Teacher of Design & Technology, Hindhead

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Focus School - HindheadHindhead

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Focus Hindhead Campus is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, well-qualified DT Teacher who can continue to inspire and enthuse our passionate students to fulfil their potential. You will also have the opportunity to teach in other subject areas.

The village of Hindhead is situated in the heart of the Surrey countryside within excellent commuting distance to Guildford, Basingstoke, Crawley, Portsmouth, Chichester and surrounding areas. Our school currently hosts 239 students from primary through to secondary education and is currently developing a ground-breaking Self-Directed Learning facility to support our student’s academic journey. Hindhead is supported by a national body of schools and a central head office based in Warwickshire who are all proud to be a part of a global organisation. Hindhead Campus works “determinedly as a cohesive team to drive forward an ambitious plan for the school based on clear values which are fully understood and supported by the whole community.” School Inspection Service Report (May 2017)

Focus schools seek to promote excellence in education and enjoy outstanding student achievement, engagement and behaviour, reflecting the Christian ethos and values of the school. Our Hindhead Campus is proud to say that through our students and teachers hard work and dedication we were recently awarded a ‘top performing school in Surrey for GSCE results’ status. Hindhead students are “well-mannered, considerate, enthusiastic learners who play a major role in creating a harmonious school community”, School Inspection Service Report (May 2017)

The successful applicant will:

  • Be highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Have in-depth subject knowledge of Design & Technology
  • Be an experienced teacher or an exceptional NQT
  • Be fully committed to their own personal professional development
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive team
  • Be caring and enthusiastic
  • Respect the school’s aims and values

In return we offer: 

  • Enthusiastic and respectful students
  • Modest class sizes
  • The opportunity to teach across the key stages, GCSE and A Level
  • Exceptional teaching facilities
  • An already successful school with excellent and outstanding aspects 
  • A strong team of specialist staff
  • Support from colleagues within the network of Focus regional schools
  • New exciting concepts in education, which include Self-Directed Learning across all Focus Schools
  • Professional support from Focus Learning Trust, via our unique 3 x 5 CPD scheme 
  • An attractive salary package 

“Safeguarding is at the heart of this school” and where “students safety is paramount.” School Inspection Service Report (May 2017)

Please visit our website: http://hindhead.focus-school.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn for further information relating to our schools

We welcome and encourage visits to the school prior to application. For a pre-application discussion or to arrange a visit please contact the school on 01428 601800.

Affiliated to Focus Learning Trust which provides direction and support to 26 UK schools. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure.

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More about Focus School - Hindhead
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Formerly Highcombe Edge School, Tilford Road, Hindhead, Surrey, GU26 6SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1428 601800
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