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Teacher of Design and Technology - The Discovery Academy

Employer
The Discovery Academy
Location
the discovery Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
Actual Salary (30,000-46,525)
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Teacher of Design and Technology

The Discovery Academy

Principal: Ms J Schofield | Required: September 2024 | Teacher of Design and Technology| Actual Salary (£30,000 - £46, 525) | Applications from both experienced and ECTs are welcome. 

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Design and Technology to join our strong team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, supportive, and successful faculty.

At the Discovery Academy our purpose is that we are committed to "delivering ambitious, high-quality teaching and learning every lesson, every day that overcomes inequality and allows every student to achieve success".  As an Academy we have created a culture around our core values of Pride, Respect and Commitment to ensure high expectations, positive relationships, and support for all students.  We believe having high expectations of behaviour and attitudes enables teachers to teach and students to develop in a caring, supportive environment.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £4.5 million additional teaching facility. The Academy is part of the Alpha Academies Trust which is located in Stoke-on-Trent and consists of two Secondary Schools, three Primary Schools and a Central team. Alpha Academies Trust has been established to create a network of primary and secondary academies in North Staffordshire. Our purpose is to deliver a first-class education for every child and overcome inequality. This means that we recruit outstanding staff and make their professional development a number one priority.

Alpha Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Employer which means that it has made commitments to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. Should you require any reasonable adjustments during any point of the application process, please contact our HR/Recruitment Team at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk to discuss.

The Trust offers a benefits package which includes a good pension scheme with a current employer contribution of 28.68%, discounted gym membership for on-site gyms and a 30% discount at Nuffield Health Stoke Fitness & Wellbeing Gym, free on-site parking, subsidised meals and a Cyclescheme. We also offer an Employee Assistance Programme through Care first including counselling services.

Alpha Academies are committed to staff development and all staff are encouraged to be members of the Chartered College of Teaching. This is financed by the Trust and colleagues are encouraged to access their resources and embark upon their qualifications.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as an online social media check along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, visit our website's vacancies page at https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/. Click on 'Explore Available Opportunities,' find the vacancy you wish to apply for, and simply click on the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page, which will direct you to the Alpha Academies Trust vacancy portal. If you're already registered, please log in to submit your application. New users can register using the sign-up option and proceed to submit their application. Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 17th June 2024 at 9:00am 
Interview Date: Week Commencing 17th June 2024

 

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