Leader of Learning for DT - Maternity Cover, Felixstowe

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Felixstowe AcademyFelixstowe

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Start date: September or October 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR plus TLR 2c (£5,600)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

 

MPR / UPR plus TLR2c (£5,600)

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of DT with a passion for accelerating progress within our DT department to cover the current post holder whilst on maternity leave.  You will have the ability to teach across the full age and ability range and will be able to enthuse, engage and motivate our students to achieve their full potential.  This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent DT Teacher; and be able to teach food technology.
  • Be a committed team player;
  • Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
  • Be committed to Felixstowe Academy's ethos;
  • Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

You will join a friendly and welcoming department which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching.  

There is an opportunity to lead the DT department to develop the curriculum and support teaching and learning.

Felixstowe Academy is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; a fantastic place to live and work, a reasonable travelling distance from London, Cambridge and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11-18 Academy and part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  We have a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe. 

Technology is at the cutting edge of developments, with Chromebooks for students in Key Stages 4 & 5. Achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level.  In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, and a strong focus on staff induction, training and development. 

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Julie Cumberland on 01394 288228.

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This position is for Maternity Cover required to commence September or October 2018. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 21 May 2018

Closing date: Monday 21 May 2018. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1394 288228
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