Product Design, Catering, Textiles, ICT, Media and Business
Studies.

You will join a lively team of four specialist ICT teachers led by a Head of Department with a
commitment to E Learning. The department includes ICT, Business Studies and Media
Studies and plays a significant part in the school’s success with 83% of our students passing
a Business Diploma and 68% gaining a Certificate in Business.

All classrooms at Brighton Hill Community School are fitted with staff desktop computers with
College Network, Internet and SIMS access. The faculty accommodation is very well-
resourced and maintained with six ICT suites which have benefitted from generous
investment as part of the School’s commitment to E Confidence. In addition to this, the
faculty enjoys:

            The support of a Network Manager, two ICT technicians and an ICT classroom
             assistant.

            Specialist ICT classroom management software Impero.

            A well resourced Learning Platform that is the touch point for curriculum development

            An on-going development strategy with significant investment in new technologies,
             Multimedia tools and online electronic marking linked to APP.


Person Specification

The successful applicant will:

           Fully commit to the vision and ethos of this rapidly improving school
           Hold a Bachelor Degree or Higher Qualification
           Have been awarded qualified teacher status
           Have the potential to be an outstanding practitioner
           Be a dynamic and enthusiastic classroom practitioner who puts learning at the centre
            of their teaching and has outstanding classroom skills
           Have effective personal, written and oral communication skills
           Have the resilience and capacity to handle a varied workload

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       Have a clear understanding of assessment procedures at both Key Stage 3 and Key
        Stage 4
       Have the capacity to develop an extensive repertoire of classroom management
        strategies and a clear understanding of what constitutes excellence in teaching and
        learning
       Have a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of behaviour exhibited by all
        students
       Be sympathetic to the aims of our Specialism
       Have a passion for teaching and can inspire others
       Have professional integrity and high expectations of self and others
       Effectively use ICT software packages to promote high quality learning
       Be able to recognise when help/advice/guidance is needed and seek it
       Effectively analyse data with a view to positively impacting on student progress

This school is under a Notice to Improve from Ofsted. However, we are currently on a
trajectory of rapid improvement and we are therefore seeking the right person to contribute
towards the creation of an outstanding school. You will need to be positive, creative, resilient
and to have a good sense of humour. You will receive excellent support and guidance from
the Head of Faculty and also from a talented and committed senior team in an open,
professional and optimistic environment. You will also benefit from excellent continuing
professional development.

It is extremely important to us to attract and appoint the right person and therefore a
recruitment incentive (discussed at interview) may be available for the successful candidate.




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