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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Computing, ICT

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2c £7,486

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspiring Head of IT to join the school as we continue on our journey to providing an outstanding education for all in our care. Applicants must have a strong and secure knowledge of the IT curriculum across KS3,4 and 5. They will demonstrate knowledge of vocational education and how this supports the ambitions of the students. They will be able to maintain and build on a culture of success where all feel valued and proud of their achievements. They will be able to lead from the front, motivate members of the team to be the best practitioners they can be and ensuring excellent outcomes for all of our students.

The IT facilities at The Arnewood School include a number of PC suites with reliable high-end networked computers. The school has invested heavily in appropriate software and peripherals. Robotics and multi-media work are well developed components of our working.

The IT department is an established team delivering an organised curriculum for Computer Science, IT, and CGI that is well planned and resourced. The team develops students’ learning in an open door, calm and purposeful manner acting coherently in their teaching approach and always supporting each other to gain the most from the individual subjects and the individual students.

Teachers put an emphasis on success through high-quality learning using both GCSE and A-Level qualifications and vocational qualification for IT and CGI both at key stage 4 and 5. For the successful candidate this is a unique opportunity to join a dedicated team and shape the department's future success.

The successful candidate will demonstrate: -

  • a passion for computing / IT and teaching with an excellent subject knowledge and pedagogical understanding.
  • they are an excellent classroom practitioner, who is experienced in teaching at key stages 3, 4 and, ideally 5.
  • the ability to lead change, develop, motivate, challenge, support and inspire colleagues and students alike
  • outstanding success at achieving consistently good results.
  • the ability to create and facilitate highly challenging and engaging lessons
  • highest aspirations and expectations for all students and the IT team and lead this by personal example
  • aspiration to progress their career in the future
  • they are optimistic, positive, cheerful and develop others to flourish.

Please complete an application form which can be downloaded from our websitewww.arnewood.hants.sch.uk/vacancies. The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 17th May with interviews being held shortly thereafter

What the school offers its staff

We offer: -

  • well-considered professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities at the right time.
  • excellent career progression opportunities given our strength in partnership working
  • a supportive, committed and experienced team of science specialists to work alongside
  • sound mentoring for all new staff from a stable and experienced senior team
  • excellent accommodation refurbished in science last in 2020
  • exemplary personnel practice including salary progression and pension contributions
  • a work life balance that values individual happiness and fulfilment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Arnewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1000 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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The Arnewood School offers a welcoming, professional, and supportive atmosphere for new colleagues.
Our academic record over a long period of time shows us to be a consistently high performing school, with impressive examination results at all key stages, including our vibrant sixth form.
We aim to meet individual students' needs and help every child fulfill their potential placing great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and all-round social development. The school is ideally situated in New Milton at the gateway to The New Forest National Park with easy access to recreational activities by the sea and in the forest.

Arranging a visit to The Arnewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.harper@arnewood.hants.sch.uk.

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