Teacher of DT (RM & Graphics), Staines-upon-Thames

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The Magna Carta SchoolStaines-upon-Thames

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you want to be part of an OFSTED ‘Good’ academy with a  successful Design Technology Department?

The Magna Carta School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational teacher of Design Technology (RM & Graphics) from April 2019 to work in  this friendly, supportive and highly successful department.  A candidate with experience in engineering would be advantageous.  There may also be an opportunity for a middle leadership role within the School as Progress Lead (with TLR). 

The department has modern facilities with three excellent and well equipped workshops with CNC machines, computer resource areas and modern tools and machinery.  We also have a graphics suite which includes a laser cutter and 3D printer.  The faculty is striving to ensure the highest possible standards in teaching and learning.  

The department currently teach AQA DT (RM & Textiles), NCFE Graphic Products and AWA Food preparation and nutrition.  We are also looking to offer an engineering course from September 2019.  At Key Stage 3 (years 7 & 8) students rotate between RM, graphics, textiles and food technology.

DT subjects are popular and successful options and we currently have over fifty students studying either DT or Graphics in Year 9 with another fifty studying DT in both Years 10 and 11.

The successful applicant will have high expectations of all students and a strong desire to succeed.  For the right individual this post presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and a lasting contribution to the success of Design Technology at The Magna Carta School. This post is suitable to new entrants to the profession as well as experienced teachers. 

The school as a whole values the development of its staff; high quality personal and professional development is a key reason for our success and we place great emphasis on supporting and developing you throughout your career.

We are searching for someone who has the skills to grow and develop outstanding practice, together with the ambition to excel as a classroom practitioner.

Candidates should:

· Be able to teach Design Technology across the age & ability range in Years 7 – 11

· Be committed to raising achievement for students of all abilities

· Be able to motivate and engage students 

· Have the potential to become an outstanding teacher and committed to professional development and acting upon advice

· Be creative, determined, enthusiastic, resilient and passionate about delivering a high quality education to all students

Visits to the school would be warmly welcomed.

The Magna Carta School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment.

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More about The Magna Carta School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Thorpe Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1784 454 320
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The Magna Carta School is a high achieving school of 1250 students between 11 and 16 years old. We are proud of our history of success and our reputation in the local community. The school is well known as a place of excellence and we are very proud ...