Teacher of Design & Technology - Newton Abbot College (Ivy Education Trust)
- Multiple Locations
- Full Time
Required to start September 2023.
We have an exciting opportunity for a teacher of Design & Technology who is an excellent classroom practitioner, deeply committed to improving student outcomes and passionate about teaching and learning to join our growing and successful Design & Technology department.
We are looking for a classroom practitioner who is inspirational, dedicated and forward-thinking; determined to raise standards across all subject disciplines; creative, enthusiastic and committed to active learning; and an excellent team player. You will be keen to work with the department and our two Design & Technology technicians to grow our course offer in response to increasing demand from students to study Design & Technology at KS4 and KS5, with a particular focus on introducing Engineering at KS4.
As a teacher you will:
• demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills
• enthuse and motivate all students
• demonstrate incredibly high expectations
• believe that all students are capable of success.
• Be experienced in delivering the ‘paper & board’ Design Technology GCSE course
• have experience of delivering Product Design A level (or have a wish to teach the subject at A Level).
If you think you can make a difference to our students and relish the idea of joining our successful, supportive and highly motivated team in the delivery of an excellent education, then we want to hear from you!
Newton Abbot College is an over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their careers. There is a very strong sense of community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another and everybody is proud of their role; as together we grow our college from strength to strength.
The Ivy Education Trust works closely with all schools within the Trust and beyond. The Ivy Education Trust celebrates the diversity of each of its schools and is founded upon the alignment of vision and values that we all commonly hold to secure the best outcomes for our pupils.
The Ivy Education Trust is committed to providing a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum in all its schools so all children and young people develop the character and qualifications needed to open doors to their future success. A strong focus on developing and providing inspirational teaching and leadership in all schools, through school-to-school improvement, ensures outstanding progress and educational enjoyment for all members of the partnership’s community.
The unique character of each school is celebrated and nurtured to ensure choice and variety in educational provision. The Trust is determined that all children should be able to attend a good or better school regardless of where they live.
Our mission is to improve life chances for every child and young person we serve, through broadening their opportunities and enabling them to reach their full potential. We support and all members of our learning community to dream big, aim high, and achieve more than they ever thought was possible. If you share these visions and aspirations, then we very much welcome your application for this post.
If you have any questions about the role, then please email Maire Kemp, Head of Design & Technology on firstname.lastname@example.org
Application forms and further information are available from our website, www.ivyeducationtrust.co.uk or via email to email@example.com
Completed application forms should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org before the closing date stated below. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the deadline, so please get your applications in early.
Interview Date: 9th June 2023