Academy Technician (Design Technology), Birmingham

Shenley Academy & Sixth FormBirmingham
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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale 5 - 6 Full time value £18,795 - £19,171
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Academy Technician

Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not know they even exist yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is nothing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education. 

At Shenley E-ACT Academy, we know that the life chances of our pupils are determined by inspirational teachers like you.

How can you help to inspire our pupils?

We are seeking to appoint a motivated an enthusiastic Design Technology Technician within our Innovation and Communication Faculty.  This is an excellent opportunity to join the faculty and be part of making innovative approaches to the development of the Design Technology curriculum. 

The successful candidate will be required to support the teaching and learning within the Design Technology Department, demonstrating and offering technical skills and guidance for students.

A forward-thinking 11-18 academy set in a 37-acre site in Birmingham. We aim to provide the very best education to give our students the brightest possible future. 

For a full Job description of the role please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Our academy

A forward-thinking 11-18 academy set in a 37-acre site in Birmingham. We aim to provide the very best education to give our students the brightest possible future.

Come and join our team

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

• Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning programme in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership

• Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme – we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.

• A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee benefits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

A great place to work and live

The largest British city after London, Birmingham is also home to seven E-A C T academies. 

A city of great diversity, culture, history, art and design and with HS2 in development, London will soon be just 49 minutes away. 

Part of the E-ACT Family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 16,100 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 26 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

E-ACT is about improving schools. We do this through a relentless focus on building strong teaching and learning, inspiring curriculums, effective standard operating procedures and embedding a culture based on our values of thinking big, doing the right thing and showing team spirit.

Working Hours:  full time or hours to be discussed with the successful candidate

Salary : NJC Scale 5 - 6 Full time value £18,795 - £19,171 or pro rota to agreed hours

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Monday 15th July 2019 

Interviews: 17th / 18th July 2019

Completed applications to be sent to:

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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