Design and technology
£34,100 - £41,604 plus TLR1a /1b £8,291 - £10,207
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher with a real passion for Technology, who has the vision to lead this important and highly successful department. The role is suitable for a candidate who has leadership experience or is ready for the next stage in their career.
Each member of the Design and Technology Department has their own specialist room and the department is well equipped, with both traditional and new technologies supported by a technician. Staff form a hardworking and professional team who have a relentless focus on ensuring all students have a wide ranging and enjoyable experience within the department. Technology is a very popular option choice and students achieve excellent results at both KS4.
All students study Technology across Key Stage 3 on a carousel system. This delivered in four rotations which focus on different specialism.
At Key Stage 4 students can study for GCSE qualifications in Design Technology with specialisms AQA GCSE Design Technology WJEC GCSE Hospitality and Catering Level 1-2 and Engineering Design level 1-2.
As STEM Coordinator the successful applicant will be responsible for raising the profile of STEM across the school. In doing so they will liaise with relevant curriculum leaders to plan and deliver whole school cross curricular STEM initiatives. Applications are welcome from any subject within the Technology faculty. We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher who:
• has the vision to inspire and lead other staff
• is able to develop and enhance the teaching practice of others
• can monitor and support the overall progress and development of students
• will develop assessment for learning in the department, including student tracking
• has a proven track record of examination success
You will have a strong commitment to high standards of classroom practice. You will understand the importance of excellent teaching and learning, having a genuine regard for young people and high professional standards. The ability to work in a team is essential, sharing good practice and providing opportunities for students across the ability range.
TLR1 -£8,291 (a) - £10,207 (b) depending on experience
Applying for the job
Application packs are available for download from the school website.More on how to apply
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Local authority maintained school
937 pupils enrolled
11 to 16
About Harrow Way Community School
Harrow Way Community School is a local authority maintained secondary school. ‘good school’ (OFSTED 2017). We are Mathematics and Computing Specialist as well being recognised by the National Arts Council with their prestigious Artsmark Gold Award. In addition we hold at (Lead Award), Geography Quality Mark, The BIG AWARD which given for excellence in bullying intervention Teacher Development Trust (Bronze award). have also been awarded Healthy Schools Level 2 Rights Respecting status. proud to be forefront of curriculum development whole-school innovation.
Arranging a visit to Harrow Way Community School
Visits to the school by prospective applicants prior to application are encouraged. To arrange such a visit, or for an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mrs Tracey Roberts, School Business Manager, on the above number.