Teacher of Technology
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Start date details
18 April 2023 at 9am
23 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
- View all Full timejobs - Full-time
Full-time equivalent salary
- £28,000 – £43,685 (MPS/UPS)
What skills and experience we're looking for
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher of Resistant Materials with Engineering who makes student learning and progress central to their teaching.
To be successful, you will value continually improving your practice and contribute to the development of other teachers by sharing ideas on best practice. The ability to teach up to KS5 would be beneficial but not essential.
You will be able to support the promotion of excellent standards of learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour by working effectively and collaboratively. You will be passionate about Technology as a subject and seek to positively impact the faculty and the academy.
What the school offers its staff
The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.
Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:
- Delivering a high-quality education
- Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
- Establishing and developing robust governance
- Ensuring financial probity and viability
- Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
- Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust
The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.
We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Discounted gym membership
- BHSF healthcare scheme
Further details about the role
The Art & Technology team is made up of four full-time and four part-time teachers who teach KS3 across all areas. At KS4 and KS5, the team delivers their specialist subject areas. We have three technicians who help with the day-to-day organising, ordering and preparation of materials and resources. The Art & Technology faculty is accommodated in four specialist Art rooms, four Resistant Materials workshops, one ICT room, one general classroom and a Food area. We work together as a team to give our students the powerful technological and artistic knowledge they need for successful lives. We aim to encourage a love of our diverse specialist areas in our students; we want them to have a positive and successful experience encouraging life skills. We endeavour to use evidence-based pedagogy to achieve the best learning for all our students.
At KS4, we offer a range of qualifications, including AQA GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition, WJEC L1/2 Engineering, L1/2 Tech Award in Construction & The Built Environment, and OCR GCSE Art & Design. At KS5, we offer BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Engineering and OCR A Level Art & Design.
Commitment to safeguarding
About The Pingle Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
- View all Secondaryjobs
- School size
- 1400 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
- Ofsted report
- View Ofsted report (opens in new tab)
- School website
- The Pingle Academy website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
- Phone number
- 01283 216837
The Pingle Academy is a successful and well-respected comprehensive school which became an academy in May 2017 as part of the de Ferrers Trust. We currently cater for 1429 students aged 11–19 and have been over-subscribed for the past five years. The academy enjoys an excellent reputation. Our academy is truly inclusive and includes Enhanced Resource Sections for students with mild learning difficulties and students with more complex needs. In addition, we have our own alternative provision, which caters for a small number of students who find mainstream classes challenging. Our staff share responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to learn and work and are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all our students, whatever their abilities, to ensure that every student’s potential is fulfilled. We are proud of our caring and inclusive community, and our values of WORK HARD, BE KIND, CHOOSE WISELY are present in all aspects of academy life. In 2019, the academy enjoyed its best-ever results both at GCSE and A Level. In October 2021, OFSTED judged the academy as GOOD in all areas. Our priority is to help parents/carers prepare their children for adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We aim to provide a broad and stimulating curriculum; we set high expectations for work and behaviour, and we encourage students to aspire to these standards with confidence. We value our staff, ensuring that we look after and care for their wellbeing through professional development, mental health provision and supporting staff with their workload.
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