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This job expired on 22 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

30,000.00 - 46,525.00 + TLR 1a £9,272.00

Head of Art, Design and Technology job summary

Job Title: Head of Art, Design and Technology


Academy Introduction:


E-ACT DSLV Academy | Be proud, be Confident, be Successful 


E-ACT DSLV offers a unique opportunity - guiding students through every stage of their learning and development. In an environment where they feel safe, happy, and valued, E-ACT DSLV plays an essential role at the heart of its community. 


E-ACT DSLV has developed a culture of pride where high expectations and core values, such as respect and kindness, form the foundation of our behaviours. These values not only shape our interactions but also drive our performance in all areas. At the heart of our ethos is the  clear understanding of right and wrong, instilling tolerance for others, and fostering the confidence to embrace challenges. 


At DSLV, we inspire our students to embrace these values: Be Proud; Be Confident; Be Successful. 


Be a part of something special: https://dslvacademy.e-act.org.uk 

 

Join us in Opening Minds, Opening Doors! 


Are you ready to be part of an educational community that creates an environment where children can flourish? You could join an academy that focuses on developing the whole child and has a people-first culture. We know the importance of developing our colleagues to be the best they can be to ensure our children achieve the best outcomes. Specialism in product design is preferable.

 

Key responsibilities:



  • Leading, managing and developing the subject area
  • Provide day-to-day leadership for the development and management of teaching within your area.
  • Identify areas for development and improvement linked to the Academy improvement plan, SEF, national and local initiatives.
  • Develop and monitor schemes of work for your area across the academy in liaison with your department and to ensure the successful implementation which meets curriculum requirements and differentiated to reflect student needs
  • Support SLT to develop and implement strategies for raising achievement and attainment across the Academy 


Pay range: MPS/UPS + TLR1a - £30.000.00 - £46,252.00 plus TLR21a - £9,272.00


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent. 
  • Proven experience in delivering outstanding teaching and learning. 
  • Passion for creating an inclusive and inspiring learning environment. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Commitment to the academy’s values and ethos. 

 

What are we about?

Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students. 

Advocacy and Inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality. 

People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included. 

Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 28 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice.  

 

About E-ACT: 

Join a trust that is going places! 


Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all our children and young people.  


We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 28 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing. 


Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams. 


Benefits: 

Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success. 

Support System of 28 Academies: Be part of a network of 28 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed. 

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable. 

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute. 

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement. 

 

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form. 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About DSLV E-ACT Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
1039 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

Our Academies

The Parker E-ACT Academy

An inspiring 11-18 academy in Daventry. We have high expectations for our students and provide forward-thinking, dynamic learning environments to enable them to leave us educated, enriched and empowered.

Danetre and Southbrook learning Village (DSLV)

DSLV is a large, all through school in the historical town of Daventry. Our values of Be Proud, Be confident, Be successful is at the centre of what we aim to achieve for all our children. We are a well-resourced school with that enables us to provide a broad range of opportunities. Our children are amazing; their behaviour is outstanding and they love learning. Our parents are highly supportive and work with us in partnership to provide the very best for the children.

A great place to live and work

An historic market town in Northamptonshire, Daventry has plenty to keep residents occupied including the popular Daventry Country Park and reservoir for those interested in countryside walks and picturesque cycling paths.

Part of the E-ACT family

We are proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. As a supporting function to our academies, we are there to offer our expertise in our field to enable our academies to focus on what they do best, to provide high quality education to our pupils. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.



We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work-life balance arrangements.

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