Head of Modern Technologies ( Maternity Cover)

July 3, 2020

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Head of Modern Technologies ( Maternity Cover)

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

July 3, 2020, 8:42 am

Head of Modern Technologies ( Maternity Cover)

  • Temporary
  • Anywhere

Kirk Balk Academy

Post: Head of Modern Technologies ( Maternity Cover)
Base: Kirk Balk Academy, West Street, Hoyland, S74 9HX

Scale: MPS – UPS + TLR2c (Subject to job evaluation)
Contract: Maternity Cover ( Up to 12 months)
Closing Date: 7th September 2020


We are genuinely excited to present to you a truly rare and career defining opportunity to join our wonderful academy as our Full Time, Head of Modern Technologies.

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for an inspirational and talented leader to join our Middle Leadership Team from September 2018. As Head of Modern Technology, you will monitor, support and drive the improvement of teaching and learning standards across the department; so that teaching is at least consistently good, and student outcomes continue to improve. This exciting opportunity will provide the right candidate with an opportunity to have a significant whole-academy impact; given that the department contributes considerably to our ‘Open Bucket’ suite of qualifications. As Head of Modern Technology you will be accountable for Design Technology, Resistant Materials, Food and Nutrition and Art.

This role would suit an ambitious and consistently good or outstanding teacher looking to develop their career. You will benefit from a balanced timetable and the support of a very able and knowledgeable senior leadership team. An ability to develop and inspire young people and contribute to school improvement is essential. The ideal candidate will be a Resistant Materials specialist who may or may not currently have leadership experience.

We welcome applications from colleagues who want to be part of a positive and successful team in this exciting time for the academy.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will:

  • Motivate, challenge and inspire students within the Humanities department to be the best that they can be;
  • Be committed to raising the achievement of every student in every subject under their leadership;
  • Have high expectations and be committed to the academy ethos and vision;
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of student achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved.
  • Have a highly strategic understanding of all of the subjects within the faculty.

What you can expect from us:

  • Excellent opportunities for your professional development with access to a specifically tailored CPD package. You will receive the highest standard of induction and CPD support.
  • Friendly and supportive colleagues who go the extra mile in a well-resourced department.
  • An opportunity to work withion a good school.

Want to find out more?

The best way to get a real flavour of our school is to visit us in person to talk to the staff and students – we very much welcome and encourage visitors to the school.

Appointments can be booked by contacting 01226 742286 or email [email protected]. Our comprehensive recruitment pack can also be requested by using these details. The closing date for this post is midday, Monday 7th September 2020; interviews are then scheduled to take place W/C 14th September 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly, as we may call candidates for interview at any time and close the advert early.

Northern Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.

Resources

Application Form.docx

Recruitment Pack.pdf

To apply for this job email your details to kirkbalkhr@northerneducationtrust.org

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