Head of Design Technology

Maltings Academy, Witham

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Job Ref No. ECC8816907-275 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main Pay Range
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: to be advised  

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Permanent, Full Time

September 2022 Start

We are looking for a talented Head of Design Technology. You will join an academy embarking on an exciting new journey under new leadership. The successful candidate will lead, manage and develop the department, maximising student achievement and progress. You will be expected to :

  • To be accountable for operational and strategic planning
  • To ensure effective curriculum provision & development
  • To ensure effective data management
  • To ensure effective communications for the department
  • To ensure effective management of departmental resources

Ideally you will have:

  • A record of raising and maintaining standards.
  • Vision, drive and flare as you join our supportive and forward thinking team of teachers.
  • A genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to the academy.

This role is suitable for an experienced teacher with a proven track record of high performance as well as ambitious NQTs and professionals who are within their first few years of teaching. We work closely with our sister academy, New Rickstones Academy (graded Good), also in Witham and have a joint Sixth Form provision. Although this role is based at Maltings Academy, you will be expected to work across both academies.

We offer:

  • A commitment to further developing you as a future leader through access to the school network of our sponsor Academies Enterprise Trust.
  • To be part of an academy moving forward at pace.
  • A highly committed staff team developing and driving a culture of high expectations and no excuses.
  • Visits to the academy are welcomed. For an informal discussion about the post, and to arrange a visit please contact Julie Joiner: jjoiner@maltingsacademy.org

Closing date : 22nd May 2022

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today and join us to help create an excellent education for all.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our websitehttps://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/initial-teacher-trainingfor further details.

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Message from James Forbes, Head of Academy

I am delighted that you are interested in joining our team of highly ambitious and aspirational individuals who are passionate about raising standards and significantly improving the life chances of the young people of Witham.

Maltings is a remarkable learning community, filled with talented and creative staff, all of whom share a vision for balance, relevant and challenging curriculum alongside teaching and learning excellence. With excellent results, tailored career paths and opportunities to share best practice with our sister academy (New Rickstones Academy) and within a Trust that spans nationwide, this is exactly the right time to join the team.

It is a privilege to lead Maltings Academy. Our shared sense of purpose and a vision for success make this an inspiring place to be a part of for both the students and staff. I encourage you to arrange a visit to see for yourself the special nature of Maltings, our sense of purpose and our ambitious drive for success.

Staff benefits Staff benefits include: BHSF Cash Health Plan BHSF Network Benefits (discounts at high street and online retailers) Pension Scheme (Local Government / Teachers Pensions) Discounted membership at local leisure centres/gyms Modern, state of the art building with fantastic facilities Restaurant (catering by CucinA) Free tea and coffee Free car parking

As an Investors in People organisation staff development is a high priority and we offer a flexible professional development programme. Development is available for teachers at all stages of their career including teacher training (through School Direct).

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Karen Lawson
Maltings Academy
Spinks Lane, Witham
Essex, CM8 1EP
Telephone: 01376 512 911 x1325
Email: hr@maltingsacademy.org

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