an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative
Lead practitioner for Technology. Crestwood Community School is one school, with
two campuses serving central Eastleigh, we have grown in popularity and are now
oversubscribed in every year group. The Senior Team are very cohesive and together
have driven the whole school ethos, culture and improvements, we are
This post will work in conjunction with the
Achievement Leader for Technology focussing on teaching and learning
development across the faculty. You will
be based across both campuses and will play a key role in observing and
improving the practice of staff, ensuring protocols and procedures are
followed, tackling in a professional manner, and by policy, any deficiencies.
You will also work pastorally across the school supporting students to achieve
high standards of behaviour.
The post will encompass:
- Leading the Teaching & Learning within
- Contributing on deep dives into various
aspects of teaching and learning themes
- Working with Achievement Leaders to identify
any support and CPD needed within your faculty
- Providing coaching support
- Responding to training needs of staff
identified through performance management
- Contribute to delivering the ECT and SCITT programme
We are looking for
someone who can play an active role in contributing to the already high
standards of developments in the school and has a clarity and understanding
about the strategic direction of our school.
This post offers an
exciting career opportunity and for someone who aspires to Senior Leadership. The post would suit an experienced
teacher who will continue to foster the supportive and collaborative
environment we are renowned for.
For the successful candidate, a commitment to
raising standards in a comprehensive school and a passion for developing young
adults as good citizens is essential:
this entails a commitment to all learners, to excellence for all, and a
belief that a good school will make a significant difference to learners’ life
chances, levels of attainment and the wellbeing of the community as a whole.
As a school we take staff well being
seriously. We offer staff the following:
- wellbeing weeks, with no commitments scheduled
- free lunch every day
- free tea and coffee
- half termly cooked breakfasts
- accrued inset days, taken as twilights, giving
staff an additional 4 days off a year
- One wellbeing day per year (during term-time),
to be taken at their chosen time (after a qualifying period)
- weekly thank you bulletin
- birthday cards
- heads discretionary leaves of absence for
- acts of random kindness
- access to mental health first aiders
The Technology Faculty is a leading faculty
across both campuses. The faculty comprises ICT & Computing, Business
Studies and Design & Technology. In ICT & Computing at Key Stage 3,
students will have 75 minutes of ICT time every fortnight.
They undertake a wide range of topics within
the National Curriculum Computing Strategy, including Computational Thinking,
Using Data, Creative Graphic Design Web Design, E-Safety, Cyber Security and
the Use of ICT in Society and the Wider World. Topics are often project based
to provide a real-world feel. At Key Stage 4, students get the opportunity to
take GCSE Computer Science or BTEC Creative Media Production as an option
subject. However, within our ethos to constantly find the most innovative and
dynamic curriculum mix, we are always looking at the merits of new courses.
Business Studies is a massively popular option subject at Key Stage 4, with
students able to opt for the BTEC Tech Award in Enterprise. In Design &
Technology, students have 75 minutes of subject time a week at Key Stage 3 and
complete subject rotations in the specialisms: Resistant Materials, Textiles,
Food and Graphics. At Key Stage 4, they can opt for GCSE Design &
Technology or GCSE Food and Nutrition.
We will be holding pre-booked tours for prospective candidates, where
they can see the school and meet with Krista Dawkins, Headteacher or other
Senior Leaders. These can be booked by emailing email@example.com. Any
questions or queries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your application should comprise of the
Hampshire Teaching application form, a supporting statement in which you should
outline your experience to date, the reasons for your interest in the post,
your suitability for it and what you will bring to this role and its
development. You can find an application form and job description on the school
website under School Information/Vacancies.
Applications, with the names and addresses of two
referees, should be returned to me, Krista Dawkins, Head Teacher at email@example.com
Crestwood Community School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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