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Teacher of Design & Technology

Crofton Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NF

This job expired on 28 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2a (plus additional R&R for exceptional candidate)

Teacher of Design & Technology job summary

MPS/UPS & TLR 2a

(an additional recruitment and retention allowance may be available for an exceptional candidate)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and able Design & Technology Teacher to join our Technology Department. We are looking for an excellent practitioner to work collaboratively with the department raising academic achievement and ensuring all pupils make outstanding progress in Design & Technology across Key Stages 3 and 4.

The successful candidate will:

§Be able to inspire pupils of all abilities within Design & Technology to achieve their highest potential across Key Stages 3 and 4.

§Be committed to delivering consistently outstanding teaching work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner.

§Have an engineering specialism, or be willing to undertake training in order to teach both product design and engineering at Key Stage 4.

You will be:

§An outstanding practitioner.

§Inspirational, dedicated and motivated.

§Passionate about Design & Technology and the education of young people.

§Committed to Crofton Academy values.

§Be creative, enthusiastic and engaging and able to challenge pupils.

§Committed to achieving the best for every pupil.

§Supportive of the Academy’s ethos and values at all times both within the Academy and the wider community.

§Able to provide an active contribution to the wider part of Academy life.

Crofton Academy joined Castleford Academy Trust in 2020 and has since been on a rapid improvement journey supported by the leaders of the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Castleford Academy. Since joining the Trust leaders and staff have ambitiously worked towards improving the quality of education for pupils at the Academy and have responded positively to change. Extra capacity within the senior leadership team has been secured and the school improvement plan has been sharply focused on the right priorities. At the last monitoring visit, Ofsted commented “Steps have been taken to improve behaviour and attendance and to develop the quality of the curriculum”, therefore this is a very exciting time to join us in our journey to becoming an outstanding provider. We are able to offer all staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. Relevant information and application forms are available on the school website atwww.croftonacademy.org.uk.

For any enquiries, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe at recruitment@croftonacademy.org.uk.The closing date for fully completed applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th September 2022.

All applications forms should be directed to recruitment@croftonacademy.org.uk or submitted through the TES portal.

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Supporting documents

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About Crofton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1027 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01924862985

Crofton Academy is a co-educational secondary school in Wakefield. Crofton Academy joined Castleford Academy Trust in 2020 and has since been on a rapid improvement journey supported by the leaders of the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Castleford Academy. Since joining the Trust leaders and staff have ambitiously worked towards improving the quality of education for pupils at the Academy and have responded positively to change. Extra capacity within the senior leadership team has been secured and the school improvement plan has been sharply focused on the right priorities.

At the last monitoring visit, Ofsted commented “Steps have been taken to improve behaviour and attendance and to develop the quality of the curriculum”, therefore this is a very exciting time to join us in our journey to becoming an outstanding provider. We are able to offer all staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development.

Arranging a visit to Crofton Academy

Please contact Kim Hinchcliffe at the school should you wish to undertake a visit prior to your application.

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