Teacher of Construction/Design and Technology, Bletchley, Milton Keynes

Closing date:

Sir Herbert Leon AcademyBletchley, Milton Keynes

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UQT/MPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Imagine …… working in a professionally refurbished, purpose designed construction suite with full ICT provision.

Imagine ……. giving students a potentially life changing opportunity to gain amazing skills and employment possibilities …………. Well This Could Be Your Reality.

Let’s be honest, in October 2016 our school was graded ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted and placed into special measures… We know where we stand and have high aspirations and a rigorous plan to turn the school around to a grading of ‘good’ within two years… With 3 positive monitoring inspections and our best results in 4 years - Get on board and make a real difference to our students and to your career.

Overview and career development recruitment incentives:

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Construction/DT expert.

  • The successful candidate will be committed to the development of creative and engaging teaching which will instill in students a passion for learning and change their lives through learning Construction/DT.
  • You will offer specialist teaching linked to the construction industry and DT
  • We advise you to come in and speak with the Principal to discuss the above and shape the next stage of your career. 

We have started the new academic year strongly following our best set of results in 4 years. We have increased our Basics measure of English & Maths GCSE grade 4+ with a Progress 8 score of -0.06 that’s a real school improvement and we have seen a significant increase in the number of students staying with us into sixth form.

After a period of instability at the Academy we are pleased to say that our journey of improvement is well underway.  We have been joined by some outstanding teachers who will help us ensure that our Year 11 and sixth form students achieve even better results in 2018. We are committed to providing a well-rounded curriculum, inspiring and effective teaching, supportive structures and a positive environment for our learners.

This is an exciting time to join us to help finalise plans for our high spec construction facility.  Therefore, we are very keen for the position to start as soon as possible.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: pension, a health cash plan and childcare vouchers.

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 17 October 2018

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Fern Grove, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 3HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1908 624720
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