Temporary Teacher of Technology

Tor Bridge High, Plymouth, Devon


Job details

Subject Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

Miller Way, Estover, Plymouth, PL6 8UN
Tel: (01752) 207907

Temporary full-time teacher of Technology (MPR/UPR)
Required from Monday 1st June 2020 until Friday 18th December 2020
(end date subject to change)
to cover Shared Parental Leave

Tor Bridge High in Plymouth, rated Good by Ofsted in March 2018, was described as having “an open and positive school culture”, “where pupils of different ages happily co-exist”.

Ours is a thriving school oversubscribed for the seventh year.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher, who is able to teach Technology to Key Stage 3 & 4 full time for a period of six months to cover paternity leave for one of our valued colleagues.

We are a successful and thriving Technology faculty, looking to develop and maintain our provision of D&T and Engineering courses. We are looking for a new colleague to join our experienced technology team from June 2020.

Experience of teaching a Design & Technology specialism at KS3 & 4 is essential, and experience of engineering workshop teaching would also be desirable, but not essential.

If you are:
• Keen to join a school where you will be well supported and encouraged to develop professionally.
• Passionate about outstanding teaching and learning.
• Innovative, hardworking and an excellent practitioner.
• Determined to support young people to enjoy learning and make good progress in Technology
• A good team player, looking for a role in a well led, organised and resourced team,

then we would be delighted to hear from you. An information pack and application form is available from the School website (www.torbridge.net). For further details or to arrange a visit please contact Reception on 01752 207907 or email TBH-HR@torbridge.net

Closing date: noon on 14th April 2020
Provisional Interview Date: 22nd April 2020

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Checks will also be made with previous employers.

Essential educational requirements

Good Hons. Degree

Essential qualifications

Good Hons. Degree
Qualified Teacher Status
Willingness to undertake further CPD
Relevant Post Graduate Studies (unless 1st degree is B Ed)

Essential skills and experience

Proven ability to teach GCSE Technology
Understanding of Exam Board specifications
Excellent classroom practitioner
Good ICT skills
Ability to self-evaluate to inform improved outcomes
Ability and desire to make a significant contribution to the School as a whole
Aptitude to embrace good practice in other areas
Excellent subject knowledge
Understanding and application of performance data and assessment for learning objectives
Awareness of wider educational contemporary issues
Have a willingness to extend skills through appropriate training
A passion and desire to drive things forward
The confidence to take risks and do things differently
Commitment to working within the School’s Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
Commitment to high standards and expectations
High levels of professional integrity
Flexibility to undertake any role within the department

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1248 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Tor Bridge High website (opens in a new window)
Contact email TBH-HR@torbridge.net

School location

Miller Way, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8UN