- MPS /UPS
Head of Department - Technology job summary
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of Department - 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 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.
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
Coach, mentor and develop staff including overseeing new employee onboarding, agreeing objectives, performance management, appraisal and career planning and identify CPD needs and opportunities
We welcome applications from textiles, product and food subjects.
For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.
In return the trust offers:
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
E-ACT is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 28 Academies spanning the length breath of the country. Our hopes and aspirations of every one of our pupils is the same. By encouraging them to Think Big and believe that anything is possible, by showing them the importance of Team Spirit and by teaching them to carefully think through their decisions to do The Right Thing, we know that everyone of our pupils can realise their potential with us.
Our community includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professional across the country.
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.
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About Shenley Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 19
- School size
- 882 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 19
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
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.