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University of Chichester Academy Trust - Teacher of Computer Science & ICT

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University of Chichester

Full Time


Our school is relatively small for a secondary, which allows us to know every young person as an individual. It also means we enjoy working as a cohesive team for the benefit of the community we serve. We enjoy a positive and respectful family ethos along with very high aspirations and expectations of one another, which allows us to be an excellent place to learn and to work.

September 2019 will be an exciting time as we relocate to a purpose built new-build academy in Bordon. Currently under construction with an investment in excess of GBP 30M, it will include state of the art facilities for all departments. You will be central to the resourcing decision making process to ensure that the equipment we purchase for the new school allows your vision for the Computer Science and ICT curriculum to be fully realised.

Students are very welcoming to new staff and clearly proud to be part of MCA, enjoying positive working relationships with their teachers and the support staff. Every classroom is calm and purposeful with students keen to engage with their learning. This is very much a school where teachers can teach and students can learn without lessons being disrupted.

In our first inspection since becoming an academy in 2016, we were judged as good in all areas which has provided us with a strong foundation on which to build further success. Ofsted inspectors reported that, "Pupils have consistently positive attitudes to their learning. Parents, pupils and staff recognise good behaviour as a strength of the school. Pupils are polite and respectful towards each other and their teachers as they move around the school."

This is a once in a life time opportunity for an ambitious practioner to play a key role in an important and growing subject area across the school. There are rich and growing professional development opportunities, overseen by the Deputy Principal. The school is committed to bespoke provision for every member of staff to develop their expertise as a practitioner and their career. We make use of individual staff talents and expertise by inviting colleagues to deliver INSET and run training sessions to share and embed excellent practice.

Our staff care very much about the community and are ambitious for the school in terms of learning and enrichment opportunities for our students.

We welcome applications from colleagues who are equally ambitious for our students and are prepared to make a significant difference to young people''s aspirations and achievements during their education at Mill Chase.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.