Head of Technology

Harper Green School, Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0DH

This job expired on 19 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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MPS TI (£25,714 to UPS T9 (£41,604)

Head of Technology job summary

We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic and committed Leader for our Design Technology department. Are you a creative, inspirational and adaptable leader? If so we would like hear from you as to how you would lead our Design Technology Department to improve outcomes for all our students.

Harper Green is looking for a Head of Department who;

• Is an excellent practitioner with an openness to new and innovative ideas
• has high expectations of standards and achievement for staff and students
• is flexible, collaborative & resilient
• contributes to the school’s extracurricular programme
• has the highest of ambitions for our students, the school & yourself
• is a positive role model

In return we will offer you;

• an aspirational supportive Leadership Team and Governing Body. Ambitious, motivated students and supportive parents
• enthusiastic, willing and professional staff
• a network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with & learn from within the school and wider Trust
• a happy, supportive working environment with high expectations and standards

Additional allowances

TLR 2B (£4,784)

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About Harper Green School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1242 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01204 572941

As a school, we are proud of the achievements of our pupils and the successes they achieve. Our highly professional, motivated and creative staff are dedicated to ensuring each child flourishes in a safe and happy environment. Our beliefs are simple: each individual leaves Harper Green with the qualifications and skills needed to realise their ambitions. At Harper Green, we challenge students to explore the furthest reaches of their intellectual, creative, physical and emotional capabilities so that they realise their own infinite potential.

Students at Harper Green foster a love of learning that stays with them beyond leaving the school after year 11. All our staff share a relentless commitment to ensuring that every lesson is engaging, challenging and suited to the learning needs of each individual. This is underpinned by a strong pastoral team that creates an inclusive environment where every child feels supported, safe, happy and valued.

Our Ethos and Values
At Harper Green, we recognise that all pupils are unique with individual talents and needs. As a community, we identify, nurture and develop these talents in an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Our students leave Harper Green with the qualifications needed to realise their ambitions and foster a love of learning that remains with them into their adult life. Students of Harper Green make valuable contributions to society as well-rounded citizens.

As a successful school, we challenge students to explore the furthest reaches of their intellectual, creative, physical, and emotional capabilities to realise their own infinite potential. Our students see learning as a lifelong challenge, enabled by a philosophy of boundless opportunities; students take a responsibility to be central to their own development, striving for constant improvement in a safe environment that fosters strong spiritual and cultural understanding and respect.

Harper Green is the platform for young people to develop into global citizens that can make a valued contribution to society. It is the learning, social and cultural experiences our young students have at Harper Green that are pivotal in shaping the people they become and provides them with the aptitude, achievements, and opportunities to access life beyond school.

“Discovering dreams, achieving ambitions, and transforming lives.”

Harper Green High School is part of Leverhulme Academy Trust with Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form. As a Trust, we work together to ensure that all students receive an excellent education irrespective of their starting point. We relish the opportunity to be a part of the much-needed regeneration of areas we work in and wish to play a full role in the wider community.

The vision of Leverhulme Academy Trust is to provide the highest quality of education that creates a community of happy, successful and well-rounded individuals who can flourish and make a difference in our world.

Discovering dreams, achieving ambitions, and transforming lives.

Staff Values
Our values underpin our mission and provide the basis on which we will achieve our vision.
• Students First: We put our students at the heart of all our decisions
• High Expectations: We have high expectations of both ourselves and others
• Integrity: We do the right thing

Student Values
• Take part
• Work hard
• Do the right thing

Mr Paul Roach
Leverhulme Academy Trust

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Please contact the school on 01204 572941 to discuss.

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