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Head Of Technology - Full-time

Goodwin Academy, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-4023-95T
  • Posted:08/02/2019
  • Pay:£25,750 - £39,964 per annum, plus TLR2b £4,728
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Start Date: April 2019

Location: Deal, Kent

Full-time Permanent

TSAT Teacher Scale £25,750 - £39,964 per annum, plus TLR2b £4,728

Closing Date for applications: 25th February 2019

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Head of Technology to join Goodwin Academy.

What we can offer you:

  • A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Excellent gym facilities
  • Regular CPD and social events, including Trust CPD days, the Trust Christmas party and regular Trust theatre trips to London
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding practice through resources, mentoring and school visits 

As of 1st September 2018, Goodwin Academy has joined The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT), a family of 16 primary and secondary schools in Kent and Portsmouth which was rated by the Department for Education as the best performing Multi Academy Trust in the country for KS4 progress (2018). TSAT is a successful trust underpinned by a commitment to transform the life chances of our students, based on our four key values: Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve. The Trust was a runner-up for the TES Employer of the Year award in 2018.

As a result of £25 million investment from the Department of Education, Goodwin Academy moved into its new home in September 2017. Based on Hamilton Road, the new Academy can accommodate up to 1300 students as the education of Deal’s young people has come under one roof.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a qualified and experienced Technology Teacher
  • Be able to consistently deliver good or outstanding practice
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Technology
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject
  • Be able to motivate his/her pupils
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy
  • Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching Technology
  • To implement and support all Academy policies.
  • To collaborate with other leaders and managers in raising standards within the curriculum to Good and Outstanding including all student groups.
  • To raise standards of teaching, learning and progress to ensure all subject staff deliver and all students receive Good and Outstanding lessons.
  • To coach and mentor subject staff to raise standards in learning and progress to be Good and Outstanding.

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in a newly-built school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career and join at the start of a new and exciting time for this academy, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

As of 1st September 2018, Goodwin Academy has joined The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT), a family of 15 primary and secondary schools in Kent and Portsmouth which was rated by the Department for Education as the best performing Multi Academy Trust in the country for KS4 progress (2018). TSAT is a successful trust underpinned by a commitment to transform the life chances of our students, based on our four key values: Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve. The Trust was a runner-up for the TES Employer of the Year award in 2018.

As a result of £25 million investment from the Department of Education, Goodwin Academy moved into its new home in September 2017. The new school is a three storey building with a four court Sports Hall.

Based on Hamilton Road, the new Academy can accommodate up to 1300 students as the education of Deal’s young people has come under one roof.

The multi-functional building consists of a large Dining Hall and Theatre, plus ICT, Technology, Performing Arts and Modern Foreign Language classrooms on the Ground Floor. On the First Floor, are the English, Humanities and Art faculty, along with some additional ICT classrooms. Maths and Science are based on the Second Floor alongside the Sixth Form Common Room. In addition to the Sports Hall, with its Olympic standard floor, there is a Fitness Suite and Dance Studio.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.