Subject Leader, Design and Technology

Philip Morant School and College, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC5404-563 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main/Upper Pay Scale £30,000 - £46,525 with TLR 2A
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: Week commencing 22nd April 2024  

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Philip Morant School & College

Subject Leader, Design and Technology

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Actual Salary from: £30,000 - £46,525 (M1- U3) with TLR 2A (£7,847pa)

Start Date: September 2024

The Role

We have created new positions in our technology subject area leadership and are looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Subject Leader for Design and Technology. The position will suit an experienced design and technology teacher with some experience of Subject Leadership. Do you believe that there are no limits to student achievement? If so, why not consider joining our school and make a real difference to our young people.

The technology department has been recently refurbished with a new purpose built multi use room, four existing workshops and a computer room shared across the department.

This position covers the planning, delivery and coordination of the curriculum in the areas of Product Design, Graphics and Engineering and developing the key stage 3 content to ensure it is equipping students with the skills and knowledge to progress into the courses offered in key stage four and (potentially) five. This position will also include line management of the department Technician.

Working as a team with the Lead Practitioner for Vocational Subjects and the Subject Coordinator for Food, we are looking for someone who can play a key part in achieving outstanding outcomes and progressing the subject to delivery at key stage 5 as part of our Sigma Sixth provision.

For further information or to arrange a visit, please email spencer.vickers@pmsc.school.

  • This post is 100% FTE.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • The effective leadership, development and management of an appropriately broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum which is ambitious for all students and is in line with the school's Curriculum principles.
  • The effective leadership, development, delivery and monitoring of High Quality Teaching strategies and approaches, including the Development of Reading, as appropriate to the subject, in line with the school's HQT and Extra Help principles.
  • The effective leadership, management and monitoring of assessment for learning approaches and reporting procedures within the department, in line with the school's Assessment for Learning principles.
  • The leadership of relevant approaches and provision of opportunities within the department that contribute to the personal development and wellbeing of students.

(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
  • Ability to teach "outstanding" lessons in Design and Technology
  • Ability to develop and implement a high quality broad and balanced curriculum
  • A proven track record in monitoring and improving student attainment
  • A passion for teaching, developing and training staff within the curriculum area and making a real difference to young people
  • Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

If you are a dynamic teacher with experience and passionate about the subject of Design and Technology, who would like to work in a supportive and collaborative environment and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required to join our school, please apply.

If you would like any further information, please email spencer.vickers@pmsc.school.

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Philip Morant School & College?

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/U2lb09a6nbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDUzNDAwMHwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDI5NjE1Mjh8MA%3d%3d?i=SzlJ4EeI0KE%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, Monday 15th April 2024
  • Interviews: Week commencing 22nd April 2024

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

We are a large secondary school in Colchester and also enjoy a thriving Sixth Form College. We are a popular School with waiting lists for every year and are proud of our strong academic record. We have an excellent and enthusiastic staff led by a strong senior leadership team and we work hard to provide an environment where every student is valued and their varying needs met. Our pastoral care is based upon a highly successful house system and ensures support both for students and parents.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sigma HR
Rembrandt Way, Colchester
Essex, CO3 4QS
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: pmsc.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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