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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

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Subject

Design Technology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) Main Pay Scale to Upper Pay Scale

Teacher of Design Technology job summary

Larkmead School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and inspiring classroom practitioner to start September 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational, enthusiastic and well qualified teacher to join our thriving Technology Faculty. The position is suitable for ECTs and experienced teachers. Although all specialisms are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with the ability and confidence to teach Resistant Materials and or Graphics .

As the successful candidate you will be:
a qualified Technology teacher who is always looking to develop
confident teaching across Key Stages 3 to 5
passionate about all aspects of Technology
organised, enthusiastic and efficient
committed to making a difference to young people’s lives
a confident leader with excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Larkmead is a happy, ambitious and vibrant school packed full of energy, opportunity and choice. Great teaching and learning across the school are supported by our culture of research and collaboration. Each student gets the very best experience to enable them to achieve their ambitions. Our pastoral care provides compassion, security and confidence, nurturing students to be happy, to develop and to thrive. The Larkmead Promise sets out our vision, ethos and ambitions for students and staff.

The Technology Faculty at Larkmead School is an experienced and welcoming group of professionals. There is a high level of peer support and collaboration to reflect the high level of experience within the team. The successful applicant will be able to engage and inspire our learners to become confident and creative individuals with a passion for Design and Technology. Applicants will teach ideally Resistant Materials and or Graphics at GCSE. There is also the opportunity to teach A Level Product Design.

It will be essential for the successful applicant to demonstrate the capacity to make a real contribution to the work of this supportive and collaborative faculty. Faculty staff form a hardworking and professional team, who have a relentless focus on ensuring all students have a wide ranging and enjoyable experience within the faculty. Technology is a very popular option choice and students achieve outstanding results at both KS4 and KS5. We are looking for someone with the drive and energy to make a sustained difference to the students in our community.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch and visit the school prior to making a formal application.

We offer:

  • an excellent programme of induction and training which seeks to provide an excellent foundation for career progression
  • a forward thinking environment which recognises the benefits of considering flexible working patterns
  • a friendly, caring, supportive and collaborative team environment
  • a professional environment dedicated to Teaching and Learning with a supportive, dedicated and hardworking staff

Larkmead is a school with clear, positive values, which add positive value to our students and staff. We are a diverse community and greatly value the contribution that colleagues from different backgrounds and with different experiences bring to our school.

If this sounds like the sort of opportunity and environment you are looking for in your career journey and you feel that you possess these attributes, then we very much look forward to meeting you.

Larkmead School is a member of the Vale Academy Trust. The Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

All staff will be expected to promote fundamental British values as part of a school that values diversity and individuality, exemplified in our values of ‘one community, individual minds, creating futures.’

Commitment to safeguarding

At Larkmead safeguarding and student welfare is of paramount importance and to that end we will always put the physical and mental wellbeing of students first.

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About Larkmead School

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

Larkmead is a happy, ambitious and vibrant school packed full of energy, opportunity and choice. Great teaching and learning across the school are supported by our culture of research and collaboration. Each student gets the very best experience to enable them to achieve their ambitions. Our pastoral care provides compassion, security and confidence, nurturing students to be happy, to develop and to thrive. The Larkmead Promise sets out our vision, ethos and ambitions for students and staff.

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