Head of Design Technology specialism in Resistant Materials or Food

at Nether Stowe School

Start Date:September 2022Contract Type:Full Time, Permanent
Salary:MPS/UPS plus TLR2a In addition to the TLR, a Recruitment and Retention allowance of up to £1,500Closing Date:9.00 am Monday 23rd May 2022
Interview Date:To be confirmed

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing six secondary schools, 13 primary schools, a Teaching School Hub, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, North Warwickshire and Coventry.  

Head of Design Technology

Specialism in Resistant

Materials or Food

Full Time, Permanent

Required for September 2022

A vacancy for a Head of Design Technology Specialism in Resistant Materials or Foodhas arisendue to the growth of our Multi Academy Trust. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and outstanding practitioner to join the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership and work in one of our schools.

Salary:                 MPS/UPS plus TLR2a In addition to the TLR, a Recruitment and Retention       

                             allowance of up to £1,500

Location:            The role will be based at Nether Stowe School, St. Chads Road, Lichfield, WS13                  7NB

Start Date:         Required for September 2022

What you will need to succeed

  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools
  • To be committed to keeping our students safe
  • Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate
  • Be an outstanding teacher
  • Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent people manager who is able to motivate and develop the teams you lead
  • The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role


What you will get in return

  • Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training, mentoring and progression opportunities across our schools and Teaching School Hub
  • The opportunity to join our team of leading education experts and propel your career to the next level
  • A competitive salary
  • Competitive pension scheme (Teachers Pension Scheme)
  • Three Professional Development Days

What you need to do now

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Mrs Maxine Morton (PA to Headteacher) MMorton@netherstowe.com

Completed applications should include an application form and a letter of application no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining ‘what skills and experience you have that make you suitable for the role’.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk

Closing date:     Monday 23rd May 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation https://atlp.org.uk/files/2022/01/ATLP-Safeguarding-and-Child-Protection-Sept-2021-FINAL.pdf