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
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
details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).
We're looking for you if
- 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
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
We can offer you:
- A Competitive
school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build
Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme
and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms
For additional information about the Trust and
this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk
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 –
responsibility of Subject Lead (TLR2C) for the right candidate.
Start Date: 20th March 2023
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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