Teacher of DT
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Site: Thomas Deacon Academy
Closing date: 28 September 2023
Start: January 24
Please note – the Trust may decide
to withdraw the advert before the closing date or interview suitable
candidates prior to the advert closing.
We are looking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious
teacher of DT who can inspire and motivate our students and join us on our
continuous journey towards excellence by raising standards, improving outcomes for all learners and deliver the
TDA core purpose:
ensure that each student acquires the necessary knowledge, skills and character
to make a positive contribution to society and ‘thrive’ as a global citizen.”
We are seeking a
highly motivated teacher of DT who will work within the team and the extended
ADIT department and expand on the work done by the previous staff member in
revitalising the subject. At present, we have 2 groups at year 11 and 2 at year
10, with 9 groups for DT in year 9 as well as all of year 9 partaking in Food
Preparation and Nutrition and a growing group who wish to partake in
At the moment, we
follow the AQA syllabus at GCSE and are looking to restart the subject at A
Level and this will be in discussion with the Subject Lead for Design
The Academy has a great history of success and a
bright and exciting future. We are looking to employ an ambitious, dynamic
teacher to enhance our subject team. If you are interested then please download
our Job Description for more information about the role, the department and
instructions on how to apply.
Thomas Deacon Academy that we know today opened in 2007 as one of the UK’s
first and largest academies. Whilst a building does not make a school, it is
worth noting that Thomas Deacon Academy was designed by Norman Foster and
Partners and in addition to our impressive main academy our beautiful 43-acre
campus includes TDA Juniors - a modern, light, and purpose-built Key Stage 2
facility - and expansive playing fields and sporting facilities.
forward, our vision for the academy is a simple one: we want every member of
our learning community to be the very best that they can be and achieve their
academy’s core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration define who we are as
a community and how we learn together. We believe that every member of our
learning community should have the highest expectations and standards, showing
trust and discipline in all that we do.
2018, a new extension to the existing main building led to new accommodation
being created for a sixth form study centre, refectory expansion and staff
professional learning centre.
September 2019, TDA received a very positive Ofsted report, judging the academy
to be Good overall. Ofsted commented favourably, amongst other things, on the
overall leadership of the academy, good teaching, positive relationships
between staff and students and students’ behaviour. These aspects of the
academy have been maintained alongside the identified areas for development
The Trust offers:
Excellent salary package.
Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
Teachers’ pension scheme.
An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
An inclusive and collaborative approach.
A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.
Thomas Deacon Education Trust
is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful
candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check
with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
If you have any
questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail email@example.com.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.