DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY TEACHER
Salary Grade: MPS - UPS
Salary Band: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum
Location: Devizes School
Contract Type: All year round
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: 18th April 2021
Interview Date: Week Commencing 26th April 2021
Hours: 32.5 pw
Start: 1st September 2021
About the opportunity
Devizes School is a Good School (Ofsted 2019) and learning is at the heart of all that we do. We are a very forward thinking school who are always striving to do better. It is a very happy place to learn and work and the positive relationships between students and staff are based on mutual respect and are at the heart of high standards of teaching and learning. This results in all students making excellent progress.
We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Design Technology to join a well-equipped, friendly and progressive department within the Technology, Enterprise and Design Faculty. It would be preferable to appoint a teacher who can teach across the Design & Technology curriculum.
Design Technology subjects in the school are popular and the current year 11 cohort includes two classes of Hospitality and Catering, a class of product design and a class of Art Textiles.
We welcome applications from both newly qualified and more experienced teachers. Any newly qualified teacher appointed would be supported with a reduced timetable, a professional mentor and a strong commitment to their professional development.
You will benefit from a supportive, well qualified team and an inspirational leadership team whose school ethos has high expectations of students and staff to ensure successful outcomes for all. Devizes School has a reputation for good discipline and high quality education. You will be empowered to develop your own skills with access to excellent CPD and coaching from both your peers and the school leadership team.
We are passionate and committed to ensuring our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, working towards high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide students with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every student reaches their full potential.
As a school, we also place high value on an individual’s professional development and training, regardless of where they are in their career path. As an academy within The White Horse Federation of schools, we benefit from sharing resources and support in every aspect of school life.
If you have a strong desire to help students of all abilities to achieve the best they can, whilst fulfilling your own potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.
We Can Offer You
A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.
Excellent care and support for all staff.
Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.
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We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
TWHF has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS. The Trust values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community
TWHF recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. TWHF values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 TWHF welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
Devizes School is a co-educational secondary academy based in Devizes, Wiltshire, for students aged 11-18.
Values and vision
Devizes School’s aims are summarised by its motto: “Raising Aspirations, Bui...