• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00am

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Upper Pay Scale

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational leader of Design and Technology who has experience of raising student aspirations.

The department will be offering a focused curriculum to support the development of STEM within the Academy. Leaders are driven to promote STEM to strengthen attainment in the core subjects of Science and Mathematics. For this reason, the candidate should be passionate about developing students' awareness of opportunities that exist within the STEM/Design and Technology industry and inspire students to seek and engage in opportunities at University, apprenticeships or training routes.

At Dover Christ Church Academy we are proud of our destinations, last year 54% of our Post 16 students progressed to University, with the majority attending Canterbury Christ Church. CCCU have recently opened a £65m faculty for Science, Engineering, Technology and Health Care. Consequently the STEM curriculum development at DCCA should align students to take advantage of this facility and their strong links with industry and employers to produce work ready engineering graduates who can make an active contribution to 21st century society.

The department currently offers a broad Design and Technology curriculum at Key Stage 3 with Engineering, Construction and Catering routes at Key Stage 4. The department sits within the Creative Arts Faculty and so has wider scope to develop and grow opportunities within Art and Design, Creative Media and Computing.

Interested candidates are invited to contact the Academy to arrange a visit with a member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for this department.

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
809 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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About Dover Christ Church Academy

Dover Christ Church Academy is an 11-18 mixed, non-selective Academy, located in semi-rural surroundings on the outskirts of Dover, conveniently situated near to motorway links and within easy reach continent. Aspen2 at designated provider for students with a wide range profound, severe complex special educational needs. With support from our sponsor, Canterbury University, we have developed aspirational successful where equip skills knowledge they need their future. The committed safeguarding promoting welfare children. All posts will be subject satisfactory references applicants required undertake Enhanced Disclosure via DBS.

School location

Melbourne Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT16 2EG

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