Farringdon Community Academy - Curriculum Leader of Technology with Specialism in Food and Child Development

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Closed for applications on 11/10/2019 12:00
£23720 - £39406
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Schools - Teaching
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Farringdon Community Academy
Closing date:
11 Oct
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Address – Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 3EL
Tel: (0191) 917 1500
Email: enquiries@farringdonca.net Web: www.farringdonschool.co.uk Headteacher: Neal Holder

Position: Curriculum Leader of Technology with specialism in Food and Child Development
Teachers’ Pay Scale + TLR2c (£6,645)
Full Time, Permanent Contract Starting: January 2020

Farringdon Community Academy is an aspirational, inclusive and inspiring 11-16 school community which values the individuality of all students and staff. We live our values of ‘Excellence Through Endeavour’ in all that we say and do. We value all of our students equally and ensure that their opportunities and experiences reflect this. We believe every child can achieve and should be supported and challenged to fulfil both their personal and academic potential.

Therefore, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and forward-thinking Curriculum Leader for Technology with specialism in Food and Child Development who has the necessary skills and attributes to have a real impact upon teaching and learning across the department. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success and will have the ability to motivate and inspire both staff and students to achieve beyond what they thought was possible.

You will lead a supportive and highly motivated team whose responsibility is to ensure positive outcomes for all students.

The successful candidate will demonstrate, through application and interview that they have:

• Experience in leading a team to successful outcomes
• Evidence of skills in improving and developing learning and coaching staff to improve performance
• Confidence in using data to inform effective interventions and rapid progress
• An outstanding teaching track record supported by successful student outcomes
• A passion to be innovative and forward thinking
• Experience in, and an understanding of the importance of monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance
• A view that the progress of every child in the subject area is their responsibility and that every child in the subject area should achieve beyond expectations.

This is a key leadership position in the school, and the ability to lead and work in a team is essential, sharing good practice and modelling excellence in all areas. The successful candidate will work strategically alongside the Senior Leadership Team in moving the school forward.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Suitability to work with children will be checked with the Disclosing & Barring Service.

We encourage candidates to take a look at our website therefore all the application documents relating to the post are on www.farringdonschool.co.uk to the right-hand side of our home page you will see a box with our current vacancies on or at the top of the page under 'about us' click on vacancies.

Completed applications (Parts A, B & C) should be returned to andrea.parker@farringdonca.net or posted to: Farringdon Community Academy FAO Miss A. Parker, Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 2DA. Please ensure adequate postage e.g. large stamp is used. Applications that arrive after the closing date will not go through to the shortlisting process.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Farringdon Community Academy safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 11th October 2019
Interview Date: Monday 21st October 2019

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This job is closed for applications.