We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious person as a
Teacher of ICT and Computer Science to start in September 2023. ICT and Computing sits within
the Technology Faculty. The Faculty pride themselves on having an innovative
and forward thinking curriculum. Practical work is at the heart of everything
and the Faculty’s vision centres on giving students the skills and experiences
they need so that they can be successful in the wider world beyond school.
We are looking for
someone who can play an active role in contributing to the already high
standards within the team. You will be supported by a passionate and hands-on
faculty leadership team; as well as experienced and dedicated teachers within
offers an exciting career opportunity. The post would suit either an ECT or
experienced teacher. You will work in a supportive and collaborative
environment. If appointed as an ECT the
post will be payable from 1st July 2023 in order to help in your preparation
before the September start.
At Key Stage 3,
we offer students project based activities which make up part of the National
Curriculum Computing strategy. This covers a wide and varied breadth of topics
including Computational Thinking, Use of Data, Creative, E-Safety and the Use
of Technology in Wider Society. At Key Stage 4, students can choose GCSE
Computer Science or BTEC Creative Media Production. Students who choose not to
take up an ICT option subject undertake Core ICT as part of their development
of vital skills for life and for the workplace.
The school has developed
extensively its use of the Google Suite, both as a platform for e-learning and
an effective means of communication and storing, assigning and submitting
& Computing at Key Stage 3, students will have 75 minutes of ICT time every
fortnight. They undertake a wide range of topics within the National Curriculum
Computing Strategy, including Computational Thinking, Using Data, Creative
Graphic Design Web Design, E-Safety, Cyber Security and the Use of ICT in
Society and the Wider World. Topics are often project based to provide a
real-world feel. At Key Stage 4, students get the opportunity to take GCSE
Computer Science or BTEC Creative Media Production as an option subject.
However, within our ethos to constantly find the most innovative and dynamic
curriculum mix, we are always looking at the merits of new courses.
Business Studies is a massively popular option
subject at Key Stage 4, with students able to opt for the BTEC Tech Award in
Enterprise. In Design & Technology, students have 75 minutes of subject
time a week at Key Stage 3 and complete subject rotations in the specialisms:
Resistant Materials, Textiles, Food and Graphics. At Key Stage 4, they can opt
for GCSE Design & Technology or GCSE Food and Nutrition.
School and Hampshire County
Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We
will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this
commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring
Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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