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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Design and technology
Working pattern
Part time
19.5 hours per week Weds, Thurs and Fri
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary to August 2022)

Job summary

We are looking for an outstanding Design and Technology teacher to join our enthusiastic and committed department. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and inspirational professional who is ready to develop their career in a friendly and supportive school. We would welcome applications from either a newly qualified teacher or an experienced practitioner.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding practitioner, with excellent interpersonal skills and will be able to teach across the age and ability range up to GCSE/Level 2. A holistic approach to teaching Design & Technology is required, with the ability to teach Design Technology, Food, and Computing in Key Stage 3, so that our students gain a varied skill set that will enable them to access the courses in Year 9.

Design and Technology and Computing is a successful, well-established area of the school running courses in: Design and Technology, Construction, iMedia and Hospitality and Catering at GCSE/Level 2 as well as A Level Product Design and Digital Film Production. The subject uptake is strong in all areas; we have a great team of teachers and technicians producing quality work with our students in the department. We are all passionate about our subjects helping to influence the next generation of designers, engineers and chefs. We have a mixture of multipurpose rooms, which are well stocked with both traditional and modern tools/equipment so the students are given a broad range of experiences.

With significant change within the Design & Technology and Computing faculty this year, we are embracing and preparing for the effective delivery of a range of courses and we would welcome your contributions to this very exciting time in our subject area. He or she will get the chance to get involved with revising schemes of work, ensuring the curriculum is engaging, and developing enrichment opportunities for all learners.

You will be a person who thrives on challenge, enjoys working with young people and is passionate about seeing them achieve.

The person we are looking for should be:
• a creative and highly effective teacher, with an enthusiasm for enabling young people to achieve
• self-motivating, and with excellent time-management skills;
• a team player who wants to work and engage with colleagues at all levels within the school.

Applying for the job

For further information, please contact the school. Application forms and all supporting information can be downloaded from the school website: www.eckington.net

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1232 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01246 432849

About Eckington School

At Eckington School, we have high ambitions in all that we do, so not only do we expect students to strive to excel in their academic studies, but also to develop resilience and character, through all of school life: including exposure to wide-ranging extra-curricular activities, school trips, their studies and through their social and friendship groups. We want all of our students to leave Eckington School with a wide body of knowledge and skills and a strength of character, so they are best equipped for what comes next, and can live an exceptional life.

As part of LEAP Multi Academy Trust, “Achieving Excellence” is our overriding priority. We place students at the centre of everything we do, creating a culture of success and a love of learning which enhances students’ achievements and their personal, social and emotional development. Our ambitious and emerging Multi Academy Trust currently comprises of three secondary academies serving nearly 4000 young people, with the other two sister academies situated in Rotherham. This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious colleagues to be part of this journey.

Arranging a visit to Eckington School

To arrange a visit to the school please email sharon,foster@eck.leap-mat.org.uk

School location

Dronfield Road, Sheffield, Derbyshire, S21 4GN

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