Teacher of Design & Technology - Resistant Materials or Engineering, The Ferrers School

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The Ferrers SchoolThe Ferrers School

Date posted:
Start date: January or Easter 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS & UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated professional to play a key part in one of our creative subjects.  The successful candidate would join our Design Department and work with the team to drive up standards.  An ability to teach Resistant Materials or Engineering is essential and the ability to teach Art is desirable.

We are looking for a creative, passionate and energetic teacher who can work with us as we strive to bring about rapid improvement to secure better progress for our learners.

The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player, with a true passion for Design and Technology and an understanding of the strategies required to motivate and inspire students. They will play a part in promoting the subject throughout the school 

We are looking for someone who understands the value of high-quality assessment and uses this to drive planning and progress.  The successful candidate will be expected to draw upon the latest resources and teaching methods in delivering Design and Technology across the ability range at KS3 and KS4.  Some KS5 teaching may be available depending on experience and specialism. 

We would welcome applications from any teacher who is keen to immerse themselves in a hardworking, supportive, forward looking department. 

We welcome applications from NQTs and we run a highly supportive and successful NQT programme. We also have a strong track record of leadership development and succession planning for an ambitious candidate who is keen to progress to leadership in the future. 

The Ferrers School is part of the successful and expanding Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust, a group of primary and secondary schools located between Stamford and Cambridge along the A1 - A14 corridor.  All the schools are growing and there is a need to develop capacity, expertise and excellence in our staff body.

The Ferrers School offers opportunities to become part of a team of staff who are making a real difference to the students they teach. CMAT, which was ranked 5th across all Multi Academy Trusts nationally in 2017 in terms of student progress, is a success story that continues to grow.

CMAT is also driven by our ability to adapt to the changing educational landscape led by determined staff who bring our academies alive with their enthusiastic personalities, unshakable work ethic and their commitment to delivering exceptional learning experiences for our children. What makes The Ferrers School, and the Trust as a whole, different is that we know how to nurture and bring out the very best in our talented staff. 

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact us prior to applying and arrange a visit to find    out more about our school. Please contact Alison Davies to make an appointment on 01933 313411 or mail@theferrers.org

Details of the post and an application form can be found on our website:www.theferrers.org

Closing date:   9.00am Wednesday 27th November 2019

Interview date:  Wednesday 3rd December  2019

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.  Early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks. 



More about The Ferrers School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Queensway, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 8LF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 313411
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The Ferrers School is a mainstream secondary academy for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, and there are just over 1,000 pupils on its roll.

We care passionately about our staff, their well-being and their profe...