HEAD OF DESIGN TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED
Do you have experience as a Teacher of Design and Technology?
Are you ready to run the department?
Can you work in a highly popular Secondary School in Crawley?
We are currently supporting a popular, highly-successful and happy community school who’s students enjoy learning and teachers enjoy teaching. This is a high achieving and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed secondary school with 1500 students in Years 7 – 11 and 330 students in the 6th form.
As one of the highest performing schools in West Sussex, with a Progress 8 score of +0.47 (2019), they have an unwavering focus on enabling their students to achieve their maximum potential.
According to their recent Ofsted report, this is a school:
*which is a warm and welcoming place to be with a clear sense of teamwork and community spirit and with excellent working relationships between staff and students
*where leaders and staff are passionate about wanting the best for every student
*which has strong staff morale and a strong sense of pride, which is shared by students and parents
*which has a clear programme of teacher coaching and professional development in place
*where students make consistently good progress across the wide range of academic subjects well above the national average at Key Stage 4
*where behaviour is very good; students are polite, friendly and conduct themselves well; they value their learning and play a full part in lessons
*a school where teachers are proud to work
*a school with excellent developmental and CPD opportunities for staff
The head teacher and governors are looking for a Head of Design and Technology to start at Easter or September 2021.
Design Technology at this school:
*is taught by a superb team of highly skilled, supportive and dedicated staff
*is a popular KS4 subject with 5 groups in Year 11 in Design Technology and Engineering
*has an extremely supportive and collaborative staff team
They are looking for:
*an experienced and exceptional mentor, with the vision and drive to lead there talented and enthusiastic department
*an outstanding and innovative teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning and is committed to excellence and high student achievement
*a skilled practitioner with the ability to teach across all key stages, enabling students of all abilities to reach their maximum potential
*a teacher with a passion for working with young people and a perseverance to make a difference to them and their future
*a teacher with a focus on their own professional development and a drive to work with us to become the best teacher they can be
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and communicates a clear framework to employees. Safeguarding is a key aspect of every role and all staff must have read and be fully aware of the school’s Child Protection Policy. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
As the school is currently unable to offer tours of the school, we are happy to arrange an informal discussion by phone about the post with the Assistant Headteacher. If you would like to arrange a telephone call, please email Paul on (url removed)
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