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Teacher of Design & Technology - Full-time

Ebbsfleet Academy, Swanscombe

  • Ref:KCC886-4001-445T
  • Posted:19/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:06/05/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you passionate about equipping young minds with the skills they need to thrive in a rapidly evolving world? At Ebbsfleet Academy, we believe in nurturing well-rounded global citizens through a robust curriculum that fosters growth and development at every stage.

As a Teacher of Design and Technology, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the educational journey of our students. Our KS3 curriculum is meticulously planned to cater to individual needs while providing a comprehensive foundation for KS4 and KS5 studies. We prioritise digital literacy, ensuring our students are equipped with essential skills to navigate the digital landscape with confidence and independence.

At Ebbsfleet Academy, interdisciplinary connections are celebrated. Through collaborative projects with subjects like English, Maths, Science, and Geography, students develop vital literacy and numeracy skills enhanced by digital technology. Our goal? To empower young learners to become adept readers, writers, and speakers, equipped with the analytical prowess demanded by today's competitive world.

In our dynamic Art, Design & Technology department, you'll find a vibrant mix of subject areas spanning across all key stages:

🎨 KS3: Art, Computer Science, Food Technology, Product Design, and Textiles

🖥️ KS4: Art, Craft and Design, Computer Science, Design Technology, Food and Nutrition, Textiles Design, and Three-Dimensional Design

📚 KS5: Computer Science, Art & Design – Textiles Design, and Three-Dimensional Design

Join us in instilling core values that transcend the classroom, laying the groundwork for success in every aspect of school life and beyond. If you're ready to inspire, challenge, and empower the next generation, we want you on our team. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey with Ebbsfleet Academy!

This is a fixed term, full-time position, offering MPS/UPS - based on experience + London Fringe Allowance. Please be aware that there is a possibility for a TLR for an exceptional candidate.

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply.

Information about the school

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Talent Team, Leigh Acadamies Trust
  • Address:Carnation Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412200
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk


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 Education.