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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 full time teaching hours

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS 1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A good degree in a specialist subject in Design & Technology
  • Nationally recognised teaching qualification
  • The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4
  • A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
  • Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
  • Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
  • Able to create a team ethos across a team
  • Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
  • Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feed back information as appropriate

What the school offers its staff

Unbeatable learning climate through our Warm:Strict philosophy

Unapologetically high expectations for and of the students in our care

Clear boundaries, rules and routines so students feel safe and calm

Acquisition of powerful knowledge as a goal in itself

Students gaining a knowledge base that is ambitious and empowering.

Rigorous and challenging academic curriculum,

Broad range of sport, art and musical opportunities.

Teachers who are subject experts and make use of evidence-based teaching methods Direct and effective teaching, so knowledge is learnt and remembered

We have excellent standards of behaviour; we value good manners, etiquette and kindness and teach this to our students. At Malcolm Arnold Academy, enrichment is part of every student’s entitlement; students participate in a broad range of lunchtime and after school clubs.

You will receive excellent professional development and support. Visit us and see us in action to see this all for yourself or arrange a call to find out more.

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.

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About Malcolm Arnold Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1404 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18.

The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of the leading figures in 20th-century classical music and helped to establish the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

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