9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    17 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR (£30,000 - £46,525)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Samuel Ward Academy is looking to appoint a dynamic Design Technology & Graphics teacher to jointhe Design Technology Department.

We are looking for a teacher of the highest calibre who has an excellent understanding of the subject and the ability to motivate, challenge and inspire our students. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled, innovative, creative and enthusiastic practitioner with a determination to achieve the highest outcomes.

Design technology is a popular subject taught is modern, well equipped rooms. The successful candidate will benefit from an excellent CPD offer and will join a school with a highly visible and supportive SLT, a sensible to approach to workload and a calm, respectful working environment.

What the school offers its staff

Samuel Ward is a highly successful 11-18 co-educational academy. We are situated in pleasant surroundings on the western edge of Suffolk, within easy reach of Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds. We benefit from excellent facilities; our new £10m building opened in April 2019. We were inspected by Ofsted in November 2022 and were delighted to be graded a good school.

For the school year 2023/24, Unity Schools Partnership are piloting a two week October half term break. Other holidays remain in line with national patterns. The school day has been extended slightly to ensure we deliver the same amount of in-school time over the year.

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Applying for the job

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About Samuel Ward Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1219 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0144760333

Arranging a visit to Samuel Ward Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email KFranks@samuelward.co.uk.

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