Teacher of Design & Technology – (Maternity Cover)
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Start date details
September Term Start
18 April 2023 at 9am
21 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
- View all Full timejobs - 5 days
- Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 1 Year
- Main Scale plus TLR2B
What skills and experience we're looking for
Degree in a DT related subject
DfE recognised teaching qualification such as a PGCE or equivalent
Knowledge of the Secondary Curriculum
A working knowledge of ICT in a classroom environment
The ability to inspire, motivate and challenge students
The ability to plan and teach well-structured lessons which achieve outcomes which are at least good and are often outstanding
The ability to meet targets for the students in your assigned classes
The ability to work closely with a team of teaching colleagues in your department to prepare, resource and teach your subject
The ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues showing respect for others and professionalism at all
The ability to adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students
Recent and relevant experience of teaching Design Technology to post-16 students.
Knowledge of recent initiatives and issues in education
Using ICT as a curriculum tool to improve standards
What the school offers its staff
Spencer Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust with schools across the East Midlands, and with a strategic focus on Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
A high performing regional MAT with a national reputation for excellence, Spencer Academies Trust schools include primary, secondary and sixth form provision. Our academies work across highly diverse city and rural communities, including a strong presence in Derby and Nottingham. Standards and expectations in trust schools are high – and the trust focus on rapid improvement on the journey to outstanding education delivery.
Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.
We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.
Further details about the role
This is a unique opportunity to join us at Arnold Hill Spencer Academy. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational full time, temporary, Teacher of Design and Technology and welcome applications from Teachers with the following specialisms; Art and Design, Food, Health and Social Care or Child Development. There is also an opportunity for a leadership role for the right candidate. We are a forward-looking and dynamic Technology team, which is warm and friendly and has high expectations of everyone.
We aim to raise student aspirations to achieve personal and academic excellence and to ensure they have the skills, confidence and resilience to become passionate life-long learners with the desire to fulfil their potential and more. The successful candidates will join a successful and supportive faculty, with a focus on innovation and sharing good practice. We are looking for a teacher who has a genuine enthusiasm for teaching Technology and who has the ability to engage and motivate students. You will be expected to teach Technology across both KS3 and KS4, with the possibility of also teaching at KS5. We would welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers with any Design and Technology specialism.
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About Arnold Hill Spencer Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1548 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
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Arnold Hill Spencer Academy is a special place to learn and work. Our students are impressive young people, whose behaviour and achievements are something to be proud of. Our aim is for all members of the community to “Be inspired and achieve together” and to provide opportunities for this on a daily basis. We teach our students the value of respect, how to act responsibly and support them to become mature, independent young people. We very much believe in the potential of every student, enabling them to thrive in our caring environment. We are a member of the Spencer Academies Trust and benefit from the support of an established trust. To find out more about The Spencer Academies Trust, please visit www.satrust.com
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