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Aspiring leader of Computer Science

John Hanson Community School, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3PB

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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Aspiring leader of Computer Science job summary

We have an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join John Hanson Community School as a teacher of Computing but with an expectation that you would become the Head of Faculty within 12-24 months. You would be mentored and supported throughout by our Head of Computing, as well as given high quality middle leadership training. Additionally, there is a recruitment and retention allowance for the right candidate.

John Hanson is a successful 11-16 community school, rated as Good by OFSTED. Our students are friendly and confident, and we strive to ensure that they achieve the success they deserve. John Hanson is where ‘Pupils work hard and find the work really challenging’, A school where ‘there are strong systems in place that support pupils in reaching the highest grades’ - Ofsted 2018

Computer Science is taught as a core subject in KS3, and in KS4 continues as an option subject with BTEC Tech award in creative media production as an additional option. The department is very forward thinking and continually looks for courses that are relevant to our students. We currently have over 100 students taking our KS4 courses as an option.The Department is well resourced with 2 dedicated Computer Suites and the latest software installed to support an engaging curriculum for our students.

The successful candidate will have excellent up to date Computing subject knowledge, good organisation and communication skills and embrace school life. They need to be a good team player and able to support the Subject Leader in implementing significant changes to the GCSE Curriculum and assessment. In addition, they must be prepared to teach a variety of different courses across the department including BTEC Media. The successful candidate must have an innovative and engaging approach to lessons to convey the subject to pupils and students, and monitor and assess to ensure the best possible progress.

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About John Hanson Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
987 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01264325637

Thank you for your interest in John Hanson Community School. We will be pleased to receive applications from well-qualified and enthusiastic staff who feel they can contribute to the high standards and ethos of the school. This document does not form part of the terms and conditions, but aims to give you more information about the town, the school, the advertised role, its context and an introduction to the students you could be working with.

Education changes lives and we are privileged to work with young people during the most important time in their lives: their childhood. Education is about opportunity and that is what all young people need, and as a school we pride ourselves in supporting young people build their confidence. We believe that young people have great things to offer and the school aims to give them the opportunity to discover their potential. They benefit from a positive, engaging, supportive environment and we aim to make a difference. Positive role models are vitally important and it falls to the larger school community to provide these. We want to inspire a new generation filled with a generosity of spirit and a determination to make things better for themselves and our community.

Our Vision
John Hanson Community School will inspire all students to rise to the opportunities of the future and achieve their potential, by promoting emotional resilience, social confidence and academic success.

Child Protection
Our first priority is safeguarding children. The school is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any offer of employment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The School
John Hanson is a comprehensive community school for students aged 11 – 16. There are currently 980 students on roll; the teaching establishment is around 55 teachers, 55 support staff and a strong sense of community. The Leadership team are totally committed to the principles of comprehensive education and providing the very best learning experience we can for each individual. It is the school’s role to ensure that all students and staff are supported to reach their full potential.

The school can trace its origins back to 1569 with the foundation of Andover Grammar School. In the 1970s the grammar school became a comprehensive school and was renamed John Hanson School after an original benefactor of the Grammar School. In 2002 the school relocated to a greenfield site towards the outskirts of Andover, very close to the A303.

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