2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    15 April 2024 or by arrangement

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range + TLR2c

Additional allowances

TLR2c allowance of £7,368 per annum.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an experienced Teacher looking for the next step in your career? Or are you an experienced Head of Design and Technology seeking a new opportunity?

We are seeking a teaching professional to join our outstanding team here at The Hastings Academy, as we look to appoint a Head of Design and Technology. We particularly welcome applicants who have the ability to teach either food or automotive technologies.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Leading and managing the delivery of the curriculum across the school, ensuring that it is implemented effectively and meets the needs of all students.
  • Leading and managing a team of teachers, providing guidance and support to ensure high-quality teaching and learning.
  • Contributing to the school's leadership and management team by promoting the school's vision, values and policies.

Please refer to the attached job description for full details. If you would like to arrange an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Harriett Catt at: h.catt@thehastingsacademy.org.uk.

Our successful candidate will receive a TLR2callowance of £7,368 per annum.

Key dates:

Closing date: 25 February 2024

Interview date: Week commencing 26 February 2024

Proposed start date: 15 April 2024 or by arrangement

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity Giving

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Applying for the job

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About The Hastings Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
862 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Hastings Academy

Our mission is to provide all our students with the opportunities they need to become well-rounded citizens who believe in themselves, value others and can make a positive difference to their world.

We believe in every student’s potential, and we encourage them to aim high. We teach them to have respect for themselves, the community and each other.

All who work and are a part of The Hastings Academy are continually striving to ensure we are the academy of choice. It has a published admissions number of 180 (900 pupils in total) and hosts a special facility for up to 10 young people with speech, language, and communication difficulties.

Arranging a visit to The Hastings Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email h.catt@thehastingsacademy.org.uk.

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