Curriculum Leader: Design & Technology, Tonbridge, Kent

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The Hayesbrook SchoolTonbridge, Kent

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2[3], £6,217 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Hayesbrook School

The Hayesbrook School is a non-selective boys Academy (with a mixed Sixth Form) that specialises in sports and mathematics. 

The wide ability school serves the communities of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, with all students supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence.

The school has 763 students on roll. Our strengths are strong behaviour, examination success and an emphasis upon learning and teaching. The Hayesbrook School is also renowned for its success in extra-curricular activities and for its support of other school, both locally and nationally.

Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live.

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Head of Department (Curriculum Leader): Design & Technology

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Head of Department to lead, manage and inspire students and staff to secure even more outstanding outcomes. You will have a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress. Your previous experience as a leader is less important to us than your clear vision on preparing the academy for the future of technology education; and on what can be achieved for our students and your team of committed and dedicated staff.

Technology subjects at Hayesbrook are extremely popular, with examination results showing outstanding progress and achievement, above national average. To maintain this and take it even further, our new colleague will have an unstinting belief that every young person, whatever their starting point can make and sustain exceptional progress and that our purpose is to change lives.

This is a full time position and will commence from January 2018. The salary for this position is MPS/UPS plus a TLR 2[3], £6,217 per annum.

You will use your application to demonstrate your skills and experience in relation to the advertised position. 

Brook learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have The Hayesbrook School as part of our family of academies. As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is would steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the education progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trust in the country. Last year, children in our academies made better progress – learning and growing with us – than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally. The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Hayesbrook School, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All post are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references. An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 5 years.

Application information

Applications should be completed using a Brook Learning Trust application form, with candidates demonstrating their ability to meet the key responsibilities, qualifications and skills required of the role.

 Completed applications should be sent to  Applications will be considered upon receipt, therefore early application is recommended to avoid disappointment 

Interview dates will be confirmed with shortlisted candidates.

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More about The Hayesbrook School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brook Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 500600
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