Teacher of Design and Technology, Nottinghamshire

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George Spencer AcademyNottinghamshire
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Start date: January 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Spencer Academies Trust is a medium sized Trust which exists to make sure that every child, regardless of background, has access to a great education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools: 

“To improve the life chances of children and young people by challenging and supporting all schools within the Trust on their journey to and beyond outstanding”.

Our highly-successful network of 10 schools (3 Secondary and 7 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire. Paul West is the Chief Executive . Fraser Mitchell is the secondary education lead and Angela O’ Brien leads primary education. All three are National Leaders of Education. This is a very exciting time for our Trust as we are entering a new phase of growth; building on our successful and proven track record for school improvement; as well as continually sustaining and improving outcomes for children and young people across our Academies. Paul West CEO

“We are extremely lucky to come to this school. We feel like we’ve won the golden ticket” (student quote Outstanding Ofsted May 2015)

Full time (part time considered) Teacher of Design and Technology 

From January 2018 or sooner if possible

(2 terms in the first instance)

This is an exciting time for Design and Technology both nationally and within our school. Design and Technology is well supported and highly regarded within our school. In KS4, all students follow a Design and Technology or Food Preparation and Nutrition route. We wish to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner who is committed to ensuring pupil enjoyment and progress within our highly successful Design and Technology faculty. Whilst we are advertising this as a temporary full time post, a 0.6FTE part time timetable could be a possibility.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Nick Platts by email nplatts@george-spencer.notts.sch.uk

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning 

a friendly, successful and ambitious school where:  

  • standards are consistently high 
  • students and staff enjoy learning in a disciplined environment 
  • good behaviour and respect is the norm 
  • a culture of excellence and innovation prevails 
  • change is embraced for continuous improvement  

We offer outstanding career, training and R & D opportunities as a Teaching School licensed for Leadership Development programmes, SCITT provider, National Maths Hub, National Support, Advanced Consultant and Challenge Partner School which learns from international benchmarking and links. Accolades include International schools, Investors in People, Artsmark, ECO, Healthy Schools Awards, ICT mark and a Lead School in the Network of Computer Science Teaching Excellence

Applications for this post must be submitted via our online application via the Trust website http://vacancies.spenceracademiestrust.co.uk/

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications Thursday 28th September 12 noon

The Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. . 

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More about George Spencer Academy
Address: Arthur Mee Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 7EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 917 0100