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Head of Subject- Design and Technology

Clapton Girls' Academy, London

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
Main pay range (£32,157- £42,624)* Upper pay range (£46,971- £52,108)* TLR 2b (£4,781)*

Job summary

Head of Subject- Design and Technology
Inner London Area
Main pay range (£32,157- £42,624)*
Upper pay range (£46,971- £52,108)*
TLR 2b (£4,781)*
Required: asap

 Are you an enthusiastic leader looking to develop your practice in a new environment?

 Are you passionate about Design and Technology and able to inspire others?

 Are you committed to making a difference to the lives of young people in Hackney?

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join our happy and successful team.

We welcome applications from excellent teachers with the experience, or potential, to lead our Design and Technology department.

The successful candidate will:
• Be passionate about Design and Technology.
• Ideally be a Resistant Materials/ Product Design specialist.
• Have a proven track record of impact on student progress.
• Have experience of teaching the new GCSE Design and Technology specification and ideally A Level.
• Be flexible in teaching the whole spectrum of Design and Technology based subjects, including Food and Nutrition and Textiles.
• Be keen to promote and further expand the subject and enhance uptake at KS4 and KS5.
• Be a dynamic, career minded professional.

In return we offer:
• A rewarding role in an outstanding academy.
• The opportunity to progress your career.
• Enthusiastic and engaged students and a culture of high aspirations.
• A dedicated faculty that work collaboratively.
• Excellent facilities.
• Comprehensive staff benefits.

Clapton Girls’ Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be DBS checked at an enhanced level before any offer is made. Inf
ormation and an application pack:
Telephone: 020 8985 6641
E-mail: recruitment@clapton.hackney.sch.uk
Visit the school website: www.clapton.hackney.sch.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 20th January 2021

Interview date: w/c 25th January 2021, there is flexibility around the interview date given the current national public health situation

Employee benefits

• A rewarding role in an outstanding academy.
• The opportunity to progress your career.
• Enthusiastic and engaged students and a culture of high aspirations.
• A dedicated faculty that work collaboratively.
• Excellent facilities.
• Comprehensive staff benefits.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1200 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 985 6641

About Clapton Girls' Academy

Dear Candidate,
Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Head of Subject - Design and Technology at Clapton Girls’ Academy.
We are an outstanding 11-19 academy. We prioritise high quality learning and teaching to ensure successful student achievement. Our students are keen to learn and a pleasure to teach. We provide a warm and welcoming learning environment with a strong team of committed teachers and support staff. Staff can develop their teaching practice through a number of opportunities, including ongoing CPD, access to a range of courses and through our status as a World Class School and leading member of the Hackney Teaching Schools Alliance (HTSA).
Student outcomes at Clapton Girls’ Academy are outstanding. Results have been on a positive trajectory for the past 4 years. 80% of our students achieved grade 9-4 in both English and Maths in 2020. Progress is outstanding with students achieving on average a whole grade higher than expected in all GCSE subjects. This has been achieved with a cohort where approximately half of students are from disadvantaged backgrounds and results achieved by these students are significantly better than similar students nationally. Our popular sixth from continues to grow. Our Key Stage 5 results are among the best in Hackney and our results for A Level and BTEC are in the top 1% of sixth forms nationally.
Our Technology department is housed in a purpose built block with state of the art equipment. The block contains mutli- material workshops, a computer suite, a newly refurbished food room and a laser cutter. There is also a full time technician.
We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners. We expect hard work, skill and dedication, and in return will provide an excellent working environment, competitive rates of pay and a comprehensive staff benefits package.
If you feel that you can make a positive contribution at Clapton Girls’ Academy, please apply via our website, http://www.clapton.hackney.sch.uk/current-vacancies/teaching-vacancies/
If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit to the academy, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to reading your application.

School location

Laura Place, London, E5 0RB

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