Teacher of Design Technology and Construction
MPS1 – UPS3
Salary negotiable commensurate with experience and role
Required: September 2021
Early applications encouraged.
Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a Teacher of Design Technology and Construction at the Forest Academy. The Forest Academy is on an exciting journey, and we are looking for a teacher who is committed to making a difference to the lives of our students. We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is ambitious and has a real passion for their subject. The successful applicant will have high expectations, and will be a reflective practitioner who is always keen to develop and improve their teaching. They will appreciate their role in helping our students to have high aspirations, and they will share our belief that our students deserve an exceptional curriculum and the very best teaching. They will, like us, believe in our students.
Students enjoy studying Design Technology and Construction at The Forest Academy. They experience an exciting curriculum at Key Stage 3, exploring areas such as Graphics and Architecture. They also look at a range of design briefs and develop key skills in designing, prototyping, making and evaluating. We are continuing to update our Design Technology and Construction curriculum to ensure that it fully aligns with our CALIBRE curriculum framework, and department meetings are rooted in developing the expertise of our staff.
There is the opportunity to teach within the Sixth Form, with Construction being a popular option at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. The department benefits from having excellent facilities, with large workshops that allow for easy transitions between theory and practical sessions. This role is crucial for our students, and will be pivotal in helping them to have high aspirations and to achieve at the highest level.
The Forest Academy (TFA) is a part of the Beacon Multi Academy Trust, along with Beal High School, North East London Teaching Alliance (NELTA) and Beacon Business Innovation Hub (BBIH). TFA is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school, located in the north east corner of Redbridge.
TFA and Beal sixth forms amalgamated in September 2018. The 6th form is co-located at TFA and Beal High School, with c. 250 6th form students based at TFA.
Why choose TFA?
• A small, caring and welcoming community school
• High expectations of all and where all students are entitled to consistent high quality learning experiences
• A committed and dedicated staff working hard to shape the lives of the young people who come to our school
• High quality CPD offer, through our partnerships with NELTA, Beal High School and other partnerships
• Beal High School sixth form is part co-located at TFA, thus the opportunity to work to support students within the sixth form
We welcome initial expressions of interest and discussions about the role. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org marking the email ‘FAO The Principal’ if you wish to book a telephone call.
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 16 years
The Forest Academy
The Forest Academy is part of Beacon Multi-Academy Trust (BMAT) family of schools, which includes Beal High School and Beacon Business Innovation Hub, as well as our outstanding teaching school (NELTA) that trains the teacher...