• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications

Job summary

We are seeking a qualified teacher to join our successful and forward thinking Design Technology department to teach Resistant Materials and Constriuction up KS4, with the potential for KS5 for the right candidate. You will be a creative thinker with a modern approach to design and the use of technology, while ensuring that key traditional skills are learned and retained by students. You will join a well-equipped and leading department in a heavily over-subscribed academy.

Employee benefits

Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for NQTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for more experienced teachers. This provision of training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. For NQTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments and an extensive personalised CPD plan. There is also the possibility of shared living accommodation.

“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable..” ... Ofsted Report February 2020.

A thriving school in the heart of the community, with free on-site parking, staff recognition schemes and free gym to counter the “Friday Biscuits” and on-site coffee shop!

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
996 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About The Highcrest Academy

Our Ofsted Report February 2020 says “The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere” “Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school’s motto of ‘aspire achieve’…”. aim is establish culture excellence throughout every element our academy move us from Good Outstanding. Just 30 minutes by train Central London, first All Ability in county Buckinghamshire. It culturally diverse vibrant making it fantastic place teach. We have some students who will need all your support yet also featured national report for providing challenge most able. There are approximately 1,000 on roll, which includes Sixth Form. A new building programme completed last year, comprises brand-new Form Centre, sports facilities including gym, restaurant coffee shop both staff. thriving House system that brings whole community together. fully committed safeguarding children (policies web). members staff “regulated” role under Vetting & Barring Scheme be DBS cleared prior employment.

School location

Hatters Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ

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