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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 10:50am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Computing, Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525 Per Year

Additional allowances

Plus TLR2 - £9,272

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Faculty (Design Technology, Business and Computer Science) from September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Faculty who is creative and passionate about teaching Design and Technology across all key stages and can lead and manage the Department to new heights.

In addition to Design Technology, the successful candidate will also be accountable for student progress and the quality of education within Business and Computer Science. You would be expected to coach, develop and enhance the teaching practice of others across these subject areas.

You will demonstrate clear leadership qualities and be able to convey your own excitement for learning.

As a teacher at BHFCS, you must be an excellent practitioner dedicated to seeing every pupil achieve their maximum potential. If you are looking for a school that will help you to grow, inspire and develop, this may be the role for you.

What we are looking for:

  • A professional who is forward thinking and capable of inspiring students
  • A successful teacher who believes in bringing out the best in every student and who believes in the potential of all
  • A team player who is committed to continuing the journey of raising levels of achievement for all our students and be able to build on successes in order to move the department forward
  • An individual who has the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.

Why choose our school?

  • Join a highly successful school that has an exceptional track record for training teachers
  • We offer excellent opportunities for professional development and a bespoke programme of support and training based on individual needs
  • Small A level classes ensuring high quality of teaching and progress at Key Stage 5
  • £1,000 Golden Hello to welcome you to our team
  • A unique ethos due to our Catholic identity with students at the heart of all that we do

The Design Technology department is led by the subject leader and staffed by an additional teacher, a Food Technician and a Design Technician.

Currently, Design Product and Food are both taught at GCSE and Design Product at KS5. There may be the opportunity to introduce Food at KS5.

The department benefits from a suite of specialist classrooms fully equipped to deliver the curriculum and a range of extra-curricular opportunities are offered.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to develop in a dynamic environment where strong professional relationships exist.

We are part of the PiXL group of schools, whose aim is to promote student achievement through academic success.

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School is a successful and oversubscribed school. We are committed to character education, helping students flourish not only through academic excellence but by offering them the opportunities to grow and develop.

It’s an exciting time to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated staff.

What the school offers its staff

A job description and application form can be downloaded from our website - https://www.hughfaringdon.org/home/join-us/vacancies/

You can also submit your application via the upload application link on our website.

Further information can also be obtained from Karyn Stiles, HR Officer – recruitment@hughfaringdon.org

Closing Date – Sunday 26th May 2024

Applications considered upon receipt. Interviews will be organised as and when applications are received.

The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
994 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@hughfaringdon.org.

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