Teacher of Art and Design Technology – Maternity Cover, Stockport

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Stockport AcademyStockport

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Augmented Salary
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Stockport Academy is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. By collecting expertise and combining resources, we help to make the tough job of teaching a little easier. With a shared curriculum and lesson plans from around the group available to all, our teachers have strong foundations to lead the engaging, rounded education our children deserve. Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share this resource and communicate across sites, helping to simplify processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. We reward our staff: with wide career opportunities – between Primary and Secondary, Academy and Independent – better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of helping every child at each of our schools to succeed and reach their full potential.

Stockport Academy is a good school with outstanding features. Ofsted March 2015

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and inspirational teacher of Design Technology as a Maternity Cover from January to Summer. The ideal candidate will have an excellent teaching profile with experience teaching Design Technology including Product design of wood, plastic and metal to GCSE to KS3. Stockport Academy are celebrating excellent results with a whole school progress 8 score 0.31, which places our school as one of the top 3 schools in Stockport.

The Academy is on the road to Outstanding and has a relentless drive and determination to ensure the best possible education for students in our care. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an environment where students’ behaviour is impeccable, where they treat each other and staff with real respect, have a genuine enjoyment of school and enjoy their learning.

Our Art and Design Technology department is a forward-thinking team and we are passionate about delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment to our students. Within the department we have a culture of collaboration that celebrates best practice and the love of our subject; this has resulted in the department maintaining outstanding outcomes for our students with our department being held up as a beacon of best practice across the school and our group, United Learning. We are a vibrant and exciting team made up of both experienced and newly qualified staff. The Head of Department is passionate about growing the team and developing talent within the team, which is further supported by the extensive professional development offered by our school and our group, United Learning.


Please apply online by clicking on the following link: https://unitedlearning.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1089861?cid=1567

Closing date: Friday 8 December 2017, Noon

Where teaching is better shared

United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12. Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

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More about Stockport Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Heathbank Road, Cheadle Heath, Stockport, SK3 0UP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 286 0330
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