Head of Technology

Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Date Posted:26 Apr 2019
£205.00 - £250.00 per day

Head of Technology

Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
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Tradewind are currently working with an excellent school in North Lincolnshire, who are searching for an excellent practitioner to lead their technology department, for the full first term (September - Christmas), this may then be extended or even made into a permanent position. The academy are looking for a strong practitioner, with previous leadership experience, to teach on a reduced timetable while leading the large department. Ideally, the successful candidate would be an engineering specialist, but the academy would be interested in hearing from a candidate with any technology discipline as their specialism, so long as the candidate has a strong working understanding of the other facets of technology. The academy would be willing to be flexible with timetabling, to ensure the candidate is happy. The department will consist of an array of technologies, and the arts as well.

The academy is part of a large and extremely successful multi-academy chain, and has continued to secure a great reputation within the area. With excellent results year on year, the technology department has gone from strength to strength, and you will be leading a group of exceptional teachers. The academy is extremely devoted to developing staff, and ensuring that their staff are developed. As such they are looking for a practitioner who is looking to learn, but also eager to ensure that they part on their knowledge. One of the key advantages to being part of an acclaimed academy trust, is the sharing of resources across the country, meaning you will be provided with excellent resources and training. Ideally, the academy is looking for someone with previous experience in leading a department, but a practitioner that has held responsibility within a department, possibly as a Key Stage leader or a second in department, would also be valued highly.

As mentioned above, an engineering specialism would be ideal for the academy, but any technology specialism would be considered. The position is initially a temporary contract, for the first term of the 2019/2020 academic year, with the view to extension. Payment for this position will be between £200 and £250 per day, but this figure is negotiable.

Any enquiries about this position are welcome, so please contact Alex Bateman on 01522 775347 if you are interested in hearing more.

We are looking for:
*An ICT specialist who can plan and mark their own lessons.
*A committed practitioner who wants to attain the highest standards for their students.
*A practitioner who is dedicated to creating innovative lessons for their students.
*A teacher with QTS (or equivalent teaching qualification.

The school is incredibly accessible, being just across the road from a bus stop, and it has a large amount of free on-site parking. Being in commutable distance from: Scunthorpe, Lincoln, Grimsby, Retford and Nottingham, this is an excellent site and place to work.

The school can offer you:
*Excellent CPD and room for professional development.
*A strong, cohesive department.
*The opportunity to explore your teaching techniques.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role, please email your CV or for further information please call Alex Bateman on 01522 775347
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, which is 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

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