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Job Ref No. ECC4024-237S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale (M1 - M6) + TLR2A
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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HARWICH AND DOVERCOURT HIGH SCHOOL

HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Pay Range: Teachers Main Pay Scale (M1 - U3)

Actual Salary from: £30,000 - £46,525+ TLR 2A - (£7,847)

Start Date: 1st September 2024

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the Technology Department (all disciplines to KS4) and to monitor and support student progress.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Should you be successful during the shortlisting process interviews will be held face to face at the school.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

· To monitor and follow-up student progress.

· To formulate aims, objectives and strategic plans (for all disciplines of Technology al Key Stages) which have coherence and relevance to the needs of students and to the aims, objectives and strategic plans of the School.

· To keep up to date with national developments in subject areas and teaching practice and methodology.

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

· Qualified Teacher Status

· Excellent classroom practitioner across the age and ability range

· Able to devise and implement strategies for improving student progress

· Excellent ICT skills

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Harwich and Dovercourt High School?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

Employee benefits include:

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Pension scheme

· Free membership to Perkbox

· Cycle to Work scheme

· Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2lbf4d1nbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDUzMTM0MnwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDI5NDY4MDZ8MA%3d%3d?i=Dnkzd7kqgAo%3d

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

· Closing date: Midnight Sunday 14th April 2024

· Shortlisting will take place on W/C 15th April 2024

· Interviewing date: TBC

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is a vibrant, caring school serving the community. Every student is welcomed, challenged and supported to achieve their full potential and every student has opportunities and experiences to ensure their schooling is fulfilling and enjoyable.

At Harwich and Dovercourt High School we believe in partnerships between students, staff and the home. We believe in responsibility, ambition and commitment, where no challenge is too great and where great futures are nurtured.

Our goal is for every student to be proud of their efforts and achievement and for every parent and carer to be proud of their child, school and community. Our pledge is to work tirelessly in the pursuit of excellence.

Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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

Sigma Trust HR Team
Hall Lane
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 3TG
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: hdhs.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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