Teacher of Design and Technology Malcolm Arnold Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

Providing high standards of teaching and learning, using your up-to-date knowledge, skills and expertise.

Essential educational requirements

Degree level or equivalent

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

• The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4
• A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
• Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
• Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
• Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
• Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
• Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
• Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feed back information as appropriate
• Committed to career progression and own and others' professional development
• Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve
• Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a successful Academy
• Able to develop and co-ordinate a sustainable strategy towards extra curriculum activities

Employee benefits

Teachers' Pension Scheme
Personal and Professional Development

About Malcolm Arnold Academy

Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18. The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of the leading figures in 20th-century classical music and helped to establish the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Trinity Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW
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