Teacher of Technology 001081 Lodge Park Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job description

To be an effective teacher (and tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.

Full time, permanent teaching role.

Lodge Park is an 11-18 comprehensive academy, based in the town of Corby with nearly 900 students on roll. In January 2019 the academy was judged as requiring special measures by Ofsted. The new leadership team, with support from the David Ross Education Trust have drawn up rigorous plans to ensure rapid progress is made to improve the quality of education for all pupils.

Essential educational requirements

A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification

Essential qualifications

Nationally recognized teaching qualification

Essential skills and experience

The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4 (possibility of KS5)
A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
Contribute to whole school initiatives
Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
Able to create a team ethos across a team
Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
Able to seek and understand development opportunities for self and others

Employee benefits

M1-UPS3 £23,720-£39,406
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme


About Lodge Park Academy

Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, which was officially opened by Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton in May 2013. We offer a high quality education for students aged 11 to 19. The aim of the academy, which is a proud member of the David Ross Education Trust, is to work in partnership with parents, industry and the community to deliver a world-class education for our students. Our values and ethos Resilience, Respect, Tolerance We are proud to be leading education providers for the community we serve. Our academy combines the highest standards of teaching with impressive new facilities. Lodge Park understands that every student needs a strong academic foundation to achieve the highest standards. We also understand that this can be supported by a multitude of co-curricular activities. From sport to music, CCF to technology, there is something for everyone. Our aim is that students develop new interests and life-long passions while at our academy. We offer an academic curriculum which is supported by an innovative programme of co-curricular activities that support the development of well-rounded and confident individuals. We want every student to be the very best they can be, and a credit to themselves and their community. Since joining the David Ross Education Trust in 2013, our ability to do this has further strengthened. We are proud that we are able to offer our students unrivalled enrichment and sporting opportunities, building confidence and shaping aspirations in all our young people.

Address
Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Lodge Park Academy website (opens in a new window)