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Lead Practitioner Computer Science

Midhurst Rother CollegeWest Sussex

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled colleague to join our successful and friendly school. We are very proud of our community at Midhurst. Our students chose our values of respect, happiness and achievement and everything we do in school is seen through that lens. We are an 11-19 United Learning Academy with a roll of 1148, including 120 in Key Stage 5. The College is currently oversubscribed and we are expecting our student numbers to grow over the next three years to over 1350. 


Midhurst Rother College is an outstanding (Ofsted, May 2013) school situated in a modern, eye-catching and fantastic building – there really are very few schools quite like it. We are situated in the South Downs National Park in the beautiful and picturesque village of Midhurst, with easy transport links to Chichester (25 minutes) Portsmouth (35 minutes), Guildford (30 minutes) and Worthing (45 minutes). Brighton is under an hour away from us. 


We are seeking a dynamic Lead Practitioner of Computer Science to join our Computer Science department. We are a school that values the subject; all students learn Computer Science in Key Stage 3 and it is a popular option in Key Stages 4 and 5. As a Lead Practitioner in computer science, you would be expected to be an excellent teacher. A key part of the role would be to help develop teaching and learning across the College, sepcifically in relation to digital and online learning. The role has a large whole-school element and is ideal preparation for someone who aspires to senior leadership. 


Honesty, respect and trust are important to us, as is being prepared to learn and take on new challenges. We know that no one is the ‘finished article’ and we strive to do our best for our students every day. We are a welcoming school and if you join us, you will experience our ‘no blame’ culture, where everyone works together for the good of the students. It is essential that you have a restless determination and belief that all students can and will perform to the highest level.  


As a United Learning academy whose motto is ‘The Best in Everyone’ you will be someone who wants the very best for all young people, irrespective of their background. 


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