Teacher of DT - Food, The Ferrers School

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The Ferrers SchoolThe Ferrers School

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £24,373 - £40,490 per year (MPS & UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a confident, inspirational and talented teacher of Food and Design and Technology with vision and drive to motivate and enthuse pupils, building on the successful foundations already created. 

At The Ferrers School, we are committed to developing an academic culture where the highest standards are expected of staff and students. Applications are invited from strong candidates able to:

• Teach and understand the requirements of Food at GCSE and A-Level. 

• Teach and deliver other subjects in the DT curriculum at KS3 as required. 

Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students

• Support colleagues and the subject area as appropriate

• Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students

• Provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide all students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential

• Contribute significantly to raising standards of students' attainment as a teacher and form tutor

We are looking for someone who understands the value of high-quality assessment and uses this to drive planning and progress.  The successful candidate will be expected to draw upon the latest resources and teaching methods in delivering Food across the ability range at KS3 and KS4.  

We would welcome applications from any teacher who is keen to immerse themselves in a hardworking, supportive, forward looking department. 

We welcome applications from NQTs and we run a highly supportive and successful NQT programme. We also have a strong track record of leadership development and succession planning for an ambitious candidate who is keen to progress to leadership in the future. If you are currently training and will be seeking a post from September 2020 (or before), we would be interested in considering your application. 

The Ferrers School is part of the successful and expanding Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust, a group of primary and secondary schools located between Stamford and Cambridge along the A1 - A14 corridor.  All the schools are growing and there is a need to develop capacity, expertise and excellence in our staff body.

The Ferrers School offers opportunities to become part of a team of staff who are making a real difference to the students they teach. CMAT, which was ranked 5th across all Multi Academy Trusts nationally in 2017 in terms of student progress, is a success story that continues to grow.

CMAT is also driven by our ability to adapt to the changing educational landscape led by determined staff who bring our academies alive with their enthusiastic personalities, unshakable work ethic and their commitment to delivering exceptional learning experiences for our children. What makes The Ferrers School, and the Trust as a whole, different is that we know how to nurture and bring out the very best in our talented staff. 

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact us prior to applying and arrange a visit to find    out more about our school. Please contact Alison Davies to make an appointment on 01933 313411 or mail@theferrers.org

Details of the post and an application form can be found on our website:www.theferrers.org

Closing date:   9.00am Friday 3rd April 2019

Interview date:  TBC

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.  Early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks. 



More about The Ferrers School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Queensway, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 8LF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 313411
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The Ferrers School is a mainstream secondary academy for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, and there are just over 1,000 pupils on its roll.

We care passionately about our staff, their well-being and their profe...