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Lead Teacher of Design and Technology

Ormiston Bushfield Academy, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Scale

Job summary

Ormiston Bushfield Academy is a good school (OFSTED – December 2019) with the recent inspection stating:

• Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school
• Leaders have the same high expectations of every pupil, whatever their background.
• They encourage every pupil to do their best and to model the school’s shared values of ‘Opportunity, Belief and Aspiration’

The Academy is continuing to expand and due to its popularity and increasing student numbers, a new £6 million wing was opened in September 2018. This extension is an addition to the £20.6 million state-of-the-art building that was completed September 2012, giving every student the opportunity to learn in an exciting and inspiring environment at an Academy that has been recognised for its high standards of inclusion.

The Academy has continued to build on the successes of the last few years and achieved strong results at GCSE & A-Level in the summer. It is conveniently located close to the Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire & Lincolnshire borders & benefits from excellent road and rail links.

For September 2021, we are seeking to appoint a dedicated, well-qualified and highly motivated Lead Teacher of Design Technology. In the last 5 years, the department has been consistently achieving GCSE results in excess of 75% Grade 4+/ A*-C with a high positive Progress 8 score maintained. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork & support, where staff are committed to raising attainment.

Applications are welcomed from both experienced & newly qualified teachers (we offer a full induction programme for NQTs). Visits to the Academy are encouraged and if this post has attracted your interest, we also welcome enquirers to telephone for an informal discussion in the first instance.

The successful candidate will:
• Be an inspirational & well-qualified teacher of Design Technology with outstanding subject knowledge;
• Be able to drive continuous improvement in teaching and learning within the subject, raising standards and ensuring student achievement is maximised;
• Be confident in the use of systems and data tracking;
• Be able to effectively communicate with students, parents and staff;
• Be keen to make a difference to the education of OBA students.

We offer:
• Personalised professional development;
• An opportunity to join a well-established department at an Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support;
• Laptops for all staff ;
• An opportunity to join a friendly & supportive staff at this popular oversubscribed Academy recognised for its continued improvement.
• Free use of state-of-the-art gymnasium facilities.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people & expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of two references & an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Employee benefits

TLR 2A £2873

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
952 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Ormiston Bushfield Academy

11-18 Secondary

Arranging a visit to Ormiston Bushfield Academy

Please contact Maureen Roberts on maureen.roberts@bushfield.co.uk or by telephone to 01733-404345 for details of arranging for an informal discussion relating to this role.

School location

Ortongate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5RQ

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