Teacher of Design & Technology, Slough

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The Langley AcademySlough

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

'You have a package of staff training and support with a clear focus on developing and sharing first rate teaching and learning’  (OFSTED November 2017)

IMAGINE walking into school and seeing a dinosaur – or a plane - or a badger. The Langley Academy is not just another school; it is a new way of learning. As the UK’s first museum school, The Langley Academy has a museum within the building. Here you are encouraged to use your imagination to create new ways to ignite students’ desire to learn. We are ideally situated, only minutes from the M4 at Junction 5 and the M25, and with excellent rail links to Central London. If you chose to live here, renting is cheaper than in Central London, yet you are in town quickly. Windsor, Marlow or Henley are close and if you enjoy weekend travelling it takes about 15 min to Heathrow. We border Buckinghamshire, with no less than 100,000 acres which are designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - including a substantial part of the magnificently wooded Chiltern Hills. Whether you are into the outdoors or want to be close to London, working here is ideal.

NQTs and experienced teachers are welcome to apply 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and enthusiastic Teacher of Design & Technology  to join our vibrant DT Faculty. We have excellent facilities, a caring and welcoming school community with committed staff and a supportive leadership team. This post would be suitable for an experianced or newly qualified teacher to work in a dynamic faculty which is striving to raise standards across all key stages. NQT’s are well supported and developed by the Trust.

Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to  learn, develop and lead.  This can be from the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and the arts. The education and experiences equip our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.  

You should have an enthusiasm for education and the desire to make a real difference, an excellent command of English, good interpersonal skills as well as energy, commitment and first-class teaching ability. You will be part of a dedicated team who believe in curiosity, exploration and discovery. We aim to inspire and equip students to reach their potential by enhancing students' confidence and achievement in Design & Technology. There are opportunities to take on extra responsibility for a suitably experienced candidate.

If you are interested in this post, please visit our school website  where you will find more information together with an online application form. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Tara Mackay, PA to Executive Principal and HR Assistant on 01753 214468.

Closing date: 24 May 2019  
Interview dates: w/c 24 May 2019

The Langley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.



More about The Langley Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Langley Road, Langley, Berkshire, SL3 7EF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1753 214440
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The Langley Academy is a unique academy that will serve the young people of Langley, Slough and further afield. Housed in an iconic new building designed by Foster and Partners, it will specialise in Science and also pioneer the use of museum learnin...