Design & Technology (Creative) Technician, Barrow upon Soar, LE12 8JU

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Humphrey Perkins SchoolBarrow upon Soar, LE12 8JU

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Are you an outstanding Creative Technician looking for a new challenge? 

Are you committed to raising standards and improving the life chances of young people?

Can you inspire and motivate young people to be the best they can be? 

If so, we at Humphrey Perkins School would love to hear from you. 

Who are we?

Humphrey Perkins School, an 11-16 academy in Barrow upon Soar Loughborough, is on a journey. Following our Special Measures judgement in June 2017, much work has already been undertaken to improve the school and to raise standards, including a new Governing body and joining outstanding multi-academy trust. We now are looking to strengthen the Humphrey Perkins team through recruiting outstanding members of staff, who share our belief that every child deserves the very best standards of education.

We are a small school of approximately 800 pupils, situated just outside of Loughborough. We take pupils from our local and surrounding villages and are fortunate to have excellent parental support. Many of our pupils enter the school with high prior attainment and they are very aspirational. Most work hard and are courteous, polite and respectful. We are a small friendly team who believe our pupils deserve better. We are committed to improving standards here and would like the right person to join us. 

This is a unique opportunity to join a team of committed staff striving to create an excellent secondary school. We are looking for a dedicated Design & Technology Technician to assist with the general maintenance of our Creative department and who can assist in inspiring and supporting all departments to display work creatively.  

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will:

· have experience of technician support in a school environment,

· have experience of working effectively with secondary aged pupils,

· have a clear understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities,

· have an interest in and be skilled in display,

· be committed to Humphrey Perkins ethos of high expectations and no excuses,

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of Students

The role is to cover Maternity Leave to December 2019.

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Humphrey Perkins School and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

To apply, you will need to complete an Humphrey Perkins application form and provide a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 outlining your skills, qualities and experience which make you suitable for this post. Please also tell us why you would like this post at Humphrey Perkins School. If you would like to visit the school before making an application please contact the Principal’s PA, Deb Phillips.

Closing date: Monday 19th November 2018

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Humphrey Perkins School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cotes Road, Barrow Upon Soar, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 412 385
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