Degree in a DT
teaching qualification such as a PGCE or equivalent
Knowledge of the
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
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.
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,
Art and IT and welcome applications from Teachers with experience in all material areas (not
food) within Design & Technology who are also able to operate within a
dynamic and forward-thinking team who are focused on developing exciting and
engaging learning experiences for students across the 11-18 age range. A willingness to teach some computing at KS3
is also required (this is fully planned).
We are a
forward-looking and dynamic 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 and who has the ability to engage and
motivate students. You will be expected to teach 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,
Art and IT specialism.
Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.
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