Teacher of Design and Technology, Cumbria

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Ulverston Victoria High SchoolCumbria

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“As an exceptional school we give children the confidence, skills and security to be the authors of their own life stories, whilst sustaining our core values and moving forward dynamically and collaboratively to become a school of national and international repute”.

“A wealth of opportunities for pupils enabling them to achieve well across the highly challenging, rich and engaging curriculum” – HMI Ofsted, October 2018.

TEACHER OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Suitable for NQTs and experienced teachers

Permanent Post – Full Time - Teachers Pay Scale - Required for September 2019

Ulverston Victoria High School is a happy and thriving 11-18 school and sixth form and is at the heart of the community in the picturesque South Lakeland market town of Ulverston.

An exceptional school, which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity, our students and their teachers work hard, seek to achieve the very highest standards in all they do and are respectful of each other and of their community.

We wish to appoint, with effect from 1st September 2019, an inspiring, innovative and creative teacher to join our forward thinking Design and Technology Department. The Faculty is a lively and exciting place to be, with a team of 12 enthusiastic and committed teachers.  This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and dynamic newly qualified teacher or existing practitioner to play a pivotal role in a high-performing Design and Technology Faculty.

The successful candidate will be clearly in tune with our values and our ethos of “children first” and be totally committed to providing an exciting and rewarding experience in Design and Technology for all our students regardless of their academic ability.  This is an ideal opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher, who has lots of potential, to develop into an exceptional practitioner over the next few years, as part of a high performing team.   A full and appropriate induction programme is available for all NQTs.

UVHS is a brilliant place to be a student or teacher. There is a dynamic, caring atmosphere that pervades the whole school and a real desire to inspire and achieve.  The faculty thrives on exploring new ways of teaching and there is a real buzz of enthusiasm for the subject in the school.  Design and Technology is a vital and highly valued area of study therefore this is a key appointment for UVHS.

If you are a candidate committed to leading high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an exceptional school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 26th February 2019 at 9.00 am.

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 7th March 2019.

Please see the application pack on our school website www.uvhs.uk for further details on how to apply for this post.

Please email applications for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr M Hardwick, at recruitment@uvhs.uk

Please note that we do not accept CV applications.

Ulverston Victoria High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, Revised September 2018, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are conditional on satisfactory completion of employment vetting including an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, Teacher Prohibition Checks through the Teacher Regulation Agency, suitable references, Proof of Right to Work in the UK, pre-employment health check and professional qualifications.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Springfield Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1229 483900
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“As an exceptional school we give children the confidence, skills and security to be the authors of their own life stories, whilst sustaining our core values and moving forward dynamically and collaboratively to become a school of national and intern...