• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Scale

Job summary

We are looking for someone with drive and ambition to join our Technology team at Hollingworth Academy from September 2021. We require an outstanding and inspirational practitioner who will work with other members of the department to ensure that our pupils make excellent progress in learning. This role will work across both Design and Technology and Food Technology, with Food Technology focusing on Key Stage 3, and Design and Technology working to Key Stage 4.

As a department, one of our primary focuses is increasing the uptake of pupils studying Design and Technology at Key Stage 4 and we would welcome the ideas and experience of a new member of the team.

Food Technology at Hollingworth develop pupil’s knowledge and understanding of food, preparation and nutrition that promotes a healthy lifestyle. The food technology department consists of two practical rooms with a separate seating area for theory work, teacher demonstration facilities and a fully fitted kitchen area for practical lessons.

All pupils in KS3 receive one 60 minute lesson per week. Year 7 and 8 lessons are based on the Eatwell Guide and a healthy balanced diet. Year 9 pupils complete design and make projects based on a theme. All pupils complete a mixture of theory and practical lessons.

If you are enthusiastic, energetic and hardworking with a passion to develop design and technology, and food technology learning and be extremely involved with our team, as well as building upon the school’s many strengths, then join us on this exciting journey

Start date : September 2021

Salary : Main Pay Scale (Dependent on Experience)

Closing date : Noon on Thursday 13th May 2021

Interviews : w/c 24th May 2021

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1307 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
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Contact phone number

About Hollingworth Academy

Hollingworth Academy is now one of two schools in the recently formed Hollingworth Learning Trust along with Newhouse Academy. Hollingworth Learning Trust’s core purpose is to make a real positive difference to the lives of its children. Its role as a sponsor of both schools is to provide the support, challenge, expertise and resources necessary to significantly improve the provision for education.

Every school Hollingworth Learning Trust works with is on a journey towards becoming world class. Our Trust exists to support school improvement and share innovation in order to raise standards, improve provision and unlock potential.

Here at Hollingworth Academy, we believe that everyone excels everyday. This ethos is built on our core values of RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY and RESILIENCE and these values are at the heart of everything we do. We want considerate and confident young adults who are respected within their community, capable of successfully entering further education, employment and training. We will always have the highest expectations for all of our pupils, as their success is our success. We are extremely proud of our pupils and their achievements. Indeed, visitors frequently comment that they are confident, respectful, thoughtful and articulate young people.

We heavily invest in our staff with a wide range of professional learning opportunities, which include fully funded Masters Degrees, Teaching Leaders and an extensive range of CPD opportunities throughout the year. In addition, we actively look to develop leadership skills and promotion potential through TLR opportunities. This role is excellent preparation for the post holder to secure promotion in the future.

Arranging a visit to Hollingworth Academy

Please contact applications@hollingworthacademy.co.uk if you would like any further information.

School location

Cornfield Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 3DR

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