Head of Design and Technology, Peacehaven, East Sussex

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Peacehaven Community SchoolPeacehaven, East Sussex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2 (£6515) per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Design Technology     

1.0 FTE  Main/ Upper Pay Spine +TLR 2   

September 2018 Start     

Peacehaven Community School is seeking to recruit an innovative Head of Design and Technology, to replace the present Head of Department when he retires. 

Design and Technology, which includes Food and Textiles, is one of our most successful faculties. 

As a school we are committed to offering a broad curriculum for our students and see high quality STEM teaching as essential to preparing students for the workforce.   You may be an ambitious teacher seeking your first TLR, or you may already be a successful Middle Leader. We believe in developing the capacity of our staff and the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to complete the NPQML or NPQSL, as appropriate.     

We are particularly interested in employing a candidate who has a strong, forward looking vision for Design Technology that promotes the STEM agenda. 

The department is well resourced with specialist rooms, with a wide range of machinery and software for producing high quality outcomes. 

The candidate will: 

Be an outstanding teacher of Design Technology with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and to become an outstanding leader. 

Have a clear vision of how to improve standards in Design Technology  Be committed to developing STEM provision.

Have the ability to teach across the range of Design Technology subjects (Graphics, Resistant Materials and Textiles) 

Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students and colleagues 

Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused, and committed to transforming student outcomes 

This could be your opportunity to make a significant and measurable difference in improving the educational attainment of the children and young people in this inclusive community. 

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be required to complete a DBS check and posts offered only on receipt of two good references.  We are unable to accept CVs as applications.  Please only use the application form provided.     

Closing date: 09:00am, Tuesday 20th February, 2018

 Completed application forms should be emailed to the Business Manager, Loren Davies - ldavies@pcs.e-sussex.sch.uk 

For enquiries relating to the post or to book a tour of the school please contact Loren Davies - ldavies@pcs.e-sussex.sch.uk or call 01273 575798

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More about Peacehaven Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Greenwich Way, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8RB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 581100
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