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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

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Subject

Design Technology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS plus fringe

Teacher of Design & Technology job summary

Full Time

MPS/UPS plus fringe

Start date: September 2024

We are looking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher of Design and Technology to join our highly successful D&T faculty. The faculty boasts an impressive suite of facilities including laser cutters and 3D printers as well as two workshops and 2 computer rooms alongside our 2 catering rooms. D&T is a popular subject delivered across all key stages where it is taught on a carousel at KS3 and an option for both KS4 & 5. At GCSE we offer Design & Technology and at A-level, we offer Product Design. Outcomes are very strong at both GCSE and A-level and you would be joining an experienced and friendly team who all have a passion for learning. We are seeking to recruit someone who is not only passionate and has background in design but also has experience of teaching Product Design to A-level. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to join a high-performing school and gain significant experience to further enhance their long-term career goals.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a track record of outstanding teaching and learning, be able to teach A-level Product Design would be an advantage
  • have excellent subject knowledge
  • be inspiring, dynamic and passionate
  • promote Sandringham’s ethos and values

What can we offer you?

  • The opportunity to work with excellent students whose behaviour is exemplary
  • The chance to work in a positive, welcoming and forward-thinking community where blended learning is seamlessly integrated into teaching and learning
  • A dedicated staff who are enthusiastic and who want the best for students
  • Coaching provision for all those new to the school within a comprehensive and fully developed induction programme
  • Mentoring provision for all those new to middle or senior leadership
  • A CPD package which is tailored to suit your stage of career development
  • A state of the art learning campus which is fully resourced
  • Staff can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule
  • Cycle to work scheme which is part of the school’s sustainability strategy
  • We have recently been awarded the MIND Bronze Wellbeing Accreditation and are committed to supporting the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of staff and students in the school.

Sandringham School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The school leads the Alban Teaching School Hub and is also a designated Computing Hub. In joining Sandringham School, you will also be joining the AAT. The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

Alban Academies Trust provides an enhanced induction programme for all of their Early Career Teachers (ECTs) during July which attracts an attendance payment in July and August.

Application deadline: 9am on Friday, 8th December 2023

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.


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)
medical
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 Sandringham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1712 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1600 students, including nearly 450 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

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