Teacher of Design and Technology

Dates:  Job start September 2017

Salary:  MPR/UPR

Contract type:  Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Would you like to take the opportunity to work in a rapidly improving school?  IES Breckland is on an upwards journey as recognised by Ofsted “Good leadership has resulted in the quality of teaching improving in key areas of the school. Some teaching is outstanding and this is leading to very strong progress” (November 2015).

You will be required to teach resistant materials across Key Stages 3 and 4.  You need to have flair and passion for your subject and be able to inspire our students to achieve their ambitions.  You will have the opportunity to work with like-minded teachers within the faculty.  The workshop is newly developed with excellent resources including a state of the art laser cutter.  This vacancy is suitable for newly qualified teachers, with a possible July 2017 start date.

We will offer continuous professional development opportunities for you to develop your teaching career within our school.  We also offer a number of extra-curricular activities including our annual Swedish exchange and Ski trips.

IES Breckland is a school for children aged between 11 and 16 and an important part of the community in Brandon, Suffolk.  We are a unique international school, where we are part of a large family striving for the success and happiness of our children as supported by our student ethos ‘Aim, Believe, Achieve’.  We want children to leave IES Breckland as well educated and socially developed individuals who are well prepared for the next stage in their lives.  “The Principal’s vision and commitment to the school, coupled with an ambition for every pupil to achieve as well as they can, has been adopted by the teaching and support staff” Ofsted 2015.

The school is a commutable distance from Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich.

For further information, to arrange a visit or return completed application forms, please contact; Angela Bull, Business Manager on abull@breckland.iesschools.co.uk or 01842 819122 / 07921 841562.

Closing Date: 9.00 am, Friday 12 May 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 16 May 2017

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IES Breckland is committed equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.