Teacher of Computer Science and Creative Media Production

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

38 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

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Contract type

Permanent

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Teacher of Computer Science and Creative Media Production job summary

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.
Computing is part of the curriculum for all students at KS3. It is an option subject at KS4, along with the BTEC Tech Award in Creative Media Production. 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.
We are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic teacher of Computing to join our hardworking and supportive team. The successful candidate will have excellent, up to date Computing subject knowledge. In addition, they must be prepared to teach a variety of different courses across the department. The successful candidate must have an innovative and engaging approach to lessons to convey the subject to students, and monitor and assess to ensure the best possible progress.
The successful candidate must have 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 relevant curriculum and assessment change.
If you are an ECT, we have a successful ECT induction program providing full support. ECTs will be paid from the 1st July if available for an early start date.

Additional allowances

Significant Recruitment Incentive for an appropriate candidate

Applying for the job

We welcome informal conversations with the Headteacher, and encourage you to come and visit our school and meet our staff and students. In all circumstances, please contact Karen Page (Business Manager) for further details and an application form, 01264 352546 or email karen.page@jhanson.hants.sch.uk

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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
983 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01264 325637

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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