Curriculum Leader of Technology (DT Specialist) in charge of Computing

St Cecilia's RC High School, Preston, Lancashire


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Teachers Pay Scale

Job summary

Curriculum Leader of Technology (DT Specialist) in charge of Computing TLR 2.1 (£2,796)

Required January 2021

Full Time, Permanent

Responsible to Deputy Headteacher

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join St Cecilia’s RC High School, a popular and growing school in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified practitioner with a proven track record of success to lead the Technology Department, which comprises of 1 Food room, 1 workshop area, 1 IT facility/electronics area. They will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a drive to improve the life chances of young people through education.

The role is to develop and implement a successful well sequenced and interleaved curriculum which enables all students to make at least expected progress and provides an enjoyable learning experience for all that goes beyond school life.

The successful candidate will be joining a thriving and growing school which has recently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in October 2019 and in September 2019 we welcomed 109 pupils for 93 places.

The Governors and Senior Leaders are committed to your professional learning with a culture of research and reading at the heart of what we do, including staff well-being and workload.
The successful candidate will be supported via a well-developed, bespoke professional learning package appropriate to their individual needs and aspirations.

The successful applicant will be:

• Excellent practitioner
• Must be able to motivate, challenge and inspire pupils to succeed in Technology
• Be committed to improving the outcomes for all pupils
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Have high expectations of themselves, the pupils and all other staff
• Have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and improve practice in
• Must be passionate about the Technology curriculum
• Up to date with relevant pedagogy and apply this to their teaching

Essential Educational Requirements

• Qualified Teacher Status
• Degree or equivalent

Deadlines for Application

• Closing Date Friday 25th September 2020

• Shortlisting Monday 5th October 2020

• Interviews Wednesday 14th October 2020

Employee benefits

TRL 2.1 (£2,796) Subject to any pay award

Applying for the job

Please complete the Catholic Education Service Application Form.

No other forms will be accepted

Completed application forms should be returned via email to:

Barbara Clarke
School Business Manager

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 415 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Cecilia's RC High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About St Cecilia's RC High School

A popular and growing Catholic High School on the edge of Lancashire's Ribble Valley.

Arranging a visit to St Cecilia's RC High School

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, or tour of school, please telephone 01772 783074 Option 2 or 07375 324661

School location

Chapel Hill, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2XA