This job expired on 6 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Design and technology, Food Technology
Working pattern
Full time
Monday to Friday
Contract type
L11-L15 £54091 - £59581

Job summary

This is a great opportunity with a national remit for a Technology specialist to join the leadership of our central team and make a difference to the lives and outcomes of the 30,000 young people we serve. It's a Head Office post but can be based at any of our OAT schools.

About the job:

We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to work as a Lead Practitioner for Technology to work across our trust.

The support you offer our leaders and teachers will be vital in ensuring that all our schools achieve the same successes. Joining a school improvement team led by a National Director, you will use your passion, subject knowledge and expertise in Technology to drive forward the quality of the curriculum and teaching and learning. The role is two-fold. You will contribute to the development of a curriculum of the highest quality for our academies and you will coach and develop Technology teachers and leaders in your area of the country. Alongside this core role, you will model great practice through a partial teaching timetable in a school within 20 miles of your home (your base school). This in an exciting role that requires flexibility, a team spirit, and a willingness to learn and it will suit individuals who want to take a step-up and work at a more strategic level in Technology across a range of schools.

About you:

Our expectations are high. We want OAT to be nationally renowned for excellence in Technology. We are aiming to ensure that all our schools show strong progress in the subject so that students can progress onto further study, university or employment of their choice.

Regular travel between academies is a necessity of the post.

The successful candidate will:

be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of securing sustained excellent outcomes.

have up-to-date knowledge of Technology curriculum and assessment requirements.

be able to provide advice on a broad range of technology subjects including resistant materials and catering.

have a keen interest in learning more about teaching Technology and developing quality materials and curriculum resources.

be proficient in teaching Technology to A Level.

have proven experience of identifying and implementing effective strategies for improving attainment in Technology in challenging schools at KS3 and KS4.

have an interest in Primary delivery and curriculum.

have a highly effective style that is both consultative and influential.

be able to demonstrate resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement.

be able to work across a group of schools and show significant impact in developing capacity and improving outcomes for young people.

In return, we offer great career prospects in a supportive environment, commitment to your continued professional development, pension, health cash plan and other generous staff discounts.

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

About Ormiston Academies Trust

About OAT:

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is a not-for-profit sponsor of over 40 schools – currently 32 secondary schools, six primary schools, four alternative provision schools and one special school. Our vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential, whether going on to study at a leading university or entering the world of work. We are determined to become the Trust that makes the biggest difference, both inside and outside the classroom.

Our successful family of schools educates over 30,000 students across many areas of the country. We are continuing to improve outcomes for our students despite being largely in areas of historic academic under-achievement.

Head office location

Birmingham, B1 1BD

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