Qld teacher facing child pornography charge

A POPULAR long-term teacher at a Cairns school is set to face court today charged with possessing child pornography.

Darren Archer, 56, has been stood down from role as Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) co-ordinator at Peace Lutheran College in Freshwater after being arrested and charged by police.

The charge allegedly relates to an image located on his personal computer.

There is no allegation that the material had a link to any student at the school.

Principal Anthony Mueller said they took matters like these "extremely seriously" and acted swiftly when contacted by police.

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