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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary range £30,000 - £52,051 (MPR1 to UPR3 + TLR 2.3 (£5,527))

What skills and experience we're looking for

Function of the Post

The post holder will take overall responsibility for the planning, monitoring and curriculum inComputing that will lead to expected or better progress within the curriculum area. To support this work you will lead a team that delivers high quality teaching and learning that enables all students to achieve in a supportive, innovative and encouraging environment.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Responsible for raising standards within Computing to ensure students achieve expected orbetter progress in all year groups and particular student groups as directed by your line manager.

2. Monitor and develop the curriculum to ensure that all students are engaged, motivated andprogress.

3. Ensure high standards in the quality of teaching and learning, student behaviour, engagementfor learning and assessment which is in line with academic policy and effective practice.

4. Provide motivation, inspiration and high expectations of staff that support the continuousdevelopment of the department, increasing staff performance which leads to improved student outcomes, whilst ensuring high levels of staff welfare.

5. Responsible for ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and maintaining a safeenvironment for students, staff and visitors to the department.

6. Undertake department evaluation activities including performance data analysis, lessonobjectives, learning walks and regular work scrutiny to inform effective planning.

7. Create and implement a department strategic plan that is challenging and ambitious, reflectingthe priorities and actions identified within the school’s Strategic Development Plan.

8. Make a positive contribution to the strategic aims, values and ethos of your subject area, theschool and the University of Chichester Academy Trust.

9. Take professional responsibility to act as an exemplary role model to others in line with theduties and expectations of a middle leader, promoting the values, culture and ethos of the school that promotes a positive and motivational environment.

What the school offers its staff

Our Promise to you:

 Be a member of a high performing team

 A school which is committed to continued rapid progress and the achievement ofexcellence

 Involvement in a brand new, purpose-built academy with carefully planned internaland external spaces, well-equipped ICT resources, learning resource area and stateof the art technology

A focus on you:

 Opportunities for shared learning and collaboration across the University ofChichester Academy Trust and the wider network

 Extensive professional and personal development opportunities

 Access to current research and expertise from the University of Chichester

Reward and Benefits:

 A pay and reward package which values all staff and recognises theimportance of staff in contributing to the achievements and success of the Academy and Trust

 Eligibility to join NUS Extra saving you £££’s on a range ofgoods and services

 Teachers’ Pension Scheme

 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

Be part of something bigger:

 The support of the University of Chichester Academy Trust, its Board andcolleagues from the University of Chichester

 Security of knowing you are joining an organisation whose sponsor has beenpromoting education for the past 150 years!

Staff Benefits:

 Teacher’s Pension Scheme

 Employee assistance provision including 24/7 telephone helpline and counselling

 Lifestyle health and wellbeing programme

 Access to an extensive personal and career development programme

 Access to the University’s vast Library resources and to the National College


 Generous leave entitlement

 Employee Discounts Platform, saving £££’s on a range of goods and services

 Eyecare Voucher Scheme

 Eligibility to join TOTUM (NUS Extra)

 Relocation allowance where eligible Trust

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of all relevant pre-employment checks.

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About Oakmoor School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
830 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Oakmoor School is a brand new, state of the art secondary school situated in a 22 acre tree lined site on the edge of the South Downs National Park.

We are a friendly, vibrant school with high standards and expectations. We pride ourselves on knowing every young person as an individual and challenging each of them to have the highest possible aspirations. The Oakmoor ethos is encapsulated by our motto: Ambition, Courage, Excellence.

Students at Oakmoor display excellent behaviour in lessons and around the school. Teachers plan highly engaging lessons tailored to the needs of our students allowing high levels of progress to be enjoyed. Students benefit from a wealth of extra-curricular activities, including trips and visits to enrich their experience at our school.

We benefit from cutting edge technology throughout the site and the latest specialist equipment for key areas such as science, technology and performing arts. Our main buildings surround a central court yard which includes covered areas for outside dining and seating areas outside of the learning resource centre for reading at break and lunch times.

There is an abundance of green spaces which include several sports pitches, an athletics track, a nurture garden and a forest school area for outside learning and activities. The whole site is bordered by mature trees providing a relaxing and inspirational backdrop to our inspirational learning environment.

We are a very successful school where high levels of respect and conduct prevail. Our success shows that when you couple high quality pastoral care with high standards and expectations, young people are able to flourish and to achieve their very best.

Arranging a visit to Oakmoor School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.mccool@oakmoor.hants.sch.uk.

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