Head of Design Technology & Art, Coventry

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Stoke Park SchoolCoventry
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR (negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and motivated Head of Design Technology & Art to join our team of committed teaching professionals at Stoke Park School, and offer an environment where an ambitious and innovative teacher will thrive and progress. 

The successful candidate will lead a faculty incorporating Design Technology and Art, though you will preferably be a Design Technology specialist (Resistant Materials). This role would suit an experienced leader seeking a new challenge, or a teacher seeking their first department leadership role. You will be an excellent team player and able to inspire others around you. 

This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:

  1. Learners First – young people, staff leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon the educational benefit of our learners within a safe supportive environment
  2. It’s about learning – young people, staff leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon developing and improving learning underpinned by harmonious and trusting relationships 
  3. No Barriers – no excuses, only support to ensure young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees maximise the academic achievement of learners whilst enabling them to develop and flourish as well rounded individuals

As a qualified teacher you will support our drive to create a culture of achievement and an aptitude for overcoming barriers to learning. Our students study a wide range of academic and vocational courses and access wider opportunities outside the classroom.

Staff at Stoke Park School are supported by experienced teachers, Middle and Senior Leaders who commit generously of their time to train and develop colleagues. The School offers focused CPD for all staff based on their future aspirations, and has a proven track record of developing excellent teachers and future leaders. The School fully funds Masters research and offers a range of outstanding leadership development opportunities, including collaboration across the Trust.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education to arrange this.

For more information and to request an application pack, including job description and person specification, please call Paul Hunt at Hays Education on:

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07921 583 731

E: stokepark@hays.com

Closing date: midday on Monday 19th March 2018

Please be aware that we reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the published closing date. 

Please also see our dedicated recruitment site: 


Stoke Park School and The Futures Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Stoke Park School
Address: Dane Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 4JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7645 0215