Teacher of DT (PD/Engineering)
Salary: MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685 pa)
Start Date: Possibly Easter or September start
We are seeking to appoint a DT teacher with the ability to teach product design/engineering to join our successful 11-18 school. This is an ideal post for new and existing DT teachers who have a passion for their subject and a desire to enthuse young people and provide them with the tools for future success.
Winterbourne Academy is a vibrant and highly successful academy in South Gloucestershire (on the outskirts of Bristol). It is the largest secondary school in the county and is part of a family of schools operated under the leadership of the Olympus Academy Trust. The Trust currently comprises ten South Gloucestershire schools; one all-through, four secondary and five primary academies, a University Technical College and a secondary Free School which is yet to be built.
Our intention is that learners from all backgrounds and from all starting points can and will aim high, participate in school and community opportunities and thrive at Winterbourne. The curriculum we provide is constructed in order to help them do these things and to acquire the relevant skills and knowledge which will enable them to meet their potential and prepare effectively for the next steps in their lives.
What We Offer
An academy that is fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability or starting point
Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter
Excellent CPD opportunities
Free on-site parking
Employee benefits such as an employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and employer contributing Pension Scheme
Staff recognition scheme
Lunches in exchange for a contribution to student enrichment
Annual Flu Jab
Interested parties are warmly invited to submit an Application Form outlining reasons for applying and suitability for the role. Our preferred method of application is via the Eteach portal. Please select “fast apply”.
We encourage you to browse our website to obtain more information about working for The Olympus Academy Trust at Winterbourne Academy.
We recommend early applications as the academy reserves the right to close the advert prior to the stated deadline date
The Olympus Academy Trust - Winterbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. We have a suite of safeguarding procedures, policies and guidance for all of our staff and volunteers to ensure we actively promote children and young people’s welfare and safety. Moreover, as part of the safer recruitment process we will carry out online searches as part of the recruitment process. Details of online accounts will be requested at application stage.
We apply Equal, Diversity and Inclusion at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within the Trust.