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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main / Upper pay scale

Additional allowances

TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a brilliant Subject Leader for Design Technology who can drive student engagement and secure high quality teaching and learning across the Design Technology Curriculum.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious team and lead the School’s Design Technology provision. You will play a crucial role in actively shaping the curriculum’s development and future success. Your experience, subject expertise and vision will make a real difference to the lives of our young people.

We have a strong commitment to ensuring all students engage with the curriculum and are able to achieve beyond their own expectations. As the Subject Lead, you will be dedicated to bringing a love of learning to our students by securing high quality teaching in all areas of the Design Technology curriculum. You will role model best practice and the development of teaching and learning techniques. You will be joining a school which invests in all its staff through subject specific CPD, and places great emphasis on its own programme of professional growth. This is a position that will offer you a platform to make a real difference both to your students and the staff you will inspire.

You will work with a team of talented and dedicated teachers to promote excellent teaching and learning, and the continued development of the curriculum in line with the school’s strategic objectives. With a real commitment to quality improvement, you will be able to closely monitor student progress to support individual achievement. You must be extremely motivated and able to demonstrate excellent professional standards.

What the school offers its staff

The School is part of the BePART Educational Trust which was set up by Birkenhead Sixth Form College, an Ofsted Outstanding post-16 specialist, recently awarded TES Sixth Form College of the Year. The School and the College work together collaboratively to share and develop educational best practice and create an inspiring culture with opportunities for career development. The Birkenhead Park School aims to achieve “Ambition and Excellence for All” and we are committed to providing the best possible education for every student. The School is driven by the values of Positivity, Ambition, Resilience, and Thoughtfulness.

We have recently been awarded a Silver Award by the Teacher Development Trust Network. This follows being awarded a Runner-Up prize in Educate North Awards’ Innovative and Creative Literacy accolade, acknowledging the school-wide Literacy Programme that has proven to have a significant effect in raising students’ reading ages and all-round academic ability.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Birkenhead Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applications will only be considered when submitted on a fully completed application form. All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.
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About Birkenhead Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
732 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0151 652 1574

The Birkenhead Park School is a co-educational secondary school for children aged 11-16 and has over 700 students on roll. It is an exciting time to join us as we are on an ambitious journey of transformation and are looking for staff who are motivated to make a real make a difference to the community we serve. The School is part of BePART Educational Trust which was set up by Birkenhead Sixth Form College, an Ofsted Outstanding post-16 specialist, recently awarded TES Sixth Form College of the Year. The School and the College work together collaboratively to share and develop educational best practice and create an inspiring culture with opportunities for career development. The Birkenhead Park School aims to achieve “Ambition and Excellence for All” and we are committed to providing the best possible education for every student. The School is driven by the values of Positivity, Ambition, Resilience, and Thoughtfulness.

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