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Teacher of Design and Technology

Eckington School, Sheffield, Derbyshire, S21 4GN

This job expired on 5 December 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - temporary to August 2023

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding Design and Technology teacher to join our enthusiastic and committed department.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and inspirational professional who is ready to develop their career in a friendly and supportive school. We would welcome applications from either a newly qualified teacher or an experienced practitioner.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across all key stages and the whole ability range. He or she will get the chance to get involved with revising schemes of work, ensuring the curriculum is engaging, and developing enrichment opportunities for all learners. The successful candidate will want to inspire our students to develop a love for Design & Technology. A specialism in Key Stage 4 Construction would be advantageous.

You will be a person who thrives on challenge, enjoys working with young people and is passionate about seeing them achieve.

The person we are looking for should be:

  • a creative and highly effective teacher, with an enthusiasm for enabling young people to achieve
  • self-motivating, and with excellent time-management skills;
  • a team player who wants to work and engage with colleagues at all levels within the school.

What the school offers its staff

Eckington School is a vibrant and rapidly improving 11-18 secondary school with 1,240 students on roll. It is set in a wonderful 42-acre site of rolling North East Derbyshire countryside, situated close to the centre of Sheffield and the Peak District National Park.

At Eckington School, we have high ambitions in all that we do, so not only do we expect students to strive to excel in their academic studies, but also to develop resilience and character, through all of school life: including exposure to wide-ranging extra-curricular activities, school trips, their studies and through their social and friendship groups. We want all of our students to leave Eckington School with a wide body of knowledge and skills and a strength of character, so they are best equipped for what comes next, and can live an exceptional life.

As part of LEAP Multi Academy Trust, “Achieving Excellence” is our overriding priority. We place students at the centre of everything we do, creating a culture of success and a love of learning which enhances students’ achievements and their personal, social and emotional development. Our ambitious and emerging Multi Academy Trust currently comprises of three secondary academies serving nearly 4000 young people, with the other two sister academies situated in Rotherham. This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious colleagues to be part of this journey.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Learner Engagement and Achievement Partnership is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the disclosure of criminal records can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

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About Eckington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1273 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01246 432849

Arranging a visit to Eckington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sharon.foster@eck.leap-mat.org.uk.

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