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Teacher of Design and Technology

Ipswich Academy
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16 April 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £25,714 - £41,604 pa

Paradigm Trust is looking to appoint a Teacher of Design and Technology into our team at Ipswich Academy on a permanent basis from September 2021.

The Trust

This is an exciting time to join Paradigm Trust. We are a not-for-profit, state-funded educational trust consisting of six schools based in Suffolk and London.

Our vision is to develop and sustain great schools where we can make the biggest difference to pupils. We are strongly values-led (integrity, community, excellence) and work hard to be inclusive. We deliver high quality education and play a positive role in local and national education systems.

The trust is educationally strong - every trust school that has been inspected has been judged to be good or better. We offer a well-developed and well-resourced, knowledge-based curriculum; have lots of experience of school-to-school support; operate effective teacher training programmes and provide strong operational support services to our schools. Paradigm also benefits from effective governance, backed by secure finances.

If you have a passion to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

The Position

The opportunity has arisen to lead on the curriculum development and design in Design Technology (DT) at Ipswich Academy. Working with senior leaders you will develop a bespoke vision for the subject, whilst being fully supported in ensuring that Design Technology is embedded effectively in the schools continued curriculum offer.

What you will offer

You will have the drive to be highly effective, innovative, enthusiastic and a good team player, with the ability to engage and motivate students.

What we will offer

You will be joining a friendly and engaging workplace with benefits:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • A strong commitment to professional development 
  • We strive to be a family friendly employer
  • Employee counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme.

As a trust, we are committed to reducing unnecessary workload and are outcomes-driven; flexible working options can be accommodated. 

To apply please visit our website at: paradigmtrust.org/careers/recruitment/

Interview date: w/c 26 April 2021.

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and this will be assessed as part of the recruitment and selection process. If you are successful, you will be required to comply with the trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures. An Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for all posts. All completed applications must be submitted by the closing date and time detailed above.


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