Teacher of Technology, Oswestry

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The Marches SchoolOswestry

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Teacher of Technology with a specialism in any technology subject. We are seeking an innovative and motivational teacher with excellent subject knowledge and the desire and commitment to raise achievement of students at all levels. The requirement will be to teach Design Technology (Textiles, Resistant Materials, Food or ICT) at KS3, KS4 and KS5 and ICT at KS3 to the highest level of attainment. Experience of teaching A level in one of the above subjects would be an advantage, but not essential. We are looking for a passionate and inspirational professional who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and is prepared to contribute fully to school life. To be able to demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy articulacy and the correct use of standard English is essential for this post. Applications are welcome from NQTs. Please note that you may be required to work across other schools in the Academy Trust if required.

In the Technology Department we have:

· Well-equipped classrooms/workshops with a variety of interactive facilities and machinery 

· An enthusiastic and supportive department team

· Hard working students and strong home/school partnerships

· Strong links with Primary partners

The Marches is a thriving school, dedicated to ensuring students feel fully supported in all that they do. Learning radiates well beyond the classroom, with a vast array of extra-curricular activities, trips and educational visits taking place each term. Facilities at the school are exceptional, providing students with access to state of the art ICT equipment, extensive sports facilities and fully equipped classrooms.

At The Marches School we can offer:

· An ‘Outstanding’ curriculum offering students a strong core entitlement in English, Mathematics and Science

· A full extra-curricular programme with opportunities for enrichment activities for all

· Excellent resources and facilities

· An enthusiastic and supportive team of staff, parents and governors

· Hard working students

· An excellent opportunity to develop your career

· CPD opportunities

The Marches School is a successful, forward-thinking 11-18 Academy, with 1,420 students currently on roll. Located in the attractive border town of Oswestry, the school enjoys a semi-rural location, within walking distance of the town centre. In 2013, The Marches opened its doors to the school's first ever Sixth Formers and now delivers a broad range of A-Levels and boasts modern, spacious Sixth Form Facilities.

If you have any other queries, please email Julia Hipkiss HR/Personnel Administrator Hipkiss.j@marchesschool.net 

For further information or to apply for the post please visit our online recruitment site via the school’s website www.marchesschool.co.uk (Please note we do not accept CVs).

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 21st May 2018.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24th May

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about The Marches School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Morda Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 664400
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