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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership scale commensurate with experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please note that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis with the view of a successful appointment being made before 31st May 2024.

Stationers' Crown Woods Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Practitioner - Design & Technology to join our established and successful team from September 2024. Design & Technology at SCWA is exceptionally popular. We offer a variety of courses that equip students with practical skills and innovative thinking. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping and enhancing the design and technology curriculum across the academy. This position is ideal for an innovative and dedicated educator who is committed to developing comprehensive educational strategies that support positive outcomes and foster a supportive, inclusive school culture.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Demonstrated expertise in design and technology education.
  • Experience teaching product design and using CAD/CAM systems is preferable.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of effectively engaging with students, staff, and parents.
  • Proven ability to implement strategic initiatives and manage change effectively.
  • A deep understanding of the challenges faced by students in urban educational environments.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and a passion for educational excellence.

This is a permanent opportunity offering leadership scale commensurate with experience.

What the school offers its staff

We know that exceptional Design & Technology practitioners are in high demand which is why we are offering a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 or £3,000 for the right candidate (The first instalment payable upon joining, and the second payable after 1 year's service).

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A salary commensurate with the profile of the post;
  • Bespoke CPD with mentoring and coaching opportunities;

About us: Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy (SCWA) is an academy which possesses all the essential ingredients to become a truly exceptional school.

In line with the ethos of all Leigh Academies Trust schools, our commitment to 'human-scale' education through a schools-within-schools model ensures every student is recognised and valued. At the heart of SCWA is robust pastoral care, which prioritises strong partnerships with parents and carers.

‘Pupils appreciate the close working relationships that they build with staff through belonging to one of the four small schools’ - OFSTED January 2023

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, the IB philosophy is at the heart of our curriculum. We offer the IB Middle Years Programme for Years 7-9, a programme designed to nurture happy, curious, well-rounded, independent, globally aware, and resilient students. Moreover, our students enjoy an extensive range of clubs and activities. We are one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award providers in the South, with hundreds of students achieving Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels every year. Additionally, as one of only six state schools with a Marine Combined Cadet Force (CCF), we offer a unique experience to every pupil.

‘A rich range of visits and activities are made available to pupils’. - OFSTED January 2023

Our dedicated and skilled team of professionals is key to transforming lives and securing the best outcomes for every student. We provide a wealth of professional development opportunities demonstrating our investment in our staff's professional growth.

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 Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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