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Team Leader - Engineering, M/UPR: £25,714 to £41,604 pa, plus TLR 2a £2,871 pa

Required for January 2021

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 with Design and Technology enjoyed by students from KS3 to KS5. We constantly develop in order to ensure we offer and deliver the most engaging curriculum possible in our well-equipped suite of specialist classrooms comprising of workshops, kitchens, ICT labs and a motor vehicle garage.

An exciting vacancy has arisen for an engineering specialist to join our team with a teaching and learning responsibility for the specialism. The role will also involve supporting the Head of Department in wider department leadership including line management of other colleagues.

If you are the person we are looking for you will possess a broad base of subject knowledge, a proven track record of effectiveness and impact as a classroom teacher, and strong analytical skills with the ability to use data effectively to track progress and raise achievement.

You will possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to present your views and opinions and to challenge, give feedback and take feedback constructively. You will possess the ability to work effectively with all students, engaging them through exciting yet challenging lessons and embedding a culture of high expectations and positive behaviour for learning. You will have the potential to think and act strategically with the innovation and initiative to support the visions and aims of the department, school and wider trust.

In return Kenton School offers fantastic opportunities to committed and enthusiastic teachers and offers tremendous developmental possibilities due to its success, size, facilities and a forward thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.

For a detailed job description and person specification, click on this link.

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 16th October 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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