Subject Leader of Design Technology, Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk

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King Edward VI SchoolBury St Edmunds - Suffolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Subject Leader – Design Technology

TLR 2b

Are you passionate about leading teaching and learning in our Design Technology department? Do you have the skills and aptitudes necessary to lead a team of teachers who jointly aspire to deepen their passion for our craft and help students fulfil their potential in Design? We are looking for an ambitious, reflective and talented leader who can help us to develop the quality of Design Technology teaching at King Edward VI School and ensure an even better learning experience for our students.

King Edward VI CEVC School is a successful, oversubscribed 11-18 school with 1576 students on roll, including 372 in the Sixth Form. We are situated in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds (‘the jewel in the crown of Suffolk’), surrounded by beautiful countryside – just over an hour by train to London, and a 30 minute drive to Cambridge.

We are seeking to appoint a person who:

· has an outstanding track record in teaching with proven success and demonstrable impact

· is able to think strategically, analytically and creatively about teaching and learning, and has the personal authority and communication skills to make a difference to outcomes for this crucial department

· is committed to the continuous improvement of people and systems to secure improved outcomes for students in Design Technology subjects

If you wish to visit the school prior to making an application, you would be most welcome. Please contact my PA, Diane Hartnell ( to arrange this. If you have any questions about the post, do not hesitate to get in touch with me directly ( 

Please apply using the Quick Apply link or visit our website for an application form

Closing Date   12 noon   Monday 23 April

Interviews     Thursday 26 April

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More about King Edward VI School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Grove Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1284 761393
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