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Subject Leader Creative Technology - Full-time

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-144T
  • Posted:13/01/2022
  • Pay:UPS/MPS + TLR 2.2 (£4,786)
  • Start Date:April or September 22
  • App Close Date:02/02/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:9 February 2022


We are seeking to appoint a subject leader to join our Art, Design, and Technology Faculty who have relocated to our brand new technology block at the beginning of this academic year. The successful candidate will possess excellent classroom practice and a clear curriculum understanding which they can hone into the creation of a modern creative technologies department.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Technology and who is multi-faceted in being able to teach across the subject disciplines of the department area – particularly at Key Stage 3 & Key Stage 4.  We are currently offering GCSE DT and GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition at Key Stage 4.  We have also previously offered GCSE and A Level Textiles, Graphics and BTEC Level 1/2 Engineering.

You will need to have strong, up-to-date subject knowledge, be motivated and committed with the ability to lead and inspire those around you. You should be confident that students in your care will make exceptional progress.

The departmental vision for our students is:

Linking creative skills and technology to the world of work

  • Staying abreast of current developments in the engineering, digital technologies, product design, food and textiles as part of our creative technology program, ensuring this meets the needs of the students and the school
  • Provide a pathway to success
  • Enhancing the student as a person through confidence building and a ‘can do’ attitude

We have an ambitious vision for our school driven by our excellent team to ensure our students experience as much Outstanding and Good practice as possible. In line with this we are looking for a candidate who can regularly deliver lessons to these standards.

Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students so that they feel secure and valued.

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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).