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Design Technology Teacher

King's Group Academies
King’s Academy Binfield
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/12/2020 at 12:00 PM
King's Group Academies

A fantastic opportunity is awaiting you; the chance to design and shape innovative and creative pedagogical practice in a new all-through academy.  This vacancy is for April/September 2021 or earlier.

King’s Academy Binfield (KAB) is now looking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative teacher of Design Technology to play an intrinsic role in our all-through academy in Bracknell Forest. Particular subject specialisms within Product Design; Resistant Materials and/or Engineering would be desirable. The department is a well-resourced and purpose built facility consisting of a suite of workshops and graphic design facilities.

The school opened in a superb new building in September 2018 with 120 fabulous Year 7; we have since welcomed two new cohorts in September 2019 with 150 students and September 2020 with 180 students respectively. We have been full and significantly over-subscribed every year. When full, the school will have 1800 students, aged 3-18 on roll. The primary phase at KAB and King’s Academy Oakwood (KAO) both opened in September 2019.

Whilst a main scale role initially, there will be increasing opportunities for leadership roles within the academy as the school expands. Potential is as important as experience.  Applications welcomed from NQTs.

Applicants should be excellent classroom teachers and have the ability to motivate, inspire and lead students to excel. The successful candidate will be a team player and will get stuck in and involve themselves in the wider aspects of academy life. A genuine commitment to our ‘whatever it takes’ ethos is essential to enable every young person at KAB and KAO to thrive.

KAB and KAO are part of the King’s Group Academies MAT, led by a team of former and current Ofsted ‘outstanding’ head teachers and Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI). Please note link to King’s Group Academies Vision and Mission - https://kingsacademies.uk/aboutus/vision-and-mission/

King’s Academy Binfield and King’s Academy Oakwood are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

For full details and an application form, please either complete the attached form, download directly from our own website: www.kgabinfield.uk, the TES website or by contacting Amber Walker, PA to the Executive Principal by email: amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk. Please also contact Amber for any further information or to arrange a socially distanced visit; we would be delighted to meet you.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

To apply please download the application form directly below or from our own website: www.kgabinfield.uk, the TES website or by contacting Amber Walker, PA to the Executive Principal by email: amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk.

Completed application forms should be submitted to Amber Walker at the email address given above or by post to: King’s Academy Binfield, St George’s Park, Binfield, Bracknell RG42 4FS

Please note your employer will be Kings Academy not Bracknell Forest Council.

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