• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS £25,714 - £41,604

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated Design & Technology teacher with an infectious passion for the subject, to join us at.

This is an exciting opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to create innovative and exciting learning opportunities for our students.

You must be confident in the delivery design and technology and have the ambition and dedication to continue to develop the curriculum in line with current practice and research in effective teaching.

You will be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. You will be passionate about your specialist subject and seek to positively impact your field and the Academy.

About Us
Following on from 10 years as a specialist Technology College, de Ferrers became an Academy in January 2011. It has grown into a large, split-site, co-educational institution catering for the full range of students from ages 11-18. In 2015 de Ferrers became the first school of The de Ferrers Trust (a Multi Academy Trust).

Excellent funding has allowed the Academy to enhance resources and equipment and widely promote the use of new technologies. There are digital projectors and flat screen TVs in all curriculum areas with over 500 computers and laptops across all sites.

From October 2012, the Academy became the first school in Staffordshire to provide all sixth form students with access to a personal 1:1 iPad for use in lessons and at home. Currently, all students in Years 9 to 13 (Trent and Sixth Form Campuses) have their own iPad, as well as all teaching staff and most support staff.

At The de Ferrers Academy we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day.

Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust
The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

Delivering a high-quality education
Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
Establishing and developing robust governance
Ensuring financial probity and viability
Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services
Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust
Continuing Professional Development
The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

In Return
We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Taste Card
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Discounted Gym Membership
- Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on-site at The de Ferrers Academy

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
2215 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About The de Ferrers Academy

The de Ferrers Academy is a part of Trust. We are Multi Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. consist 3 Secondary Academies 4 Primary Academies. Following on from 10 years as specialist Technology College, became an January 2011. It has grown into large, split-site, co-educational institution catering for the full range students ages 11-18. In 2015 first school (a Trust). Excellent funding allowed to enhance resources equipment widely promote use new technologies. There digital projectors flat screen TVs all curriculum areas with over 500 computers laptops across sites. From October 2012, provide sixth form access personal 1:1 iPad lessons at home. Currently, Years 9 13 (Trent Sixth Form Campuses) have their own iPad, well teaching staff most support staff. Our vision ensure that children young people our care opportunity fulfil potential through achieving highly, regardless ability or background. At we believe working hard, being kind choosing wisely. privileged work community where positive impact children’s lives future every day.

School location

St Mary's Drive, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0LL

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