Teacher of Design Technology
Design Technology Faculty
Permanent – required from September 2019
Are you ready for an exciting opportunity to help shape the students at Arnold Hill Academy?
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher of Design Technology to join a forward-looking and dynamic Technology team which is warm and friendly, with high expectations of everyone.
We aim to raise student aspirations to achieve personal and academic excellence and to ensure they have the skills, confidence and resilience to become passionate life-long learners with the desire to fulfil their potential and more.
The successful candidate will join a successful and supportive faculty, with a focus on innovation and sharing good practice. We are looking for a teacher who has a genuine enthusiasm for teaching Technology and who has the ability to engage and motivate students. You will be expected to teach Technology across both KS3 and KS4, with the possibility of also teaching at KS5. We would welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers. We welcome applications for any Design Technology specialism - including Health & Social Care, Child Development and Engineering, which are all taught within the Technology faculty.
Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor, which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. We have a successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. The Trust mission statement reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 17 schools (8 Secondary and 9 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:
Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.
- All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.
- Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.
- We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.
If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Julie Fox, HR Assistant in the first instance on 0115 955 4804.
Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at: http://www.satrust.com/vacancies
In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.
Closing date for applications is Monday 29th April 2019 at 9:00
Interviews will take place shortly afterwards
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.