Job Role: Teacher of DT (Maternity Cover) - Full time
Start date: January 2020
The Governing Body, Trust and Headteacher seek to appoint an inspiring teacher of Design Technology to cover a period of maternity leave, ideally with a Food and Textiles specialism but we encourage all specialisms to apply.
Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history. From September 2017 we welcomed a:
• New Headteacher
• New Chair of Governors, and we
• Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust
In January we set the new vision – “a school of excellence bursting with pride and ambition” and a new mission statement – “to champion each and every student”
This exciting and challenging post requires an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and energetic individual with a strong track record. You will need to display a passion for Design Technology which is evident in your day to day classroom practice, and the ability to work in collaboration with other members of staff to develop and manage projects is essential. Applications from NQTs are welcome and encouraged.
The subjects of Design Technology sits within the School of Learning for Science and Technology.
We can offer you:
• the opportunity to work with an incredibly strong, talented and committed team
• excellent facilities and resources
• an ambitious and dedicated student community with supportive parents
• high quality CPD to develop your career
• extended opportunities to network across the RLT
Kingsdown School is part of a Multi Academy Trust and joined the River Learning Trust on the 1st September 2017. The successful applicant will join the School as a River Learning Trust employee. Applications will only be accepted on a Kingsdown School application form via eTeach. If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.
Closing date for completed applications is Thursday12th December 2019 at 8am.
Interview date – to be confirmed.
No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted.
Kingsdown School is a mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon. The most recent OFSTED inspection commented “Leaders provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced. A notable strength of the school is its care for pupils facing particular difficulties, the work the school does to support pupils’ personal development and well-being is good.”
Kingsdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Kingsdown School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.