Head of Technology, Resistant Materials & Engineering

Paxman Academy, Colchester, CO2 9DB

This job expired on 17 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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£25,714 - £41,604

Head of Technology, Resistant Materials & Engineering job summary

Subject Leader Technology, Resistant Materials and Engineering
Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale/ TLR2b
Start Date: September 2022

The Role
Due to the continuing growth of the school, we are seeking an outstanding individual to monitor and maintain high standards of student attainment and progress within the subject area of Technology and to monitor and support student achievement.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:
● Be accountable for student progress and development within the department.
● Be innovative in own teaching and to develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
● Take a lead in planning collaboratively with colleagues in order to promote effective practice.
● Ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies determined by the Local Governance Committee and Headteacher.
● Be accountable for leading, managing and developing subjects within the department.
● Effectively manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department to support the designated curriculum portfolio.

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:
● Qualified Teacher Status
● Ability to teach lessons that challenge, motivate and inspire all students.
● A passion for teaching and making a real difference to young people
● Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

If you are a dynamic teacher with experience, who would like to work in a supportive and collaborative environment and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required to join our school, please apply.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Paxman School?
We can offer you:
● A Competitive Salary
● Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
● Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
● Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Additional Information:
For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk
To Apply
To apply for this post, please apply by via The Sigma Trust website.
Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV’s and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.
Closing date: Midday, Tuesday 17th May 2022
Interviews will be held during week commencing 16th May 2022

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.
The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision ‘To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts’, where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

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About Paxman Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
355 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01255 750913

Subject Leader Technology, Resistant Materials and Engineering
Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale/ TLR2b
Start Date: September 2022

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