Head of Design Technology Redruth School, Redruth, Cornwall

Job description

Redruth School is one of the most progressive schools in Cornwall and we would like someone who is passionate about learning to join us on our journey to outstanding. You would be joining a vibrant, committed workforce in beautiful West Cornwall.

We are seeking to appoint an aspirational and dynamic practitioner to further develop our already excellent Design Technology Faculty. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and a passion for learning, and will empower our students to exceed expectations across Key Stages 3 and 4. Experience in teaching Product Design/Engineering would be useful but is not essential.

Design Technology is a supportive department of committed and hardworking staff who are collectively passionate and proud of their teaching activities that inspire and nurture our learners. The vacancy provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high-quality and well-resourced environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative teacher with a passion for their subject and student learning. If you have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and motivation to make a difference, we would welcome your application.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree
Further qualifications in the appropriate subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Proven track record of outstanding teaching across Key Stages 3 and 4
Prior experience of leadership in Design Technology and/or of leading successful improvement projects
Ability to lead a team and motivate others who are part of that team to reach the highest of standards
Ability to articulate a clear vision and direction for the Faculty
Proven track record of strong and effective behaviour management strategies
Experience of effectively using data to analyse student progress and secure improved outcomes
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to maintain a good working atmosphere within the classroom
Strong understanding of safeguarding issues within a school and promoting the welfare of students in their care

Employee benefits

TLR - negotiable at interview

About Redruth School

Tolgus Vean, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1TA
LA Maintained School
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