Subject Leader – Design and Technology

Subject Leader – Design and Technology

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Subject Leader – Design and Technology (with responsibilities for DT, Engineering and Construction) – Furness Academy
Required for September 2024 (earlier start also available)

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and inspiring individual to work within Furness Education Trust as a Subject Leader of Design and Technology with responsibilities for DT, Engineering and Construction. The role of Subject Leader is about supporting leadership of this subject area. This role is about providing a clear sense of direction and purpose for Design and Technology, Engineering, Systems and Construction education at Furness Academy. The core purpose of the Subject Leader role is to contribute to the professional leadership and management of the Design and Technology and Engineering education strand of STEM, including Construction. This will secure a relevant curriculum, high quality learning opportunities, effective use of resources and improve standards of achievement for all students. The teams within STEM will work to ensure that the curriculum offer is carefully managed to support post 16 options, recognising the employment opportunities, apprenticeships, and further study on offer in the area. A key part of the role, will be to work with and alongside the Subject Leader Design and Technology with responsibilities for Food Technology and Catering, Textiles and Hair and Beauty.

For further information or enquiries regarding this post, please contact the HR Manager on 01229 484277 or via email to, or alternatively you may download an information package and application form from our website at . Please note we only accept CVs with a fully completed application form.

Salary: M1 – UPS3 – depending on experience, plus TLR 2b

Contract: Full time, permanent

Job Reference Code: FET 014/1511

Closing date: Friday 26th January 2024

Shortlisting: Friday 26th January 2024

Interviews: W/C Monday 29th January 2024

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