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.
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.
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