Teacher of Design and Technology (Possible TLR2a for suitable candidate )

Status: 32.5hours per week
Salary: MPS/UPS, starting at £28,000 to £43,685 (depending on experience) + TLR2a (£3,017) for Leader of Learning
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 19th May 2023, 8:00am

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, ‘good’ school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We are looking for a well-qualified candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Teacher of Design and Technology (or Leader of Learning for suitable candidate) within our Create Learning Zone (Design and Technology, Art, Craft & Design, Art -Graphic Communication, Art – Textiles, Food Preparation and Nutrition, and Engineering). Applications from ITT and experienced teachers are welcome.

We seek  an excellent, creative and enthusiastic teacher with the ambition to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role. A collaborative and driven practitioner who thoroughly enjoys teaching their subject and understand the importance in contributing to our pupils’ wider development. Applications are encouraged from candidates with experience of teaching Design and Technology either on placement or as part of recent paid employment

Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas.  To enhance pupils’ learning and create independence, all pupils and staff are provided with an electronic device.

Our school has a focus on delivering a core curriculum as a priority to support all learning; all teachers are required to deliver and support both literacy and numeracy strategies alongside their specialism/s.

We Offer a supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. An excellent ECT induction programme.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our pupils, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this; contributing to this culture and developing it further.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

Oakwood High School is a Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs.  In addition, the school offers CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 18th  May 2023 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held on week beginning 22 May 2023. Outcome of applications will be communicated by end of day Friday 19th May. Applicants  are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website at https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/vacancies/oakwood-vacancies/

Candidates must use the appropriate JDPS as provided in links below and state clearly at the start of supporting statement which role has been applied for.

Start date is from September 2023.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects
all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

JDPS for Teacher of Design and Technology

JDPS for Leader of Learning – Design and Technology

Job Description/Person Specification (docx)