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Teacher of Design & Technology: Part time (Negotiable)

Manchester Mesivta SchoolManchester

Manchester Mesivta is excited to offer the role of Teacher of Technology within our rapidly growing Jewish boy’s school. The role will involve teaching of a range of technologies across KS3 and, with the right applicant, across GCSE and BTEC. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject and determined in their mission to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to all of our young people, whilst exciting and engaging them in their learning. The successful applicant will have a strong grounding in multiple subjects such as; Design & Technology, IT, Graphics, Computer Design, Art, etc. They will have control over a fully developed workshop in which high quality facilities will enable the candidate to teach according to their strengths and the student’s passions. 

By joining Manchester Mesivta you will be working within a centre that boasts small class sizes, exceptional results and performance, and a positive work/life balance. As our school runs religious learning alongside the national curriculum, the successful candidate could find themselves with a start of 11.00am and a finish of 5.55pm. The day is broken into booster and support lessons in the morning and full class teaching after lunch, starting at 1.00pm. 

You should be a committed classroom practitioner with a passion for learning and teaching and a clear history of maintaining workplace safety when guiding students in the operation of tools and equipment. You must be able to establish excellent relationships with pupils and colleagues, and work well within a team.

We offer a supportive environment for practitioners to grow and develop their practice, and encourage teachers with a passion for their subject to help offer unique experiences for our learners. 

In your application please state if you have a specialism in, or preference towards, a specific subject. 

The Role

To deliver outstanding teaching and learning in all aspects of your subject and therefore help pupils achieve excellent academic outcomes.

Key responsibilities

• To be a model of excellent practice, maintaining a clear focus on outstanding delivery to pupils.

• To assist in embedding consistent pedagogy and practice for teaching in your department 

• To contribute in the development of consistently high quality MTPs and LTPs, for both Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

• To provide a nurturing classroom and school environment which enables pupils to develop as learners. 

• Develop pupils’ familiarity, competence and confidence within a safe workshop environment

Duties as a classroom teacher

• Register classes taught at the commencement of the lesson.

• Plan and prepare course and lessons appropriate to each class.

• To teach and assess KS3 Technologies. An ability to teach the new AQA specifications is desirable.

• To evaluate Schemes of Work and implement new Schemes of Work to ensure students of all abilities are making the required progress.

• Regularly set, mark and record homework for all pupils, according to the school homework schedule.

• Maintain classroom discipline and a safe working environment for pupils, observing all LA and school guidelines with regard to the welfare, health and safety of pupils.

• Implement process of assessment, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainments of pupils taught.

• To support and contribute to the whole school development plan within your subject area.

• Mark examination papers as and when required.

• To contact and consult with the exam boards where necessary.

• To ensure that the Departmental Health and Safety Policy is fully understood and implemented.

• Participate in arrangements for his/her further training and professional development as a teacher where appropriate.

• Maintain a stimulating working environment through display material.

At a time of rapid educational and administrative change, job descriptions cannot be prescriptive. It may be that some alteration is necessary as circumstances dictate and as new needs arise.

The role is initially part time with the possibility of extra hours for the right candidate.

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