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Teacher of Design Technology Date Posted: 16 September 2019
Magpie Hall Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 8HZ
£ £27,596 to £43,348 per year
Full-time only.
Closing date: 12th October 2019

Job description

Bishop Justus is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Teacher of Design Technology, who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education. We are open to applications from experienced teachers or ambitious newcomers.

Our ideal candidate will:
• Be an excellent teacher of Design Technology;
• Have a love of the subject and desire and ability to convey this to students;
• Be enthusiastic, energetic and open to innovation;
• Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent;
• Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace;
• Be committed to extra-curricular activities including lunch time activities;
• Be committed to continuing professional learning;
• Have integrity, optimism and a good sense of humour;
• Hold a good honours degree along with qualified teacher status.

In return, we offer:
• A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
• A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
• A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
• A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances;
• A school in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit prior to application.

We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

Essential educational requirements

-Have high expectations of themselves and their students
-Hold positive values and attitudes, and adopt high standards of behaviour in their professional role
-Have commitment to ensure every student achieves their full educational potential
-Use student data to inform progress and attainment
-Have a commitment to progress and enthusiasm for learning
-Have diligence, drive and focus to boost standards
-Have high quality organisational and communication skills
-Have a commitment to collaboration and co-operative working
-Demonstrate exemplary professional and personal standards in all their actions
-Be able to establish fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with students
-Have the ability to inform, advise and guide students to ensure progression
-Know how to make effective personalised provision for those they teach, including those who have SEN, disabilities, or English as an additional language

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Degree or equivalent
Commitment to professional learning activities

Essential skills and experience

-Excellent, secure knowledge of their subject and related pedagogy
-Good, up-to-date working knowledge of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies
-Skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT to support their teaching and wider professional activities
-A range of approaches to assessment, including the importance of formative assessment
-Assessment requirements and arrangements for the subjects they teach, including public exams and qualifications
-How to make effective personalised provision for those they teach
-Up-to-date safeguarding procedures, and the ability to identify and support students as appropriate.


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