Reporting to: Curriculum Leader, Art, Design and Technology
Location: Derby, DE21 4ET
Start Date : 20 April 2020 or 1 September 2020
Closing Date: Monday 24 February 2020 at 9 am
Interviews: Thursday 27 February 2020
Having converted to academy status at the heart of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust in May 2017, Da Vinci Academy is an increasingly successful secondary school with around 650 students and an increasing school roll. In Summer 2019, we were proud to be the most improved Progress 8 school in Derby. A student centred philosophy is supported by an unwavering commitment to the achievement of successful outcomes for each and every young person. Together with the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, a strong and clear vision is in place - one team changing worlds. Our vision is achieved by supporting all to Aspire, Believe, Learn, Achieve. This is what we all firmly believe in and strive to achieve at all times. The benefit of our close-knit academy community is a real team environment where people genuinely care for each other and where students and staff alike can really shine.
We are looking to recruit a Teacher of Design and Technology to start on 20 April 2020 or 1 September 2020. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner with the skills and determination to ensure exciting learning and outstanding progress for students of all abilities. You will possess the energy and enthusiasm to share good practice and to achieve a high standard of education for students leading to excellent outcomes.
Design and Technology is loved by students with high numbers electing to study it at GCSE and BTEC levels. We are looking for someone to develop and inspire this subject to its full potential. The successful applicant will work as part of a small and dedicated team who have a real passion for their creative, academic and practical parts of our increasingly successful whole school curriculum.
We are looking for someone who:
· has high expectations of pupil progress
· is passionate about education and developing a love of learning in students
· has the skills to work collaboratively with the teaching team
· can build positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents
· is willing to embrace or bring new ideas to the Academy
· has a commitment to developing their own skills
It is an exciting time at Da Vinci Academy and you will be part of our future development and the journey to securing improvement and raising standards across all areas.
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