Head of Creative Technologies

Chulmleigh Community College, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7AA

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

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Head of Creative Technologies job summary

Chulmleigh College is a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct. It is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching and high standards. For the last six years, our GCSE results are consistently amongst the best in the South West.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious talented and well qualified teacher to lead and develop the curriculum across the range of Creative Technologies. The successful candidate will manage all work relating to Design and Technology, Food and Nutrition and Computer Science.

The successful candidate will be required to teach Design and Technology across the full ability range of KS3 and KS4.

The department structure recognises the National Curriculum for Computing and Design Technology and places an emphasis on the utilisation of IT hardware and software to create programmes or products. We aim to take advantage of this synergy and build in greater support and capacity.

We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for a dynamic middle leader to develop the curriculum and extra-curricular offer into one that is contemporary and captures the imagination of our pupils. There is also an opportunity to expand the curriculum offer at key stage four towards Engineering and Creative Media. The College has an ambition to explore the use of Robotics and modern design software in both curriculum areas and establish industry links.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for Computing, DT and Food and Nutrition, be a very good teacher and possess strong leadership and management skills. You will inspire our pupils and provide the opportunity for them to work creatively gaining technical skills and a wide range of practical expertise.

We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment and you will be able to immerse yourself in your subject fully. We support the career progression of all our staff, encourage, and support effective CPD. Your development and future career are very important to us.

Pupils make exceptional progress at the school. Please see information available at Schools Compare website. We are seeking a colleague who can enable us to ensure even stronger exam outcomes for our pupils.

If you are an experienced teacher with the passion and commitment to engage our pupils’ enjoyment across all areas of Technology and ICT, we would be delighted to receive your application.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures. All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

Closing date: 10 am Wednesday 18th May 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 24th May 2022

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Applying for the job

Completed application forms to be emailed to personnel@chulmleigh.devon.sch.uk Candidates are also welcome to submit an application through the TES website. All applications will be acknowledged.

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About Chulmleigh Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
698 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01769 580215

Would you like to join a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct? Chulmleigh Community College is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching and high standards. The college has enjoyed some of the best results in the region over the last 8 years and is heavily oversubscribed.

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