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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership L4 - L8

Job summary

Design and Technology Subject Coordinator

Budmouth Academy is a large 11-18 academy in a beautiful part of the country and is a member of the Aspirations Academies Trust. We are looking for an exceptional individual to play an important role in our unique school. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone wishing to further develop their career. The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader with the ability to inspire staff and students to achieve outstanding outcomes. The successful candidate will also play an important role in leading the current D&T team to ensure the academic and pastoral needs of all students are met.

Candidates must be able to teach across the ability and age range, supporting DT to the highest standards for all pupils at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. This post would suit a teacher of experience, and as your professional development is important to us, there are highly supportive CPD opportunities available during your time at the school. The subject coordinator for D&T is a vital member of the Academy’s leadership team.

Design & Technology is a vibrant and important part of the curriculum at Budmouth within all Key Stages. We offer a very wide range of D&T specialisms at KS3-5. Many of our courses include close links with local businesses and industries. Subjects in the department include: Textiles, Food Technology, Engineering, Computer Science, Creative and Digital Media, Graphics and Resistant Materials.

Our current team offer a range of extra-curricular support sessions to ensure students reach their full potential, and if successful, we would hope that you would share this ethic. In addition the school has a unique STEM pathway to higher ability children at KS3, and technology subjects are an integral part of this offer.

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Full Information can be found via the Budmouth website search job vacancies and the link https://www.eteach.com/careers/budmouth-aspirations/ will take you to our ETeach Careers site.

For further information, please contact Miss Sophie Ives, Assistant Principal sives@budmouth-aspirations.org

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1515 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Budmouth Academy Weymouth

About Budmouth Academy Weymouth
Budmouth is a large academy and we are fortunate to have excellent facilities. We offer an exciting curriculum and there are a wide-range of courses on offer. We also have the only Sixth Form in the Weymouth and Portland area, meaning that we have the privilege of taking children from aged 11 right through to 18, and our excellent provision ensures that they are ready for the adult world. We encourage high aspirations for all our students and every year we send students off to some of the best universities in the country.

School location

Chickerell Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY

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