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Curriculum Lead in Design and Technology (start date January 2023)

Salary:  Main pay scale/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London) + TLR2b
Tenure:  Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 31 August 2022
Reference:  DT-003-2122

The Kingston Academy seeks an ambitious and experienced Curriculum Lead in Design and Technology with a strong command of their subject.

The Kingston Academy is a new outstanding Secondary School in North Kingston, which opened for the first time in September 2015 with a cohort of Year 7 pupils. The school has grown annually by an additional year group until reaching capacity in 2021, with a full cohort of sixth form students. TKA has received a substantial capital grant for the refurbishment of the existing educational facilities and for additional new modern buildings which we have now taken possession of. Our mission is to provide a world-class education for all the young people within our community to ensure that every pupil is safe, happy and succeeds.

We invite applications from candidates with the following attributes for this role:

  • Passionate about their subject;
  • Strong classroom practitioner, with the ability to engage pupils;
  • Flexible and committed to engage in the wider curriculum through our Going Beyond and enrichment activities.

Assessment Process

Our selection procedure will aim to identify with rigour whether the candidate fulfills the requirements of the post and will include the consideration of the candidate’s suitability to work with children and young people.  The process will include:

  • Teaching an observed lesson to a full class of pupils;
  • Meeting with a panel of our pupils for informal question and answer session;
  • Interview with Subject Lead, Deputy Head Teacher and Head Teacher.

Please take a look at our video showcase https://youtu.be/Yoi4y_W_d4A

We look forward to receiving your application.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All relevant checks will be carried out to ensure that candidates meet child safe-guarding requirements.