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Teacher Of Design Technology - Full-time

Holcombe Grammar School, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-4068-20T
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:TSAT Teacher Scale £26,458 - £41,063
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:01/03/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Holcombe Grammar school require a Design and Technology specialist teacher to join an established high achieving department that is in the process of expansion and modernisation. This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated designer/maker who is focused on working in a dynamic, creative and supportive department.

The senior staff in the department pride themselves on their ability to train teachers to an outstanding level and to nurture staff to achieve sustainable and progressive careers and have a superb track record of achieving this.

 

We are a successful grammar school for students aged 11-18 with aspirational ambitions for our students whilst maintaining a long-standing reputation for being a supportive and caring environment in which to teach and learn.

Ater the school’s 'Good' Ofsted judgement in April 2018, Holcombe Grammar School continues its journey  towards becoming one of the most successful grammar schools in the Southeast.

 

What you will get from Holcombe Grammar School:

  • Work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our trust.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning - proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Access to the New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of Holcombe Grammar School
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking onsite
  • Opportunity to work in a campus of well-appointed buildings centred around the historic Holcombe Manor
  • Easy access to M2, M20 and M25

What you will need to succeed:

The candidate is expected to be a creative, passionate and driven teacher that thrives in a collaborative environment. The teacher will be expected to teach across all core design technology specialisms at KS3 including Food, Textiles, Resistant materials and Graphics and have some CAD/CAM background. However, the department will offer training to gap fill subject knowledge. The ideal candidate would have specialist knowledge in Resistant Materials, Engineering or Product Design as these are the departments lead qualifications and possible areas of development. This role is ideal for an established teacher who wants to develop to outstanding or a NQT who is looking for a long-term project to grow their practice in.

Information about the school

We are a successful grammar school for students aged 11-18 with a long-standing reputation for being a supportive and caring environment in which to teach and learn.

After the school’s 'Good' Ofsted judgement in April 2018, Holcombe Grammar School has continued to make rapid progress towards becoming one of the most successful grammar schools in the Southeast.

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer. Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Simon Arnold
  • Address:Holcombe Grammar School, Letchworth Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6JB
  • Telephone: 01634 830083
  • Email: office@holcombegrammar.org.uk

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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.