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Teacher Of Design And Technology - Full-time

Valley Park School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4249-469T
  • Posted:11/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:1 September 2020
  • App Close Date:28/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA

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Teacher of Design and Technology

Closing date:     28 February 2020

Start date:          1 September 2020

Interviews:         TBA

Pay scale:            MPS

Our ref:                VPS127

 

Valley Park School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

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.

The role may also for the right candidate, offer opportunities to work on the development of our new STEAM based free school.

Are you the outstanding colleague for whom we are looking?  Are you….

  • An outstanding Design and Technology teacher?
  • Passionate about teaching and learning?
  • Always striving for excellence in student outcomes?
  • An advocate of all students feeling valued, safe and happy?
  • Committed to making the best provision for all students?

Valley Park School (Maidstone, Kent) is both a very highly respected and over-subscribed school and we are able to offer an exciting opportunity for you to join us as Teacher of Design and Technology from September 2020. 

This is a role for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff. We have a strong ethos at Valley Park School and we are looking for a visionary team-worker who would fit into our established workforce.  The role is intended for candidates who have successful classroom experience or who would like to complete their NQT year at an outstanding school. 

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students. Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide Outstanding Care, Outstanding Education and Outstanding Opportunities. New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the school. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across our Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is also available to provide: networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

This post comes with a range of benefits including:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Relocation expenses
  • Funded CPD opportunities (eg NPQML)
  • Potential opportunity to work on the development of our new STEAM based free school opening September 2020

Informal visits are welcomed by prior appointment with the school.  To visit the school, please contact the Office Manager, Mrs Goldup, at:  recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk .

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form and send your completed application to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk .

Information about the school

Valley Park is a thriving community in the heart of Maidstone, comprising approximately 1600 students in years 7 to 13.

We have a specialism in the Creative and Performing Arts. Ofsted in their visit in March 2020, noted that students “conduct themselves with maturity” and “work hard in their lessons, always trying their best.” We are seeking a passionate teacher to join us on the next stage of our journey.

Please return you completed application form to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk .

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School a East Borough which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School and SST Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 661671

Documents

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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.