Design and Technology Teacher (1218) Humberston Academy, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire

Job description

We are there for looking for a highly skilled, creative and enthusiastic resistant materials specialist who can deliver Design & Technology up to KS4 and to be part of our team here at Humberston Academy.

You will be joining a hard working supportive team that achieved their best ever results in 2019 due to a team of outstanding practitioners.

The department has 2 mixed material workshops, equipped with a range of wood and metal working facilities, a dedicated computer room fully equipped with 2D/3D CAD software and an A2 laser cutter. It also has a second dedicated general-purpose classroom/design space.
Students in the academy show a real enthusiasm for their Design & Technology and are acutely aware of the link between the subject and the world of work, particularly in the industries within the local area.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree or Equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

High standards of teaching and learning
A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
Nationally recognized teaching qualification
The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-5
A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
Contribute to whole school initiatives
Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them.

Employee benefits

M1-UPS3 (£24,373 - £40,490)
Teachers' Pension Scheme
Professional development programme

About Humberston Academy

At Humberston Academy we are proud to be a leading education provider in our local community. We seek to broaden the horizons of each and every one of our students, helping them to achieve at the highest level both academically and within their talents outside the classroom, upholding our vision of Excellence for All. We understand that every student needs a strong academic foundation in order to achieve their full potential. At our Academy we combine an innovative curriculum with a strong house structure, which ensures that students receive all the support and guidance they need to succeed. At Humberston the values of respect and good behaviour are instilled from the outset and high attendance is a priority. Ensuring that students leave the Academy as young people that the whole community can be proud of, is a crucial part of our educational offer. Over the last few years Humberston Academy has continued to strengthen and develop but we do not rest on our previous successes. We are proud of the significant investment that has been made in our buildings and environment and the impact that this is having on our students. The Academy, a member of the David Ross Education Trust, became the first in North East Lincolnshire to be designated “outstanding” under Ofsted’s stricter guidelines. Our focus is on first class teaching and recruiting outstanding practitioners. Quality teachers are the people who inspire our students to great things. Another year of excellent results 2018. A total of 84% of students at Humberston Academy achieved 4 to 9 in GCSE Maths this summer. In English, the figure was 88%. 82% of students achieved above grade 4 in the combine Maths and English measure. These results once again confirms our place among the top-performing schools in the area. We are an outstanding Academy and proud of our exceptionally high standards. But it is not all about academic achievement. We are a growing oversubscribed, hard-working Academy, with a positive, business-like and purposeful atmosphere where students can develop and broaden their horizons.

Humberston Avenue, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN36 4TF
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