Teacher of Design & Technology

Swindon, Wiltshire

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Date Posted:07 May 2020
  1. Design & Technology
Competitive
  1. Long-term

Teacher of Design & Technology

Swindon, Wiltshire

We are looking to recruit a Teacher of DT (Resistant Materials) for a forward thinking Academy in North Swindon. This exciting opportunity will commence from September 2020.

We are looking for a conscientious, dedicated DT teacher who has excellent subject knowledge, a passion for DT and the ability to enthuse students.

The Academy is an ambitious school with a track record of continuous improvement. The school ethos is rooted in our principles of Drive, Integrity, Scholarship and Contribution. As their students develop these attributes during their time with them, they move towards adulthood, better prepared to take on the challenges they will face. The Academy wants all of their students to flourish academically and personally in an aspirational and supportive environment.

The Academy's house system, student leadership opportunities and extra-curricular programme ensure that their students have an extensive range of opportunities to develop character, demonstrate compassion and contribute to the community.

We are working closely with this Academy to find a DT teacher who:

* is a dynamic teacher with high expectations and a commitment to improvement
* has boundless energy and a commitment to all aspects of school life
* is a well-qualified DT teacher (preferably Resistant Materials)
* would act as a model of their values of drive, integrity, scholarship and contribution
* would demonstrate excellent organisational and inter-personal skills and the ability to
contribute to a team
* has a desire and passion to make a real difference to the lives and life-chances of their
students

This Academy in North Swindon can offer you:

* enthusiastic, friendly and well-behaved students who deserve the very best teachers
* a superb building with state-of-the-art facilities
* hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic staff
* a rigorous whole-school discipline policy effectively supported by the senior leadership
team.
* a fantastic team of DT teachers, who have been working together to develop their Mastery
Curriculum
* supportive leadership and a committed Governing Body
* a guaranteed CPD offer with real opportunities to develop as a teacher

The Academy has their our own curriculum and their own online learning portal which all help the staff to share knowledge and resources, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. They reward their staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. They invest in our staff wellbeing. The school has at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing wellbeing programme.

Things to know about registering with Tradewind:

* 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
* 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

The essentials:
To join us and be successful in these supply teaching roles you will need to:
* Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification / NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this secondary supply teaching position, or for more information about the roles we have on offer, contact Michelle on 0117 301 7578 / michelle.withers@twrecruitment.com.
We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. As a Tradewind employee you'll have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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