Teacher - Design and Technology / 3D Art & Design

Manchester Health Academy, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

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Subjects Design Technology, Art
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Required for September 2020

The Role
We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional person to join our Faculty of Arts department, who will be responsible for delivering Design and Technology / 3D Art and Design lessons at key stage 3, with the potential of a key stage 4 role in one of the following subjects:
• GCSE Design and Technology (OCR)
• GCSE Art and Design: 3D Design (AQA)
• GCSE Art and Design: Photography (AQA)
• GCSE Art and Design: Graphic Communication (AQA)

This is an excellent opportunity for an NQT looking to begin their teaching career or an experienced teacher looking for their next role where we offer the opportunity to work as part of a supportive and dedicated department.

For each and every person employed at Manchester Health Academy, we offer you excellent CPD, unwavering support from our senior leadership team and continual opportunities for succeed at your own personal and professional development.

The Department
Our Faculty of Arts department currently consists of 6 excellent practitioners. We will provide a comprehensive support and mentoring programme for the successful candidate to ensure you excel at your role and are supported in becoming an outstanding teacher.

Additional benefits to working at MHA
- Teachers Pension Scheme
- Free parking
- Free use of the community gym facilities
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- 10 minute commute to city centre

The School
Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and to accommodate a growing student population we have just completed a further £10 million expansion project.

Our vision is to combine education and health in transforming the futures of our young people.
We are on the journey to becoming the provider of choice in a secondary setting and the hub of our local community: we will achieve this ambition. Does this excite you? Do you want to be part of something outstanding?


What we’re looking for
As a member of the Academy teaching staff you will be tasked with delivering an exceptional standard of teaching and learning, which raises aspirations and leads our students to the achievement of the highest academic standards.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a committed and highly innovative team delivering a curriculum where collaboration and team work is essential. We are looking for a highly original and innovative individual, able to make an exceptional contribution to a strong team.

Motivation, commitment and a genuine desire to improve outcomes for our students, allied with a passion for design and technology which enthuses both students and teachers alike are all minimum requirements.


Why work for us?
In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to take a leading role in the development of the Academy vision and strategy. You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Application Form
Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to visit the Academy to view our inspiring learning environment. To arrange an informal visit, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer - t.mellor@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk.

Closing date: Friday 27 March 2020 – 9 am

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in subject area

Essential qualifications

QTS and degree in subject area

Essential skills and experience

Recent experience of teaching KS3 and KS4

Experience of supporting students of differing abilities and backgrounds

Evidence of the use of new technologies to improve teaching and learning.

Evidence of the effective use of Assessment for Learning in engaging learners as partners in their learning.

Experience in the effective use of a wide range of teaching methodologies.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 844 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Manchester Health Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk

School location

Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, M23 9BP