Start Date: 1st September 2024 or Sooner If Possible
Salary – Teacher’s Pay Scale (MPR / UPR)
The Governors of St Thomas More Catholic High are seeking to appoint a dynamic and creative teacher who has the expertise to teach Technology across Key Stages 3 and 4.
The Art & Creative Technology Department at St Thomas More Catholic High School achieves excellent results. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring teacher to contribute further to an already successful team and build on the high standards and encourage pupils across the age and ability range. Technology provides our pupils with the skills and innovation for the future and is a much-valued element of our broad curriculum.
The successful candidate will be able to deliver an inspiring KS3 Design Technology curriculum (resistant materials, product design knowledge desirable) and would primarily teach GCSE AQA Design Technology, with a view to move towards GCSE AQA Art and Design: 3D Design over the next two years.
The successful Teacher will be responsible for delivering high quality teaching with the aim of helping students develop a broad base of skills through practical, investigational, and theoretical work across both Key Stages. You must be able to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and communicate this in an enthusiastic and imaginative way.
We are looking to appoint someone who is confident that they can deliver high quality lessons within a workshop environment. We want projects to ensure students are equipped with a wide range of wood and metal work skills as well more modern techniques such as CAD. Our Workshop is well equipped and includes a laser cutter and 3D printers.
The Art and Creative Technologies department contains a wealth of subject specialists and a part-time technician. At GCSE we deliver separate specialisms in Fine Art, Textiles, Design Technology, Food & Nutrition, Computer Science and Creative iMedia. The successful candidate must be able to feed into the wider character of our department.
We are looking for someone with energy and an ambitious vision for themselves and the young people of our school. If you feel your values and ethos align with ours, then this is an exciting opportunity for you!
We are a friendly and caring community placing the academic progress and welfare of our pupils at the heart of everything we do. Teaching as a vocation is key to our ongoing success and so offer a variety of opportunities for professional development and formation.
The post would suit either a newly qualified or an experienced teacher. It is a full time position.
Further details and a recruitment pack is available below
or by e-mailing Catherine McGlone, Headteacher’s PA & HR Manager:
Closing Date: Wednesday 13th December 2023, 10:00am
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place.