Humberston Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of Design and Technology. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
Humberston Academy is an oversubscribed ‘outstanding’ academy located in an affluent area of North East Lincolnshire. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our small but thriving Design & Technology department. You will be joining a hard working supportive team that consistently achieves excellent GCSE results that are well above the national average. The department has 2 mixed material workshops, equipped with a range of wood and metal working facilities, a dedicated computer room fully equipped with 2D/3D CAD software and an A2 laser cutter. It also has a second dedicated general purpose classroom/design space. Students in the academy show a real enthusiasm for their Design & Technology and are acutely aware of the link between the subject and the world of work, particularly in the industries within the local area. As a result of this the subject has a very good uptake at KS4. We are there for looking for a highly skilled, creative and enthusiastic resistant materials specialist who can deliver Design & Technology up to KS4 to join our team.
About the role
To be an effective teacher (and tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential
Full time teaching hours – permanent role
NQT’s will be considered
Salary & Benefits
M1 - UPS (£23,720 - £39,406)
Access to Teachers’/Local Government Pension Scheme
An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme
Who we are looking for
- A degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
- Nationally recognized teaching qualification
- The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4
- A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
- Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
- Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
- Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
- Contribute to whole school initiatives
- Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
- Able to create a team ethos across a team
- Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
- Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
- Able to seek and understand development opportunities for self and others
- Committed to career progression and own professional development
- Well motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work hard
- Good organisation and time management skills
- Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve
- Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a successful Academy
- Able to develop and co-ordinate a sustainable strategy towards extra curriculum activities
- Have regard to provide equality of opportunity for all
- Aware of Health and Safety and Safeguarding as appropriate to role
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Humberston Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.