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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.43

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students. You will be confident in your abilities to effectively teach Food, Product Design and Textiles across Key Stages 3 & 4. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds.

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Demonstrate a passion about the learning and achievement of all students;
  • An understanding of the Design Technology curriculum at KS3 & KS4;
  • Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Have a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and flexible working practices;
  • Be truly ambitious for our vibrant School and Trust and for each and every student within it.

Essential Criteria

  • Good honours graduate in Design & Technology or a related subject (preferable - 2:1 or first-class graduate).
  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Strong evidence of continued professional development.
  • Successful teaching experience of Design & Technology across a range of specialisms) at KS3 and (in own specialism) at KS4.
  • A confident teacher who has a strong rapport with students of all abilities.

(Please see the person specification for a full list of essential criteria).

What the school offers its staff

You will be fully supported by an experienced team of colleagues who share a vision of excellent teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other.

Benefits

  • Integrated support programme for all new staff.
  • On-going professional development.
  • In school counsellor.
  • Free weekly yoga and boot camp classes.
  • Use of the school gym before and after school.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Maternity, Shared Parental, Paternity, and Adoption pay.
  • Onsite canteen.
  • A huge range of discounts to help you save money across hundreds of the UK’s favourite high-street and online retailers through our lifestyle benefits provider Vivup.


Commitment to safeguarding

Northern Star Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS Criminal check. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Harrogate High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
724 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Harrogate High School is a thriving 11-16 state-maintained independent academy to the North East of Harrogate with approximately 600 students.

We are a friendly, inclusive school small enough to give every student our personal care and attention, but large enough to provide a good breadth and quality of education. We place learning first for all our students, providing good quality teaching and a flexible curriculum within a culture of mutual respect and responsibility. We strongly believe that this is the key to raising the achievement of all our young people.

We are proud of our

Sustained academic improvements and creative curriculum.
Superb new facilities enabling all students to enjoy excellent learning environments.
Flexible curriculum and innovative teaching.
Personalised approach to personal development and well-being.
Shaping our future programme including outstanding careers advice and guidance.
Excellent transition programmes at every key stage and beyond.
Collective responsibility towards our own and wider community.
Our School CARES Values - Courage; Aspiration; Respect; Equality and Self Control

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