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Appointment of Teacher of Construction/Technology (0.5 FTE)

Actual Salary Range - Teachers with QTS: £12,186 to £20,245 pa

Teachers without QTS: £8,841 to £13,982 pa (starting salary dependent upon experience), Required for September 2020

Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With around 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

We pride ourselves in offering our students a broad and balanced curriculum. Our Technology Team comprises of 7 teachers and 1 technician with our own suite of specialist classrooms and workshops, from kitchens and ICT labs to our motor vehicle garage. Our classrooms are well-equipped with a combination of traditional and modern equipment, tools and machinery. Design and Technology is enjoyed by students from KS3 to KS5 at Kenton school and is constantly being developed to ensure we deliver the most engaging curriculum possible.

We are seeking a talented and inspiring teacher/tutor to join our team teaching Technology across Key Stages 3 and 4 and construction at Key Stage 5. The post is open to both those with qualified teacher status and those with other relevant vocational qualifications.

If you are the person we are looking for, your excellent subject knowledge and practical skills will be underpinned by a passion for teaching and the ability to apply a range of teaching and learning strategies. You will possess the ability to work effectively with all students, engaging them through exciting, yet challenging, lessons and embedding a culture of positive behaviour for learning. And, most importantly, you will be committed to our school ethos of ‘all different, all equal,’ instilling high expectations in all our students.

You will possess a flexible approach taking an active part in school life, such as attending parent evenings and open evenings. You will also be proactive in responding to the changes to practical subjects that are required due to Covid-19.

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If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please complete the online form via selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website and return it to

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 10 July 2020

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

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