Director of Design Technology and Food

Sandwell Academy, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4LG

This job expired on 11 July 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 March 2022

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MPS/UPS + TLR (negotiable)

Director of Design Technology and Food job summary

Required from January 2023 (or sooner if possible) We are seeking to appoint an innovative Curriculum Leader for Design Technology and Food to join our Academy team. The successful candidate should have a minimum of three years’ experience working in Design and Technology with a track record of excellent outcomes at all Key Stages. The ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics: * Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential. * The ability to deliver an innovative curriculum in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. * Evidence of good quality teaching and subject knowledge. * Evidence of achieving and securing high standards and outcomes. * An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for excellent teaching and learning. * The ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of the learners. * Evidence of good classroom management skills. * The ability to work with the needs of the students and parents in our culturally diverse community. * A willingness to contribute to enrichment activities and the wider life of the Academy. * The desire to help and support children from all backgrounds. * The ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone and as part of a team. * The ability to work flexibly. * A confident and competent approach to the use of ICT to engage students in their learning. * The ability to lead adults and support improved performance of others. * A confident and competent approach to the use of data. * Excellent communication skills. * Excellent health and attendance record. * Resilient nature and positive approach to life. * A dynamic personality including a capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed. Salary & Benefits Salary is negotiable and is dependent upon experience. Salaries broadly reflect national pay scales and successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy and other benefits in addition to their salary. The post offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and hardworking professionals to launch or develop a career in teaching with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff. For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on M: 07921583731 E: sandwellacademy@hays.com Closing date: 9am Monday 25th April 2022 * We reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary. Candidates are encouraged to return their application as soon as possible. Please also see our recruitment site for more information about working at Sandwell Academy: https://webmicrosites.hays.co.uk/web/sandwell-academy/ Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.
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About Sandwell Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1362 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Sandwell Academy opened in 2006 and now educates over 1,200 students, recruiting 200 students each year into Year 7 and a Sixth Form of 350 students. Sandwell Academy is part of the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust (TTMAT), established in September 2017. The MAT currently consists of three secondary schools; Madeley Academy, Sandwell Academy and Walsall Academy. Sandwell Academy works closely with the schools within the MAT and Thomas Telford School.

Sandwell Academy is proud of its achievements, and is a school where students receive praise, support and challenge. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellent teaching. Students benefit from state of the art facilities and modern equipment in all areas, especially in Sport, Business and ICT.

In November 2011, January 2014 and again in May 2017 Ofsted graded the Academy as Outstanding. Students benefit from a broad curriculum, a flourishing extra-curricular programme, a safe and caring environment with high levels of pastoral support and an emphasis on traditional values of good behaviour, mutual respect and excellent attendance.

We expect great things from our students and a strong work ethic and motivation to succeed are vital. Teachers and parents are required to work together in partnership to ensure children make excellent progress.

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