Head of Design Technology

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About the role

Sir John Lawes School



Sir John Lawes is an innovative and highly successful school (rated Ofsted Outstanding). We are seeking a Head of Design Technology to lead our creative team of specialist staff from January 2021.  The successful applicant will have a clear vision for the faculty and the strategic leadership skills to deliver it. You will be a well-qualified and engaging practitioner who has the energy and drive to ensure teaching is of the highest standard across all Design and Technology subjects and all key stages.

We offer an environment with a supportive induction and professional development programme, recognising that our teachers are the reason for our continuing success. Our status as a Teaching School and lead school within the Alban Teaching School Alliance means we are able to offer staff the highest quality support.

A job description, person specification and application form can be obtained from Central HR at hr@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk. Applications should be made in writing to HR and must include a completed application form and letter addressed to the Headteacher setting out your suitability for the post.


Closing date:   Monday 28th September 2020 12.00pm

Interview date: Friday 2nd October 2020


We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 4QP | www.sjl.herts.sch.uk

Contact details

Shirley O'Donovan , Human Resources
Scholars' Education Trust c/o Samuel Ryder Academy Drakes Drive St Albans
Hertfordshire AL1 5AR

Telephone: 01727 734424
Email: HR@sjl.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.sjl.herts.sch.uk
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