Teacher of Design & Technology, Maidstone, Kent

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Cornwallis AcademyMaidstone, Kent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,143 - £39,019 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Cornwallis Academy is an exciting school, which has just been rated Good by Ofsted in all areas, this is an exciting opportunity to work within a progressive Design and Technology department and create outstanding learning opportunities. 

We are a successful team working in a modern, well equipped environment. We are seeking a Design and Technology teacher to teach students in both key stage 3 and key stage 4 pastoral lead responsibilities (Head of Year and Head of House Available). You will help to deliver the new AQA DT specification for our large cohort of GCSE students and also teach a newly written KS3 curriculum. The successful candidate will be proactive and will actively look for opportunities to engage the natural inquisitiveness of our learners. Candidates should be able to enthuse pupils and contribute positively to help develop the curriculum provision offered by the team. We would also welcome applicants who are looking for a part time position.      

We are looking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner and pastoral lead who shows a real passion for the subject and can inspire students about their learning. The successful candidate will work with form tutors and learning mentors to improve the teaching and learning of students within their year group.

You will: 

•Be a motivated teacher who inspires your pupils and is keen to work with colleagues to develop the delivery of the DT curriculum. 

•Be innovative and resourceful when delivering curriculum. 

•Be flexible, collaborative and resilient.

•Have high expectations of your pupils, the school and yourself.     


We can offer you: 

•The chance to work in a ‘good’ school, ‘The school has been on a rapid journey of improvement since the appointment of the current headteacher. She has made many positive changes.’ Ofsted November 2017 

•Teaching at KS3 and KS4 

•Effective support for Professional Development in preparation for your next step •A friendly and supportive environment 

•The opportunity to work with well-motivated students and a motivated supportive department.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hubbards Lane, Linton, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4HX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1622 743152
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