CHESTERTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
11-16 mixed, with 980 pupils on roll
Headteacher: Lucy Scott
Teacher of Computer Science
Required for January 2020
Chesterton Community College is a dynamic, inspirational 11-16 academy close to Cambridge City Centre. Our results are outstanding for all students and our progress measure places us in top 1% of schools in the country. We were recently awarded an Outstanding grade by Ofsted. The Computer Science Department offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a collegiate, highly supportive and high achieving environment.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Computer Science to join our successful and enthusiastic team. Our department delivers excellent exam results, with students making exceptional progress when judged against local and national standards. Students benefit from a rich curriculum, taught in specialist classrooms alongside a wide variety of extra-curricular opportunities. As a school, we are innovative in realising the potential of all our students. We are at the forefront of e-learning and all students use their own iPad to learn in an engaging way.
The successful candidate will have the ability to enthuse and engage students. They will be a key member of the team and will add to the team’s success by delivering Computer Science in innovative and creative ways. This is an exciting time to join our vibrant college as the college has just been designated as one of the National Computing Hubs with the remit to lead Computing education in the East of England.
Cambridge is home to a vast range of high technology businesses with many world-leading companies operating here. Computer Science is hugely important in this internationally renowned high tech city that innovates, creates, inspires and changes the world on a regular basis. Chesterton benefits from hugely from the opportunities that this brings; from competitions and projects like Go4Set and FXP in which our students have had unparalleled success in recent years. We have excellent links with industry, having worked in the past with, Raspberry Pi Foundation, Qualcomm, ARM and many others.
The school is committed to recruiting the highest quality teachers in order to build on our many successes. We are delighted to offer a competitive recruitment package to the right candidate.