Head of Technology
Contract Term - Permanent
Salary – MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B
Hours - Full Time
Start Date -01 January 2022
We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic, and inspiring leader of Technology to join our highly successful team. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who will demonstrate a clear vision for the promotion, teaching and learning of Technology.
Technology is important to the school and is very popular with our students. In KS3 learners experience a range of disciplines including product design, food, and textiles.
GCSE and A Level Design and Technology (Product Design) are very popular choices. The department also offers Skillstart Engineering at KS4. Sustainability and the environment are key priorities for the school, and we plan to introduce a built environment qualification from 2022 as part of our outdoor learning provision.
This is a significant leadership opportunity, to consolidate and take forward a successful team as part of our mission to promote student progress and deliver high expectations for all. We are preparing to implement A Curriculum for Wales and the successful candidate will be in a strong position to apply for the new role of Head of Science and Technology AoLE in 2022.
Built in 2016, Ysgol Bro Dinefwr sits on a magnificent site in the heart of the Tywi Valley, providing a contemporary and inspiring environment with state-of-the-art facilities. We are a truly comprehensive school and believe in achievement for all.
Ysgol Bro Dinefwr is a vibrant bilingual learning community and the ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post. The successful candidate will be expected to teach through the medium of Welsh at all key stages.
Anyone interested and/or needing more information is invited to contact the Headteacher Mrs Ionwen Spowage for an informal discussion
For further details please contact Mr R Mears, School Business Manager.
Interviews will either be held at school following Welsh Government guidelines on social distancing or via video conferencing using Microsoft Teams.
Closing Date: Friday 08 October 2021 at 12.00
Interviews Week Commencing 18 October 2021
Starting Date 01 January 2022
Ysgol Bro Dinefwr is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.