Barnes Wallis Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of Design & Technology. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
The post requires you to teach pupils in the age range 11 to 16 and with others outside that age range as required for transition and outreach work
You will have the role of Form Tutor, even when a form has not been assigned to you, and may be asked to carry out some or all of those duties if required
To maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to the Technology department
To plan lessons/activities/tutorials and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs
To use a range of appropriate strategies and follow Academy policies for teaching/tutoring, behaviour management and classroom management
To do all that you can to ensure that you safeguard and promote the welfare of students in the Academy
To set well-grounded consistent expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups using information about prior attainment
To assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching (and tutorial groups) and give them clear and constructive feedback
To do all you can to ensure that, as a result of your teaching (and tutoring), your students achieve well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as or better than similar students nationally and in the Academy
To take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your teaching (and tutoring) and your students’ learning
To make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of your Department and the Academy
To work with the Deputy Principal Achievement and Progress
To develop an in depth knowledge of Pupil Progress Data and put in place appropriate intervention
Main Areas Of Responsibility And Accountability
High standards of teaching and learning
Monitor and evaluate – including self-evaluation
Ambience/climate for learning
Learning styles and thinking skills
Use of data analysis
Marking and assessment
Planning, schemes of work
Meet the needs of all students (including management of behaviour and its impact on learning)
Educational enhancement (e.g. booster classes, trips/visits)
Ensure Students make expected progress
Use of comparative data
Up to date knowledge – subject, national, pedagogy, classroom management, research/inspection findings
Commitment to own development
Contribute to Academy policy (e.g. the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of students)
Liaison with external agencies, governors and parents
Support school ethos and policies
Contribute to the development of the Academy strategy in support of the department
Salary & Benefits
M1 - UPS3
Permanent / 32.5 hours per week / 39 weeks a year
Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Apply now by visiting our website. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.
Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.
Barnes Wallis Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
Barnes Wallis Academy
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 16 years
The Barnes Wallis Academy is a mixed, mainstream, state secondary school located in Tattershall, Lincolnshire. It caters to students aged 11 to 16 and has a growing roll with approximately 470 students currently.
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