Head of Technology and Art (TLR 1a)

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Teaching and Learning Responsibilities – 1A

EMPLOYMENT START DATE: 1st September 2019

Dean Trust Rose Bridge is a recent addition to the Dean Trust family of schools, joining the Trust on 1st February 2019.  This is an exciting time for the school and Governors at Dean Trust Rose Bridge wish to appoint a Head of Technology and Art to lead these two departments.  The successful candidate must hold Qualified Teacher Status and be able to deliver either or both of these subjects to pupils across the ability range at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. The post is to start in September 2019.

Technology and Art are taught to all Key Stage 3 pupils and they follow a pathway to develop their creative skills.  At Key Stage 4, pupils have the option to study Art, Photography, Graphics and Hospitality and Catering.  Staff hold high expectations for all pupils and work tirelessly to raise attainment and achievement. The Technology and Art department are committed to raising the profile of all of their subjects across the school

The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with other Dean Trust Schools and their Heads of Technology and Art.  In addition, make significant contributions to whole school teaching and learning and to contribute to relevant INSET in addition to principal responsibilities within the faculty. The post holder will have full responsibility for outcomes within the faculty in terms of examination grades and as such must be an outstanding practitioner leading by example. The post holder will lead a large team of subject specialist experienced teachers.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced teacher looking for a new opportunity to work in a brand-new school and to help set the standard and ethos for what is intended to be an Outstanding school in the heart of Wigan.

APPLICATION CLOSE DATE:  Monday 29th April, 10am

Interviews to take place week commencing 6th May 2019


The Dean Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and Disqualification Declaration.

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