Design Technology Teacher Ark Pioneer Academy

Job description

Location: Barnet, London — a five minute walk from High Barnet tube station
Start: September 2020

Opportunity for an exceptional teacher to be a join a brand new Ark secondary school in Barnet

In September 2019, Ark Pioneer, a non-selective secondary school, opened its doors to our brand new building in Barnet and welcomed in our first year 7. By the time these pupils reach year 13, we’ll have over a thousand pupils. Our school is focussed on delivering a standard of education matching the very best schools in the country. Our vision is that every pupil leaves Ark Pioneer with real options, be it embarking on the university course of their choice or starting out in their chosen career.
We are recruiting a team of exceptional staff to achieve our vision and work together to create a genuinely outstanding school. The new Design Technology teacher will work with an exceptional team to shape our provision in Design Technology & Art.
Teaching experience will not be a determining factor - we welcome applications from NQTs as well as more experienced candidates. We will develop every staff member that joins our team, providing one-to-one support, coaching and mentoring and access to extensive network training.
Additional teaching and learning responsibilities would be available for the right candidate.
The ideal candidate will
• Have a strong academic background, with good A Levels or equivalent, and a good degree
• Combine subject matter expertise with a passion for teaching Design Technology
• Share the Ark Pioneer vision and be aligned with the six pillars underpinning it
• Value and support practices driving continued progress across the network of Ark schools
Please submit your application by 9am on 17th February. For further information, a confidential discussion or any technical queries please contact info@arkpioneer.org and the Principal will contact you.
Closing Date: 17th February
Interviews: Week beginning 2nd March
Salary: ARK MPS £29,064 - £41,036 / UPS £43,078 - £46,326
Contract: Full-time hours, permanent contract

We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified to teach and work in the UK
• Strong A Levels or equivalent
• Degree in Design Technology or degree in a closely related subject
• Specialism in Graphic Design desirable, but not essential

Essential qualifications

• Qualified to teach and work in the UK
• Strong A Levels or equivalent
• Degree in Design Technology or degree in a closely related subject
• Specialism in Graphic Design desirable, but not essential

Essential skills and experience

• Mastery of and enthusiasm for DT
• Knowledge of the national secondary education system, examinations and curriculum
• Excellent understanding of both subject and general teaching pedagogy
• Experience of reflecting on and improving teaching practice to increase pupil achievement
• Experience of interpreting pupil data to drive lesson planning and pupil progress
• Experience of raising attainment in a challenging environment
• Experience of leading successful enrichment which inspire and motivate learners
• Effective and systematic behaviour management

Employee benefits

Salary: ARK MPS £29,064 - £41,036 / UPS £43,078 - £46,326


About Ark Pioneer Academy

In September 2019, Ark Pioneer, a non-selective secondary school, opened its doors to our brand new building in Barnet and welcomed in our first year 7. By the time these pupils reach year 13, we’ll have over a thousand pupils. Our school is focused on delivering a standard of education matching the very best schools in the country. Our vision is that every pupil leaves Ark Pioneer with real options, be it embarking on the university course of their choice or starting out in their chosen career.

Address
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Phase
Secondary
Type
Free School