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Head of Design Technology (Resistant Materials/Product Design Desirable)

Outwood Academy City FieldsWakefield

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of Design Technology looking for promotion or a new challenge in an Outstanding Trust? Come and join our team at Outwood Academy City Fields!

We are seeking a Head of Department with the drive and vision to deliver excellence in Design Technology, with a clear focus on outstanding outcomes for students, you will ensure effective teaching and learning is in place and rapidly raise standards at GCSE.

We are looking for an inspiring leader who has high aspirations for both staff and students, who is committed, and passionate about learning; who has the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘Students First’. The ability to teach Resistant Materials / Product Design would be a distinct advantage. You will work alongside a fantastic team to continue to achieve the highest possible outcomes for students irrespective of their backgrounds or starting points. This is a great opportunity for aspiring or experienced leaders to build a department. Leadership experience is not essential, but applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required to lead a department.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust provides a high-quality learning and cultural environment that inspires and motivates children. Whether you are ambitious for progression, or determined to be an outstanding classroom teacher, Outwood Academy City Fields is the place for you. Leadership development, succession planning and capacity building are major priorities for the Trust as this enables us to facilitate rapid progression for those who want to advance either in the classroom or at a leadership level. You will be well supported by an experienced team of teachers and Directors as you work to raise attainment levels and offer an engaging curriculum experience.

The Academy benefits from being part of the Outwood Family of Schools, which affords opportunities for staff to work and progress across several schools if desired. All staff are guaranteed a minimum of two hours CPD per week and a further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through our own network of teaching schools.

If you would like a conversation about either the academy or the position please contact Ann Jarrett, Business Manager via email at a.jarrett@cityfields.outwood.com who will be happy to assist.

For more information and to apply online, please go to: www.outwood.com > Careers.

Closing date: Midday on 12 April 2021.

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Outward Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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