Teacher of Design and Technology

St Ignatius CollegeEnfield

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic Ofsted rated ‘good’ school where all can thrive and staff are highly valued.  We are seeking a person who has a passion for Design and Technology, is forward thinking, innovative, creative and committed to excellence.  We have done much to update the KS3 curriculum and aim to further develop the curriculum in this area, exploring a range of courses to equip our students for the demands of the twenty first century and to provide meaningful, well respected routes to KS5.  The successful candidate will enjoy working to secure the best possible outcomes for our students and will be able to teach KS3 Technology and GCSE DT courses including Resistant Materials as a minimum.

If you have a desire to work with young people from a diverse range of backgrounds and aspire to be an excellent role model - making a real difference to our children’s lives, then this is the role for you.   We value diversity and welcome and encourage applications from people from all backgrounds. We are also committed to our staff and want to develop them to the full in a supportive environment. We have an excellent training programme for our colleagues at the early stages of their career.

St Ignatius College is:

• A highly respected, oversubscribed Jesuit Community with a rich history, committed to the spiritual, personal and academic development of each individual.

• A warm, friendly community where all are respected and valued

• A school where teachers are developed ‘’through a strong programme of ongoing individualised support’ and where leaders are ‘’without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement’’ 

• A school where students are courteous, respectful and keen to learn and succeed

• Teacher testimonial: “I feel that I have really grown professionally at St Ignatius College.  Teachers are encouraged to take risks with their practice and the CPD is second to none.  It is an incredibly supportive environment.”

 The successful candidate will:

• Be an excellent, creative and enthusiastic teacher with the energy to inspire, motivate and challenge students

• Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real team player

• Be well qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated 

• Believe in the right of every student to succeed

• Support our Catholic ethos and contribute to our core vision and values

• Understand the importance of assessment and feedback to support student progress

What we offer:

• Leadership Programme

• Progression Opportunities

• Comprehensive CPD programme

• Teaching and Learning Forum

• Professional Thursdays

• An experienced and dedicated staff who share their excellent practice with each other

• A collaborative, outward looking and over-subscribed school

• Excellent modern facilities in a well-resourced school, with access to free parking and swimming pool

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