Head of Department for Design and Technology: Product Design/Textiles - TLR

Shenley Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 4HE

26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    3 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

UPS1

Additional allowances

TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of Department - Design & Technology to join the team here at Shenley Academy, the purpose of this role is to provide day to day leadership for the department and be accountable for the quality of teaching, learning and educational outcomes ensuring they are in line with the Academy’s strategic plan

  • 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 Product Design and Textiles 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.
  • Have an overview of and contribute to the planning and delivery of continuous professional development and training related to your area.
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil progress and achievement against targets in your area.
  • Liaise with colleagues to identify and co-ordinate pupil support and intervention strategies
  • Workforce planning for current and future demands to ensure sufficient, appropriately trained staff are available to effectively perform day-to-day requirements and manage periods of peak work volumes to meet KPIs
  • Actively lead and participate in the recruitment and selection process of new team members

What the school offers its staff

  • Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
  • Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
  • 24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme

Commitment to safeguarding

E-ACT is committed tosafeguarding and promoting the welfare of young peopleand vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject toenhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks andsatisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed topromoting equality, challenging discrimination and developingcommunity cohesion. We welcomeapplications from all sections of the community.

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About Shenley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
850 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
07874641617

Our Academy Shenley Academy has been on an incredible journey, having been judged as inadequate in October 2018 to an overall judgement of Good in July 2021, with: · outstanding leadership and management · outstanding personal development · outstanding behaviour and attitudes. We are a forward-thinking and dynamic 11-16 academy set in a beautiful 37-acre site in Birmingham. Our moto is ‘building futures, changing lives’ and our most recent OFSTED report states: “..this is exactly what happens here. Everyone involved in the school is committed to every pupil’s welfare, well-being and academic success. Pupils’ mental health is front and centre in leaders’ thinking and decision making”, OFSTED July 2021 https://shenleyacademy.e-act.org.uk/about/ofsted-reports/ The curriculum is at the heart of everything that we do, and we are committed to providing our pupils with an exceptional education and wider school experience, supporting every individual to achieve the very best possible outcomes.

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