Head of Design Technology Department, Birmingham, West Midlands

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Ninestiles An AcademyBirmingham, West Midlands

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/upper pay scale plus TLR 2b (£4440)
Contract term: Permanent

Salary: Main/upper pay scale plus TLR 2b (£4440). Full time and permanent.

Resistant Materials specialist

Are you an experienced Leader of Design Technology Resistant Materials or a DT teacher with outstanding outcomes looking for a new challenge within an exciting, innovative and supportive school? Would you like to be part of a Trust where your skills and expertise can be shared across our family of schools and our Teaching School Alliance? Do you seek a post with amazing opportunities to share your passion for Design Technology within an environment where you will be valued and supported?

Join us and you will be part of an enthusiastic and committed Design Technology department. You will lead this team comprising a specialist in RM, and two DT food teachers (one with a TLR) across Key Stages 3 and 4 and the whole ability range, working together to create an extremely positive learning culture based on high expectations, the building of Design Technology skills and a huge passion for your subject leading onto a thriving Options provision in KS4.

The role offers excellent opportunities for a well-qualified, creative specialist who will build on the success of the department and who is willing to commit to extra-curricular activities that add value to the school and community.

The Ninestiles Academy Trust comprises Ninestiles itself, Lyndon School, Cockshut Hill School, four primary schools and the Sixth Form College Solihull who joined the Trust in August 2017. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally. All schools work in partnership with the Ninestiles Teaching School to support staff development, which further extends the scope of opportunities for career advancement in working with other schools. It has over ten years of experience as an accredited centre for Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) and is recognised by Ofsted and in The Good Teacher Training Guide as delivering strong provision.  

We welcome applications from both existing and aspiring heads of subject.  If you would like an application form or further details, please visit our website www.ninestilesacademytrust.org.uk. Alternatively you can contact the school office on 0121 628 1311 or recruitment@ninestiles.org.uk.

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school.

Closing date is Monday 21st May 2018 at mid-dayand interviews will be held within 2 weeks of the closing date. 

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hartfield Crescent, Birmingham, West Midlands, B27 7QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 628 1311
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Ninestiles School, Birmingham's first outstanding convertor academy in 2011, now leads a highly successful and growing trust which comprises three secondary schools, four primaries and most recently, the Sixth Form College, Solihull. Building on its ...