13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS or UPS

Job summary

This is a full time position but part time would be considered.

Are you new to the profession or looking for a fresh challenge? Are you passionate about design, food technology or engineering? Do you want to be part of a highly successful team in a school committed to subjects that promote pupils’ imagination, creativity and inventiveness?

Join us and benefit from-
• A very well run department where pupils achieve exceptionally well
• Dedicated facilities, including workshop and food technology teaching spaces
• Pupils who enjoy learning in a dynamic and exciting school
• Teaching a subject that is very popular in Key Stage 4
• An excellent CPD programme, including opportunities to study further
• Being part of a highly successful trust

We are looking for candidates who:
• Are able to teach KS3 technology and one or more GSCEs in Food, DT and/or engineering
• Are able to implement and deliver an inspiring curriculum in a vibrant learning
environment
• Have obtained at least a high quality degree in a technology subject
• Have a relevant teaching qualification or a commitment to undertake QTS; to achieve this.
• Have high expectations and aspirations for all students;
• Are committed to our vision to ensure student well-being and good progress is at the
heart of everything we do.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Yvonne, subject Leader of Technololy at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post Yvonne.green and 01795 472449

If I am successful in gaining an interview, how will this occur during the current COVID-19 pandemic?
Due to the current situation we may plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.
Our advice would be that those who were successful in gaining an interview should prepare as they would for a face to face and dress smart casual. We will allow plenty of time to ensure that you are able to answer our questions in full and you will not be judged if you are having problems with your technology.
We will leave plenty of opportunity for questions at the end of the interview, and we will spend lots of time talking and unpicking your answers. Please come prepared to share anything you’d like that we didn’t cover, or any questions you have about it. We really appreciate your adaptability in these unprecedented times.

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 26th April 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Executive Headteacher: Nicki Hodges

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1422 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
yvonne.green@swale.at
Contact phone number
01795 472449

About The Sittingbourne School

Sittingbourne Community College is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

School location

Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL

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