Head of Design Technology & Art, Croydon

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Orchard Park High SchoolCroydon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale Teacher Range (Outer London) plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent

We are currently seeking a Head of Design Technology and Art to join our exciting school and to become a key player as a member of the Greenshaw Learning Trust.  The desired candidate would be able to teach Food Technology, Resistant Materials and Art.

Orchard Park High School is a “Good school, with outstanding features” Our aim is to providing a supportive environment in which children of all abilities can flourish.  The school is a small, mixed academy school within the Greenshaw Learning Trust, where Will Smith (PiXL) is the CEO.  As a Trust we offer a range of benefits to all staff including outstanding CPD and access to fantastic resources from within the Trust to support your career development.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of DT and Art to inspire and support the development of our students.  The post would suit an experienced teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard in order to raise the aspirations and achievements of our students.

In return, we can offer you:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities  within the Trust and PIXL and career progression
  • Employer contributions to the pension scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Friendly and supportive environment in which to work, learn and grow

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying please visit our website www.orchardparkhigh.co.uk to download an application form.

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment@orchardparkhigh.net or by post to the HR Department, Orchard Park High School, Orchard Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 7NJ.

A statement of suitability should be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The closing date for applications is 10am on 18th May 2018.
Interviews will be held shortly after.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Pre-application visits to our school are encouraged. Please contact recruitment@orchardparkhigh.net to arrange a visit or to request a call back to discuss the role.

Orchard Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Will Smith – CEO GLT and PiXL

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More about Orchard Park High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Orchard Way, Shirley, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 7NJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8776 0220