Teacher of Design & Technology (Food Specialism)

John Taylor Free School

Permanent, full time position
Salary: MPS/UPS: £24,373 – £40,490 per annum pro rata
Required for September 2020

John Taylor Multi Academy Trust (JTMAT) believes in the power of education to improve lives – and the world. As a partner school in JTMAT, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic teacher to join our evolving organisation. Applications are welcome from experienced teachers and NQTs.

John Taylor Free School at Tatenhill is a brand new school which opened in September 2018 with a full cohort of 210 Year 7 students. We are in the fortunate position of being oversubscribed for the first three years of opening and in September 2020 we will have 690 students in years 7-9. The school will grow year on year until it reaches capacity with 1550 11 – 18-year-old students (including 350 at Post 16).

If you are excited about the prospect of joining a brand new school with a distinctive educational philosophy, we would like to hear from you. As a member of staff, you will be part of securing the vision of “succeed and thrive” for all members of our community. You will be prepared to be flexible, adaptable and dependable – you are willing to go above and beyond to help our students be outstanding learners and responsible young people.

If you have a passion for excellence and share our vision, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a successful and progressive Trust, which is committed to ensuring learning is at the heart of all we do.

Please review our ‘Recruitment Pack’ on the school website before submitting your application.Visits to the School are very welcome and encouraged, please get in contact if you would like to arrange this.

Closing date for applications: 09:00am on Friday 17th April 2020
Interviews will take place on: tbc


Please note: CV’s are not accepted. Only fully completed application forms are to be submitted for shortlisting. Application forms should be returned to Mrs Sian Byrne, PA to Head of School, at recruitment@johntaylorfreeschool.co.uk. If you have any questions, please do get in touch.

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Guidance Notes for Candidates

JTMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All vacancies are subject to an enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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