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Head of Design Technology

Soham Village College, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5AA

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    29 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£32,731 - £48,621

Head of Design Technology job summary

Required from September 2022: an inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher, to lead our Design Technology department. This position has become available due to career progression of the current holder. The successful candidate will join a forward looking and committed team of ambitious, reflective and outstanding teachers in a department which values excellent outcomes for all. The faculty is highly respected within the school and is well resourced and supported by several TAs and technicians. There is extensive participation in GCSE with exceptional results and a thriving extra-curricular offer.

The school is oversubscribed and enjoys a considerable reputation in the local area for its academic excellence and caring ethos. In December 2016, Ofsted described the way in which the school promotes students’ personal development and its work to support students as outstanding.

Ofsted also identified “a culture of academic excellence” which is consistently reflected in the school’s GCSE results.

There is a strong culture of teaching and learning in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available in school. Ofsted praised the “good opportunities for staff to develop professionally” and commented that “staff are highly positive about the training they receive.” In addition they reported that “newly qualified teachers speak effusively about the support they receive.”

There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels.

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About Soham Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1382 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Soham Village College is a delightful place to learn and to work. We have skilled, committed teams of teachers and associate staff who help create a supportive working atmosphere. Relationships between staff and students are a strength of the school and students have highly positive attitudes to learning. Students clearly enjoy their learning and good teaching motivates students well. As a result, behaviour is good in classrooms and during social time.

We pride ourselves on the wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities which we offer to our students. We strive for excellence in and out of the classroom and we have been delighted by the successes of our students of all abilities and interests.

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