Teacher of DT and/or Engineering, Harwich

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Harwich and Dovercourt High SchoolHarwich
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Location ESSEX


Contract type Full time

Contract term Permanent MPS/UPS

Start date September 2018 (July 2018 for NQT)

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational teacher of Design & Technology and/or Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-resourced specialist team passionate about delivering excellence in DT.  Design & Technology is a very popular subject and is taught to all at KS3 and is optional at KS4 and KS5. Uptake has risen significantly over recent years and we are looking to broaden our vocational offer further. We currently teach Food, DT, Graphics and Engineering. 

You will be joining a team committed to improvement and passionate about creative and engaging teaching and learning. Our team actively welcomes change, new ideas and working collaboratively. Our ethos is one of high expectations and you will be very well supported in achieving this. Applications from NQTs or experienced teachers welcome. The department is ambitious, and committed to the personal development of all staff and there are excellent opportunities for high quality CPD and of subject specific training.

The school is a rapidly improving school, rated as Good by OFSTED. Harwich and Dovercourt High School is an 11-18 Academy with 1200 students.  It belongs to The Sigma Trust which is a partnership of 7 schools located in North East Essex covering both Colchester and Tendring. It incorporates schools that share the same mission, vision and values and have a strong history of working collaboratively.    

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks. 

Should you require any further information or would like to arrange a visit, please contact Penelope Grew on the email address below.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Interviews week: Week commencing Monday, 26 March 2018

Please submit your application to Pennie Grew via email to Penelope.Grew@hdhs.school or by post to Harwich and Dovercourt High School, Hall Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex CO12 3TG.   

You can download an application pack from our website www.hdhs.org.uk/vacancies     

We reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above once sufficient applications have been received. We therefore advise that you submit your completed application form as soon as possible.

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More about Harwich and Dovercourt High School
Address: Hall Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3TG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1255 245 460