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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food Technology

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Full Time. Part time Part time to be discussed at interview

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Head of Technology to lead a high-performing, forward thinking and cohesive department into the next stage of its delivery of a great quality of education. The Axholme Academy is committed to providing our students with a broad curriculum throughout their learning journey and Technology subjects are central to this.

We teach an ambitious and rigorous curriculum with a clear focus on supporting all students to achieve positive outcomes and go ‘Beyond Expectations’. You will work with the staff within Technology, the Senior Leadership team, other Heads of Department and the wider Academy team to continually drive standards across the department.

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • Professional and innovative to provide effective leadership and management for the Technology Department

  • An excellent classroom practitioner with excellent subject knowledge

  • Well organised and motivated to support students of all abilities and needs

  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential

  • Collaborative and able to build strong professional relationships

  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude

  • Confident and have strong career aspirations

  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and well-being of everyone at the school

The post is suitable for both experienced leaders and those for whom this would be their first leadership role. What is important to us is that we appoint someone who is totally

committed to the post and can demonstrate the ability to consistently deliver quality leadership and first class Teaching and Learning across the 11-16 age range. We need someone who will work effectively and enthusiastically as our Head of Technology and with other colleagues to continue moving the department forward and raising the profile of Technology throughout the Academy and beyond.

What the school offers its staff

The Axholme Academy is an ambitious, forward thinking and friendly Academy serving the market town of Crowle and surrounding villages. We are increasingly becoming the first choice school for parents in the localarea, not just those in our traditional catchment area of the market town of Crowle and surrounding villages but also those traditionally catered for by different local authorities.

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)
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 The Axholme Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
534 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01724 710368


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