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  • Closing date

    23 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

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Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

United Learning Pay Scale (Competitive with MPS/UPS)

Teacher of Technology job summary

Teacher of Technology

Location: Accrington

Contract Type: Full time

Contract Terms: Permanent

Salary: United Learning Pay Scale (Competitive with MPS/UPS)

Closing Date: 23rd June 2023 (12 noon)

Start date: September 2023

Shortlisting: Week Commencing 26th June 2023

Interviews: Week Commencing 26th June 2023

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Technology with a strong knowledge of Product Design (wood, metal, plastic) at Key Stage 4. Knowledge and experience of delivery at Key Stage 5 would be desirable but not essential. You will join a forward-thinking department who collectively work together in raising the aspirations and attainment of our students. You will need to be an energetic and committed individual who strives to ‘bring out the best’ in your own and student’s work.

The successful applicant will play an integral role in contributing to the success of students’ outcomes in Technology at KS3 to KS5. You will be required to have up to date knowledge of the most effective teaching and learning practices and be able to demonstrate these in your own day to day teaching.

The Technology Department is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students and the post represents an ideal opportunity to work in a positive and supportive environment. The department currently has three full time members of staff and one part time technician. It delivers Product Design, Fashion & Textiles, Graphic Products and Food & Hospitality at KS3. At KS4, students can opt for EDUQAS GCSE Design Technology or WJEC Food & Hospitality. At KS5, students can study EDUQAS GCE A Level Design Technology.

The Technology department is well resourced and has the latest CAD CAM equipment.

We have strong links with other schools within the United Learning Group. The department also takes part in the Rotary challenge and Young Chef competition each year.

We are looking for a Teacher of Technology who:

  • Is passionate about their subject and is a great practitioner with high expectations and good classroom management.
  • Is committed to continuous improvement.
  • Can demonstrate excellent organisational and inter-personal skills and the ability to contribute to a team.
  • Has commitment to our school’s vision and values.
  • Has a desire and passion to make a real difference to the lives and life-chances of all of our students.

We would warmly welcome applications from both ECTs and experienced teachers. We are offer a highly attractive salary, along with the benefits of being part of United Learning, opportunities to share good practice and collaborate with colleagues, and work with phenomenal students and staff. Please see our Wellbeing Commitment to staff.

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)
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 Accrington Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1051 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

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