Teacher of Design Technology (Resistant Materials), Solihull

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Lode Heath SchoolSolihull

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Here at Lode Heath School, we’re on a mission to further develop all aspects of teaching, learning and assessment. Now’s your opportunity to help us achieve our ambitious goals as you lead on the delivery of Design Technology: Resistant Materials, within the wider Art, Design and Technology Faculty, to deliver an exceptional learning experience. 

Following continued success over the last few years, the community trusts us to deliver an outstanding education. In turn, we are working to develop Lode Heath as a learning hub for everyone in that community; as you support your students and team to thrive, so we’ll support you to progress your career with us. The ongoing training and development of our staff is a key priority, which is why you’ll enjoy a bespoke CPD programme ‘by teachers, for teachers’ that’s built around your particular talents and aspirations. And the sharing of best practice is both encouraged and commonplace. 

Within this refreshingly collaborative and team-focused culture, colleagues work together towards shared goals. Our aim, quite simply, is to make sure that pupil achievement is at the very heart of everything we do. 

Nowhere is this truer than in our high-achieving Art, Design and Technology Faculty. Here our diligent and talented team is driven by high expectations and uncompromising ambition for our students.

As the Teacher of Design Technology: Resistant Materials, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner who is equipped to ensure high attainment and positive learning experiences for our students across key stages 3 and 4 in what is an already popular and oversubscribed subject at GCSE. And you get to do this in our fully equipped, suited facilities!

If you’d like to be part of our exciting future, you will need to share our belief in educating the whole person - and in helping every student, irrespective of their background or abilities, to build the skills, confidence and independence they need to thrive in higher education or the workplace.

There’s an exceptional environment waiting for you outside of work too. One of the most prosperous towns in the Midlands, Solihull offers plenty of superb amenities, from its thriving shopping center through to lively bars and first-class restaurants. Close to Birmingham Airport, the NEC and the new Resorts World development, it also has excellent transport links to Birmingham city centre and beyond.

Lode Heath School is a member of the Arden Multi-Academy Trust where we are committed in working together to help and enrich the experiences of all within the AMAT family; we have a clear vision to generate self-belief, self-worth, esteem and confidence in our young people who can then display the ambition and aspiration in achieving high educational outcomes. 

An informal visit to the school is a great way to discover Lode Heath for yourself. Just contact Miss O’Sullivan at the email address below to arrange a date.

To find out more and to apply, please visit http://www.lodeheathschool.co.uk/vacancies or email office@lodeheath.org.uk 

Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Mark Wilson, Headteacher.

Closing date: Noon on Friday 20 April 2018  

Interview date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Lode Heath School Staff, Governors and Students are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students and staff. As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children you will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and carry out reference checks. All applications will be considered on their merit. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lode Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 2HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 7041421
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Lode Heath School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in Solihull, West Midlands. It gained academy status in August 2011 and is supported by a single-academy trust, Lode Heath School. 

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