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Faculty Leader of Engineering and Vocational Learning MPS/UPS plus TLR 2c

Biddick AcademyWashington

Biddick Academy is seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Faculty Leader of Engineering and Vocational Learning for September 2021. This is an exciting opportunity for new or existing middle leaders to join a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes’ drive from Newcastle and Durham. We are passionate about education and believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential. Our extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities motivate students to aim high. 

We are looking for a passionate, driven, committed, forward thinking and innovative Faculty Leader of Engineering and Vocational Learning, to lead this successful faculty. We require an inspirational individual who has a clear understanding of vocational learning and the Key Stage 3 Design Technology curriculum, with the knowledge of how to build on existing strengths, to move the department forward.

The Faculty at present comprises Engineering, Hair and Beauty Studies, Hospitality and Catering and Key Stage 3 Design Technology. The Faculty is extremely well-equipped with state-of-the-art industrial machinery and equipment.  The Engineering area benefits from two lathes, a mill, laser cutters and industrial CNC lathe and mill machinery all housed in a well-equipped engineering workshop.  We have an up to-date Hair and Beauty studio that is fully furnished with 9 work stations and specialist equipment.  The Faculty also benefits from a full computer suite available during all lessons.

This is a tremendous opportunity for the right candidate to have real and measurable impact. If you think you have the capabilities to provide the leadership to build a renewed vision and take this successful faculty to the next level, then we would love to hear from you.

Biddick Academy provides an extremely supportive induction programme for new staff and excellent professional development opportunities. 

Please contact Mrs Karen Southwick, PA to the Headteacher at - southwick.k@biddickacademy.com or 0191 5111600, ext 5014 to arrange an informal discussion regarding the role or a socially distanced visit. 

To apply, please complete an application form and return to Mrs K Southwick at the email address above.

Biddick Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks


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