Head of Design & Technology Chiltern Hills Academy, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Job description

 Strong teacher of Design & Technology
 Knowledge of the BTEC specification (construction)
 Knowledge of textiles
 Strong leadership and team-building qualities
 An outstanding classroom practitioner who is passionate about
teaching and learning
 Aspirations to senior leadership
 High expectations for student achievement
 A commitment to raising standards for all

Essential educational requirements

relevant undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Undergraduate degree, PGCE, QTS

Essential skills and experience

 Strong teacher of Design & Technology
 Knowledge of the BTEC specification (construction)
 Knowledge of textiles
 Strong leadership and team-building qualities
 An outstanding classroom practitioner who is passionate about teaching and learning
 Aspirations to senior leadership
 High expectations for student achievement
 A commitment to raising standards for all

Employee benefits

TLR, CPD


About Chiltern Hills Academy

Chiltern Hills Academy is a Church of England, co-educational secondary school in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There are circa 1015 students on the school roll, approximately 100 of whom study in the sixth form. Chiltern Hills Academy converted to academy status in 2011 and is jointly sponsored by the Diocese of Oxford and Buckinghamshire County Council. We are situated in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamsire in the Chiltern Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated close to the M40 and the M25, Chesham is on the end of Metropolitan line of the London Underground and is 28 miles north-west of London. There is ample parking on-site. Renting here is cheaper than in central London and if you enjoy travelling, it takes about 40 minutes by car to Heathrow. The Eligva Theatre, Lowndes Park and an open-air heated swimming pool are just some of the many public amenities available in the town. Chesham is renowned for its community spirit and there are many recreational and community groups catering for the diverse and active population. Chiltern Hills Academy aims to provide an environment that excites, motivates and challenges students, encouraging lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them. The secondary school is founded on Christian values and principles, with an ethos that promotes personal responsibility, self-respect, respect for the beliefs and views of others, self-confidence and a commitment to success and achievement. Principal Kevin Patrick

Address
Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2RG
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Chiltern Hills Academy website (opens in a new window)