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  • Application deadline

    31 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Art and design, Design and technology, Engineering, Food Technology
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Contract type
United Learning Pay scale (Above national average)

Job summary

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, enthusiastic faculty leader to lead and develop the Hospitality, Design Technology and Art department from April 2022. This opportunity would suit an ambitious, highly motivated teacher who aspires to leadership and who wishes to progress their career within a supportive environment.

As faculty leader you will be responsible for the quality of provision in the faculty area, leading the subject teams effectively and delegating appropriately to all members of the team. As a member of the middle management team, you will contribute to the strategic direction of the academy. You will lead and manage a team of staff and will be accountable for raising student attainment levels and responding to the challenges of curriculum development.

The preferred start date for this position is April 2022. A later start date of September 2022 can be considered, for the right applicant. Both full time and part time candidates will be considered.

Why join us?

Industry-leading benefits packages

We greatly value our staff and want them to know it! Starting with financial rewards and solid career progression, we believe in leading the industry with better remuneration packages. As such, you can expect to earn more than if you took a role in the maintained sector, with up to 5% better pay for new teachers. In addition, we have teamed up with benefits provider Perkbox so that we can offer you more savings than ever before.

Core benefits

Every employee in United Learning will receive:

An exceptional salary, above the maintained sector - up to 5% for NQTs.
At least 8 INSET days per year in all our academies, with 3 dedicated to planning.
Continuing Professional Development options - Tailored to your needs.
The opportunity to save money across hundreds of major retailers.
Competitive maternity, paternity and adoption benefits.
The scope for flexible working.

About You

We are looking for a talented individual who wants to be a part of transforming education and helping create an exceptional environment for learning. We would like to hear from you if you have:

QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant degree
Previous experience of Teaching KS3-KS5 DT, Engineering, Art or Hospitality.
A passion for education and making a difference
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
The ability to motivate others.
To have high expectations of themselves and students
Experience of developing the curriculum offer within a Faculty.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Additional allowances


Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1012 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

About North Oxfordshire Academy

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, NQTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Alison Merrills, Principal

School location

Drayton Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 0UD

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