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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

32407 - £48055

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspiring Head of Design Technology and Engineering to lead an effective department.

Head of Design Technology & Engineering

1 Windmill RoadEdmonton, LONDON, N18 1NBUnited Kingdom

Main Pay Range/ Upper Pay Range (Outer London Weighting) + TLR2c (£7,368)

Salary negotiable dependent upon experience

Full Time, Permanent

September 2023 start date

Aylward Academy is a community where inspirational teaching, self-evaluation and self-improvement are evident from the moment you enter our Academy. Our students are diverse, exciting and talented - and the same is true of our staff. We put a huge emphasis on professional development, most of it in-house, and are proud of the high number of good and outstanding teachers who work in our school. We are also noted for our 'can-do attitude. We are proud to serve the communities around Enfield as an 11-18 school and we were judged as a 'Good academy' by Ofsted in July 2021.

We are looking to appoint an innovative, enthusiastic and inspiring Head of Design Technology and Engineering to lead an effective department to ensure that all students make excellent progress and achieve well at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. If you are an outstanding, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher or aspiring leader who holds QTS and has the ability to teach DT and Engineering across all key stages, please get in touch.

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for teaching Design Technology and Engineering, a commitment to promoting high-quality teaching and learning within this department, the ability to successfully lead and inspire students and staff to be the best they can be. Candidates must be able to teach Engineering at KS5 level.

About the department:



What the school offers its staff

The DTE Department has 2 full time members of teaching staff alongside a full time technician. The curriculum for KS3 pupils is very practical based to teach the pupils all the key practical skills they will need for GCSE. Students currently study Design Technology (Product Design) and Level 1/2 Construction at KS4. We have a large number of students who have chosen Level 3 Engineering at A Level. Our curriculum is spiral which allows students to build on skills learnt year on year.The department has a range of modern design facilities. These include:

  • 2 workshops
  • 1 large Prep Room
  • 1 CAD Lab with 30 PCs and Laser cutting/3D printing facilities

We also have the following equipment to enable the best possible teaching experience:

  • A2 Spirit GS Laser cutter
  • Cube Pro 3D Printer
  • CNC Routers
  • Metal & Wood Lathe
  • A CAD suite with industry-standard software including Fusion 360 and AutoCAD
  • Pewter Casting machine

Aylward Academy is most definitely a school on the rise. GCSE outcomes are up, attendance to school is up, student adherence to the school ethos is positive and this is in a context where exclusions from school are minimal. Our community is one where we strongly believe that education is about attaining good qualifications as well as developing young people into active and positive contributors to society. We welcome professionals that are passionate in guiding young people in these crucial years of their development.

At Aylward, we place strong emphasis on professional development and believe a culture of shared leadership teamed with an unwavering passion for teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do.

Closing date: Monday June 12th 2023


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.



Further details about the role

In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV's. Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part-time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for teaching Design Technology and Engineering, a commitment to promoting high-quality teaching and learning within this department, the ability to successfully lead and inspire students and staff to be the best they can be. Candidates must be able to teach Engineering at KS5 level.

At Aylward, we place strong emphasis on professional development and believe a culture of shared leadership teamed with an unwavering passion for teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do.

About Aylward Academy:

Aylward Academy is a community where inspirational teaching, self-evaluation and self-improvement are evident from the moment you enter our Academy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Academies Enterprise Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special academies. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network of schools which span nearly every region in the country.

This is a hugely exciting time to be joining the organisation, and as we pivot from being in turnaround mode to becoming a high-performance organisation on the pathway to sustainable excellence. This will see us building our in-house education improvement capacity and expertise, making sure that our schools have all the support they need to deliver an excellent education for every child, every day.

Our people are our single greatest resource and we want to make sure we are creating the optimum environment and conditions so that everyone in AET can do their very best work. We will only deliver on our promise of excellence for all of our children if we attract, develop and retain the very best talent in the country and surround them with exceptional development throughout their careers.

We want people on our team who are excited by scale and the prospect of having a deep and lasting impact on the lives of tens of thousands of children. We also want people who are intellectually rigorous, stay curious, and generous enough to be committed to the messy challenge of collaboration.

AET has an exciting future ahead and by joining us on this journey, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to make a lasting and meaningful impact on the children and young people in our schools.

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