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Teacher of Design & Technology (Maternity Cover)

St Helena School, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LE

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  • Job start date

    20 March 2023

  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - March 2023 - December 2023

Pay scale

Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teacher of Design and Technology. The position will suit an experienced teacher or a teacher returning to the profession

Design Technology is a small department with technician support and a dedicated workshop facility that includes 3D printing facilities. The department also has its own laptops with access to CAD software and a new state of the art laser cutter and a CNC router. Staff have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Sigma Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Be fully qualified to teach through the secondary range for Key Stages 3 & 4
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for the subject which will inspire student progress
  • Demonstrate a capacity to design materials that are differentiated and will engage students in the learning process
  • Experience of IT and a willingness to use it to plan and teach lessons

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach "outstanding" lessons in Design Technology
  • A passion for teaching and making a real difference to young people
  • Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

What the school offers its staff

If you are a dynamic teacher who would like to work in a supportive and collaborative environment and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required to join our school, please apply.

St Helena School has a research-informed CPD training programme that allows our staff to flourish and in addition a bespoke programme for ECTs. Our St Helena School Research Bursaries give colleagues the opportunity to research a school priority and to work with students and staff to further improve outcomes. Our staff access the full suite of NPQ leadership courses and qualifications at the appropriate stage in their careers. Weekly Teaching and Learning briefings and our half-termly Teaching and Learning Community sessions make sure that we are always talking about what matters most!

In addition to internal CPD at St Helena, staff have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the Sigma Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships. Excellent support is provided by the Sigma Trust through Strategic Leads in each Faculty.

Our annual Sigma INSET day is an opportunity to hear from national speakers and share great practice across our family of schools.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena School?

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
  • Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

Further details about the role

ST HELENA SCHOOL

TEACHER OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY (Maternity Cover in the first instance)

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Actual Salary from: £28,000 - £43,685 (M1 – U3)

Possible additional responsibility of Subject Lead (TLR2C) for the right candidate.

Start Date: 20th March 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

All posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision ‘To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts’, where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

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About St Helena School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
990 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01255 750913

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