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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS or UPS dependent of experience

Additional allowances

TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • be able to deliver Design and Technology lessons across a range of disciplines including Food Technology, ICT, Product Design and/or Textiles throughout Key Stage 3
  • be able to offer expertise at GCSE and potentially A level in at least one discipline. Preferably this would be Food Technology but this is not essential.
  • be able to model excellent teaching practice to their department
  • be committed to achieving excellent outcomes
  • be a strong team player and committed to bringing out the best in their colleagues
  • demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the school and its students can achieve
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils, especially those who have additional educational needs or are disadvantaged
  • be committed to the school’s values

What the school offers its staff

Hugh Christie is a mixed wide ability 11 to 18 high school based in Tonbridge, Kent. Hugh Christie is ‘the place to be’ happy, successful and where pupils are well prepared for adult life. Hugh Christie is a good school with a stable and well-motivated staff. Staff are supported well through a bespoke INSET programme led by our Lead Practitioner Group. Staff are encouraged to progress with most of the Senior Leadership Team being former middle leaders in the school. The school finishes at 1-35pm on a Friday and has a two week holiday at the end of Term 1 to support wellbeing.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated second in department within the Design Technology department with a commitment to being a key member of the team, promoting academic excellence and helping every child succeed. You will play an important part in developing the school’s Design Technology provision. You will plan and deliver high quality lessons and be committed to achieving excellent results for the students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn.

The department is made up of staff who are experienced across a range of Technology disciplines and is supported by two experienced technicians. We also offer a wide variety of in-house training for all the schemes of work we deliver to help support your transition into our department.


Commitment to safeguarding

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About Hugh Christie School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
942 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01732353544

Hugh Christie is a mixed wide ability 11 to 18 high school based in Tonbridge, Kent. Hugh Christie is ‘the place to be’ happy, successful and where pupils are well prepared for adult life. Hugh Christie is a good school (OfSTED 2018) with a stable and well-motivated staff. Staff are supported well through a bespoke INSET programme led by our Lead Practioner Group. Staff are encouraged to progress with most of the Senior Leadership Team being former middle leaders in the school. The school finishes at 1-30pm on a Friday and has a two week holiday at the end of Term 1 to promote staff wellbeing. Our school is based on an attractive campus with excellent facilities.

Arranging a visit to Hugh Christie School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk.

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