Subject Leader of Design & Technology, Hertfordshire

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Fearnhill SchoolHertfordshire
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS- UPS plus TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an ambitious colleague with vision, determination and enthusiasm to lead our Design and Technology department here at Fearnhill. You must have a passion to see every student achieve to the best of their ability and be resolute in challenging barriers to their success.

As subject leader, you will lead and manage all aspects of the technology curriculum in our well-equipped suite of workshops. You will benefit from high quality, tailored CPD as part of our partnership with the North Herts Teaching Alliance.

You will be:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of how children learn

  • Able to teach Resistant Materials to GCSE and Product Design to A Level

  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills

    You will be responsible for:

  • Achievement and progress of students in the Technology department, working as part of the science and technology faculty

  • Leading a small team of experienced and dedicated staff with specialisms in food technology, textiles, child development and graphics

Fearnhill is a very successful learning community and in 2016 was rated 9th out of Hertfordshire’s 76 secondary schools in terms of its ‘Progress 8’ score of +0.49. Ofsted recognised in June 2015 that “Attitudes to learning are positive. Students interact well with their teachers and the quality of relationships in the classroom is an important factor in the increased rate of academic progress seen across the school.”

We warmly welcome visitors to our friendly and successful school; please get in touch with Jacqui Simmonds to arrange a visit or call Liz Ellis, Headteacher, on 01462 621200 for more information. Fearnhill School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 27/04/2018 17:00:00
Interview date: w/c 30th April 2018

For more information and to apply online :

Icknield Way West
01462 621200

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Address: Icknield Way, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, SG6 4BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1462 621200