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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS based on experience + London Fringe Allowance + TLR available for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about equipping young minds with the skills they need to thrive in a rapidly evolving world? At Ebbsfleet Academy, we believe in nurturing well-rounded global citizens through a robust curriculum that fosters growth and development at every stage.

As a Teacher of Design and Technology, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the educational journey of our students. Our KS3 curriculum is meticulously planned to cater to individual needs while providing a comprehensive foundation for KS4 and KS5 studies. We prioritise digital literacy, ensuring our students are equipped with essential skills to navigate the digital landscape with confidence and independence.

At Ebbsfleet Academy, interdisciplinary connections are celebrated. Through collaborative projects with subjects like English, Maths, Science, and Geography, students develop vital literacy and numeracy skills enhanced by digital technology. Our goal? To empower young learners to become adept readers, writers, and speakers, equipped with the analytical prowess demanded by today's competitive world.

In our dynamic Art, Design & Technology department, you'll find a vibrant mix of subject areas spanning across all key stages:

🎨KS3:Art, Computer Science, Food Technology, Product Design, and Textiles

🖥️KS4:Art, Craft and Design, Computer Science, Design Technology, Food and Nutrition, Textiles Design, and Three-Dimensional Design

📚KS5:Computer Science, Art & Design – Textiles Design, and Three-Dimensional Design

Join us in instilling core values that transcend the classroom, laying the groundwork for success in every aspect of school life and beyond. If you're ready to inspire, challenge, and empower the next generation, we want you on our team. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey with Ebbsfleet Academy!

This is a fixed term, full-time position, offering MPS/UPS - based on experience + London Fringe Allowance. Please be aware that there is a possibility for a TLR for an exceptional candidate.

What the school offers its staff

Working with us: Ebbsfleet Academy is a ‘good’ school. We are a dynamic and successful 11-18 Academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population.

At Ebbsfleet Academy our aim is to get the best out of every student; excellence in teaching and learning is therefore at the heart of our work. Our vision is based on three core values: ‘Be Ready, Work Hard, Be Nice’. In working towards instilling these values in our students, we strive to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for all. Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources including outstanding sports facilities, as well as modern, generously equipped classrooms, workshops and laboratories. All areas are served by excellent ICT facilities. Working together, in partnership with all stakeholders but especially parents and carers, we are creating a dynamic and innovative learning institution.

Our ambition is to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go on to university or the career of their choice. Ebbsfleet Academy is proud to be a community school. As such we can cater specifically for the learning styles and social needs of our learners. Our curriculum allows students to develop socially, behaviourally and academically at their own pace and in their own unique ways. This reflects positively in our results.

Exam results are only one measure of success. We foster students’ wider interests and skills through a varied programme of extracurricular activities and student leadership opportunities, all of which are essential to nurturing potential outside the classroom. We have high expectations of everyone in our school. Our provision includes extension for the most able, as well as targeted support and intervention, to ensure all students achieve to the best of their ability and that they leave Ebbsfleet Academy equipped with the skills needed to excel in today’s world. By working in partnership with all stakeholders, especially parents and carers, we have created a dynamic and innovative learning environment.

As a proud member of Leigh Academies Trust, our leaders also benefit from wider collaboration across a community of highly successful leaders, with continued investment in staff a core value of the Trust and our academy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Ebbsfleet Academy

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

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