17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main Pay Scale

Job summary

  • We seek to appoint a qualified, enthusiastic and conscientious teacher of Technology to join a very supportive, highly regarded and successful department.

    The successful candidate will be expected to teach Technology across the ability and age range, KS3, KS4, KS5 and including the development of post 16. The candidate will be confident that they can raise standards of attainment and levels of progress through their teaching of Technology.

    This post offers an ideal opportunity for a person who will be a NQT or has recently qualified and is looking to develop within a rejuvenated Technology department. The successful candidate will be able to teach GCSE Design and Technology, WJEC Construction and A Level Product Design. The right candidate will need to possess a real commitment to delivering high quality lessons for all students and will be creative and able to share teaching materials / resources with colleagues.

    The right candidate will also have high expectations of pupil behaviour and be able to establish a consistent level of student discipline throughout all lessons, maintaining productive and respectful relationships with students.

    Quarrydale is oversubscribed and we are very proud of our students and staff, so this is an exciting career opportunity to join our friendly and inspirational Academy.
    You will have the benefit of your own classroom which is fitted with interactive multimedia equipment to aid teaching and learning and the provision of the latest ICT equipment.
    If you feel that you have the ability and drive to enable our students to reach their full potential, joining our Academy also offers many personal benefits including:


    • a subsidised pension scheme

    • a strong commitment to your continuing professional development and training opportunities

    • close, convenient links to the M1 junction 28, Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield

    • close access to the peak district, national park and popular historical sites

    • A supportive environment in which your talents will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded

    • Access to Perkbox and Perkbox Medical (platforms which give employee benefits and inspire a unique employee experience, enriching personal and working lives)

      The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and other vetting procedures including the provision of two good references.
      For application forms and further details please visit our website.
      If you think you could be a potential candidate for the role and you would like to discuss the vacancy or if you would like to arrange a visit to Quarrydale Academy please contact the Head of Department Sam Brooksby on 01623 554 178 or by email sbrooksby@quarrydale.notts.sch.uk


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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    Secondary
    School size
    1213 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Contact phone number
    01623554178

    About Quarrydale Academy

    Quarrydale is a mixed 11-18 academy of around 1200 pupils, with approximately 130 sixth formers. We are situated in the town of Sutton-in-Ashfield, which is located between Sherwood Forest, the peak district and the City of Nottingham.
    Connections to major conurbations in the region are excellent, housing is affordable and access to leisure facilities, and areas of cultural, natural and industrial heritage is good.
    The academy itself is a popular and exciting place to work, with a friendly atmosphere and a real sense of team work.
    The students are well behaved and Ofsted graded us as ‘Good’ in March 2017.
    The education we offer at Quarrydale is built around a highly qualified team of staff committed to delivering a quality education to all our students in a calm, safe and secure environment where high quality learning can take place effectively. We work in partnership with parents to ensure that every child receives the best possible education and takes pride in being part of our successful and caring community.
    At Quarrydale we combine our traditional values with the very latest teaching methods and technologies to inspire our students to succeed in everything they do. We have very high expectations of our students and place great emphasis on self-discipline, self-respect, hard work, achievement and high standards of behaviour.
    We are committed to the pursuit of excellence, both in terms of the achievement of students and the quality of educational provision we deliver on a daily basis. We want to encourage all learners to develop a love of learning and enable everyone to reach the highest standards of which they are capable of.

    Arranging a visit to Quarrydale Academy

    If you think you could be a potential candidate for the role and you would like to discuss the vacancy or if you would like to arrange a visit to Quarrydale Academy please contact the Head of Department Sam Brooksby on 01623 554 178 or by email sbrooksby@quarrydale.notts.sch.uk

    School location

    Stoneyford Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2DU

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