Head of Design and Technology

Recruiter
Rikama Education
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£38000 - £43000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This independent boarding school offers students a safe and friendly environment for the students. The staff are all highly - qualified subject specialists with high personal standards and expectations of their pupils' effort and achievement. Class sizes are small which enables students to benefit from the close guidance and individual attention from teachers.

We are working with the school who are looking for a Head of Design and Technology to join their team. Your responsibilities as Head of Design and Technology will be:

• to lead and inspire the learning and teaching of your subject in the School;
• To report to the Headmaster and Academic Deputy Head in the Michaelmas term with analysis of the previous year's examination results and present the academic development plan for the current year
• to attend Heads of Departments' meetings;
• to track performance of all pupils and offer suitable guidance to pupils and staff to aid raising achievement;
• to assume responsibility for the ordering, maintenance, safety and development of departmental resources and for the planning and control of the departmental budget
• Leading a strong and supportive team
• Teaching Design and Technology to KS3, KS4 & KS5

To be successful in the Head of Design and Technology role, you must:

• Hold an up to date DBS
• Hold relevant teaching qualifications (Bachelor of Education / PGCE / QTS)
• Have experience teaching Design and Technology up to A Level
• Work well with staff and pupils alike
• Have strong classroom management skills

The school will look at a Second in Charge of Design and Technology, or a Senior DT Teacher looking to progress in their career.

The school will offer the successful Head of Design and Technology:

• Pension contribution
• Work within their thriving and friendly department
• Access to the fitness facilities, when not being used by students
• Excellent rates of pay in line with your experience from £38000 to £43000

If you are interested in this Head of Design and Technology role, please apply with an up to date CV