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Head of Design Technology

Tes Schools RecruitmentDoncaster

Head of Design Technology.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive Secondary Academy, based in Doncaster. The school is looking to add a Head of Technology to its progressive and supportive D&T Department ideally starting in January or April 2021.

The role will include managing the delivery of Technology at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13. You will lead your department to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work may include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Head of Department you will have full autonomy to ensure your department meets targets and exceeds needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

The Head of Department will also line manage the Technology department, supporting the SLT link and Headteacher to ensure the department achieve to its maximum potential.

“The Academy are looking to appoint a Head of Department for Technology to join our academy team in January 2021 on a full time, permanent basis.

The Academy is looking to build on the success of recent years and you will be joining an Academy that has been the top-performing school in Doncaster for Progress 8 for the last four years. All students are valued, regardless of their background or ability. We treat our young people with respect, and give them all the opportunity to achieve their potential. Our goal is for all our students to leave us as happy, well-qualified, confident young adults who go on to excel in the local sixth-forms, colleges, universities, and the wider world.

We are within easy reach of the motorway network with the Academy being situated minutes from the M18 and A1. Our amazing building offers exceptional facilities, we have superb sports facilities, modern science labs and excellent technology spaces. You will be joining an Academy that places learning at the heart of everything it does and with high quality CPD being available to all staff. We are part of the Doncaster Opportunity Area that is prioritising improvements to education and numeracy and literacy outcomes, alongside a drive to recruit and retain high-quality, motivated teachers to the area

We continually reflect on our practice and that of the school as a whole and look for ways in which we can improve the experience of our learners. You must be able to demonstrate the same level of passion and commitment."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Technology Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering Technology up to GCSE and A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and financial management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1380294 in the email subject line.

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To learn more about this role please email tom.nutley@tes.com for an information pack which includes school name, role specifics and context.

Please feel free to call Tom Nutley on 0776 700 1965 or drop an email to tom.nutley@tes.com for further information. REF: 1380294