Head of Design and Technology, Alton, Hampshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Amery Hill SchoolAlton, Hampshire

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS plus TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Design and Technology - Amery Hill School

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to lead and manage our Design and Technology department.  The candidate will have high expectations of themselves and their students.  

This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience but is ready to take on the responsibility of being a leader, or a current Head of Department who is looking for a new challenge.  You would be joining a very dynamic, forwarding thinking and progressive school. Please do come and visit us, and we look forward to meeting you. 

All pupils study Technology between Year 7 and 8.  We teach DT: Design Engineering (electronics focus) DT Materials Technology (wood & plastics focus), and Food Preparation & Nutrition to GCSE level and all three are popular options.  

The Department is well equipped with three speciality workshops, two Food rooms and a Textiles room.  Each teacher has his/her own work base. 

About you: 

The Teacher we appoint would ideally be: 

• A specialist in Electronics 

• Hard working and enthusiastic, with excellent subject knowledge 

• Willing to co-operate and share as part of a caring, creative and friendly team 

• Passionate about the communication of Electronics  

About the department: 

This thriving department has a staffing of 3 teachers, with a technician working alongside the team.  There is a Head of Food Technology within the team, who is Line Managed by the Head of Department.  Expertise between staff means that we are well provided for within the team. 

About the school: 

Amery Hill School is the top performing 11 – 16 mixed comprehensive school set in pretty grounds in the market town of Alton, Hampshire.  

Following our excellent recent Ofsted inspection, we are very proud of the report and how it reflects the high standard of all round education that we provide for all our learners.  

The school is well resourced and supported by the local community; it manages to maintain a supportive and caring environment for all who attend the school.  

For further information visit our Website at http://www.ameryhill.hants.sch.uk/. Applications should be addressed to Mrs Elizabeth Wylie, Headteacher and may be emailed to recruitment@ameryhill.hants.sch.uk. 

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt, therefore an early reply is recommended.

We are committed to safeguarding, follow a strict recruitment process and carry out enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Amery Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Amery Hill, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1420 84545
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