Teacher of Design & Technology (Maternity Cover) The FitzWimarc School, Rayleigh, Essex

Job description

Required for January 2020, this post is suitable for either an NQT or a more experienced professional.

We are seeking to appoint a high quality, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher of Design & Technology offering one or more of the following: Construction, Engineering, Food,Textiles or Design & Technology. You will join our dedicated and already successful department and will have the opportunity to teach across the full age and ability range. You will enjoy working with our motivated, well-behaved pupils and with a supportive and hard-working staff in this over-subscribed 11 - 18 mixed comprehensive school.

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to enthuse and motivate students. A strong team player, self-motivated and committed to continuing professional development. NQT’s will benefit from our well-developed support programmes.

The FitzWimarc School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy in the event of significant response from suitably qualified candidates

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree or equivalent. Due consideration will be taken of applied degrees and for relevant industrial experience

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of continued professional development
The ability to raise pupil achievement across the full age and ability range
The ability to use a range of teaching and learning strategies which match the pupils’ ability and stage of development
A commitment to raising achievement in cross curricular skills such as literacy, numeracy and ICT
Excellent communication skills
High expectations of pupils and a commitment to raising standards
The ability to work effectively under pressure and maintain self-motivation
The ability to take initiative and accept responsibility
A knowledge of current educational issues
The ability to work with the colleagues on whole school and departmental initiatives

About The FitzWimarc School

The FitzWimarc School is a mixed 11 – 18 comprehensive of 1600 pupils. It is extremely proud of its excellent reputation, not only within the town of Rayleigh but across the county of Essex. Our traditional values, where a caring, supportive environment is reinforced by high standards of behaviour, allow each and every child to develop a lifelong love of learning. We foster a creative environment where all our staff are supported in developing reflective and innovative classroom practice. We believe in a balanced curriculum that introduces and develops a wide range of skill areas. A modern education at FitzWimarc prepares young people to be thoughtful and responsible members of society in an ever changing world, ensuring that they are equipped for lasting success.

Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EB
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