- Job role
- Design and technology
- Working pattern
- Contract type
- Fixed term (Maternity Cover)
- Teachers Main Pay Scale
Job summaryTeacher of Technology
Main Pay Range £25,714 - £41,604
Maternity Cover 0.6 FTE
January 2022 (or earlier by negotiation)
We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional teacher to join our forward thinking Technology department at Newfield School. Newfield School is part of Mercia Learning Trust, one of the most successful Trusts in the Yorkshire and Humber region, changes the lives of over 3000 children and young people in Sheffield and is continuing to grow.
We are a small team of passionate staff teaching a range of curriculum including Resistant Materials, Product Design, Food, Electronics and CAD CAM.
Design and Technology is well resourced at our school. The school is equipped with outstanding facilities in the form of specialist classrooms and a large materials preparation area. We have fully equipped workshops with a range of materials and processing equipment as well as a CAD CAM room with a suite of 30 PCs with 2D vector and 3D Autodesk software. We also have 2 3D printers, 2 large bed laser cutters and a wide range of machines for engineering processes including heat treatment and lathes.
Would you like to be a driving force for these ambitious priorities and make a real difference in our school and across the Trust?
You will have the ability to inspire and engage students using your knowledge and enthusiasm of the subjects. Imaginative and committed, you will have a proven track record of success and high expectations of our students. As part of the department, you will need to keep up to date with educational research that will improve practice, collaborate with the Head of Department and technicians to contribute to the department's excellent schemes of learning and resources.
You will be:
- Passionate about technology;
- Able to demonstrate and deliver excellent teaching;
- Someone with a clear vision in how to develop students with an impact on achievement;
- A good understanding of how to track student progress and make appropriate interventions to improve standards.
Further information and details about how to apply can be found in our recruitment pack. For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Donna Barker, Head of Technology, on 0114 255 7331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply please submit a Trust application form to email@example.com
Closing date for applications is Monday 4th October 2021
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.
Applying for the job
The Application Process
We hope that our recruitment pack and website provides you with plenty of information about us. However, should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion/visit, please contact Ruth Cressey, Office Manager or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please email your completed application to email@example.com or send it in the post to:
Mercia Learning Trust
79 Glen Road
All applications that have been submitted electronically will receive an email confirming receipt.
Please note that we do not accept CV’s or Council application forms - applicants must submit an application form.
Please also note that in all cases written references will be taken up BEFORE the final selection stage.
An email and/or letter will be sent to shortlisted candidates with details of the interview process.
If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
The closing date for applications is Monday 4th October 2021
Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be required to complete a DBS check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer.
If you have any further queries on any aspect of the application process, please contact
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The HR team, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.