This job expired on 2 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    2 July 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Contract type

Job summary

Do you want to be part of a transformational team at one of the top schools for progress in the country? We are a high performing school and have a relentless focus on high standards in all that we do. We work together to dismantle any barriers to learning and achievement and have a total belief that every student can be successful regardless of their starting point. We ensure that our classrooms are disruption-free so our teachers can focus on the main thing – teaching and learning.  We have a strict discipline policy, and the senior team run daily centralised detentions so that consequences are immediate and teacher time is protected. Paddington Academy is a mixed Academy for 1,200 students aged 11-18. The Academy was judged to be outstanding by OFSTED in 2011 and was described by the Education Minister as a ‘jewel in the crown of state education’. Our thriving and oversubscribed Academy also has a large Sixth Form with over 300 students and we have consistently been in the top 1% of schools for student progress for the last seven years. We are looking for someone to establish a Design and Technology department.  As Subject Leader you will implement an ambitious curriculum and ensure there is high-quality teaching and learning across the department which will enthuse and motivate students and bring out the best in them.     The ideal candidate will: - Be an outstanding and inspirational teacher of Design and Technology -Be able to lead the development of the curriculum in Design and Technology -Be able to lead teaching and learning in Design and Technology - Be committed to continually improving their teaching and learning; - Be committed to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses; - Have the belief that every student can be successful; - Have the desire to make a real difference to the lives of our students.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1235 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Paddington Academy

Paddington Academy ensures that every student is well-educated, has the opportunity to attend university, and is able to lead a happy and fulfilled life. Paddington Academy shares the objective of bringing out 'the best in everyone', enabling each student to become a balanced, happy and articulate person with the intellectual freedom to be creative; confidence to initiate; flexibility to respond to challenge, change and adversity; compassion to serve others; spirit to enjoy life; integrity to be trustworthy; and motivation to have a lifelong love of learning. 

Arranging a visit to Paddington Academy

Our school is always open - please let us know a convenient time for you and we will try to accommodate.  

School location

50 Marylands Road, London, W9 2DR

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