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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main/Upper scale + TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Degree in Design technology or an equivalent qualification
  • QTS

What the school offers its staff

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.

Further details about the role

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.

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
757 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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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 very proud of its caring commitment and innovative approach to educating the community of young people in the area, with award-winning programmes designed to help students in Year 7 – 11 thrive in a high school environment and open pathways to their future. As part of the BePART Educational Trust established by nationally leading sixth form, Birkenhead Sixth Form College, the school encourages students to raise aspirations and unlock their true potential through adopting the school values which are intrinsic to everything we do, across all staff and students – Positivity, Ambition, Resilience and Thoughtfulness. Our values shape every interaction with have and are core to our success in nurturing both academic and personal success for every student. 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.

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