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Head of Technology - Full-time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-507T
  • Posted:01/11/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR2
  • Start Date:May or September 2023
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 5th December 2022

Advert

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • TLR

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Head of Technology who is passionate about their subject and will be able to motivate students through inspirational teaching.  You will have experience of teaching across the age range in technology specialisms (Food, DT and/or engineering).  You will join a highly motivated team, committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, and to instilling in our students a passion for the subject.

We are a GOOD school. Our Ofsted in November 2017 highlighted our many Good and Outstanding features. The successful candidate will help to expand and develop an exciting curriculum and will work with other members of the faculty to raise attainment across all key stages.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • be a passionate teacher of technology and a committed team player;
  • demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism towards student attainment and achievement;
  • demonstrate evidence of raising attainment and developing excellence;
  • have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students.

We are very proud of the positive learning culture that exists in the school, this is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support. We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

For more information about our school please visit our website: https://www.thesittingbourneschool.org.uk/

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Sarah Scott-Drysdale, at sarah.scottdrysdale@swale.at or 01795 472449.

Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

 

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large, oversubscribed school built on a strong sense of community, making us a warm and very special place to be part of.  Our staff work tirelessly to ensure the wellbeing and happiness of every child. However, we are not a school where we allow ourselves to be defined or limited by the pastoral care we offer. We never forget that teaching and learning is our core business. Our motto is “Empowered through learning” because we believe that through excellent teaching and a fantastic curriculum every child can succeed, be happy and change their lives. Therefore, we are driving to ensure every child consistently receives high quality teaching and learning in every lesson and engages in a challenging and relevant curriculum.

The Sittingbourne School is a non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr N Smith
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: tssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.