Teacher of Design and Technology

at Cowes Enterprise College, An Ormiston Academy

Academy: Cowes Enterprise College, An Ormiston Academy

Location: Isle of Wight

Salary: MPS/UPS plus £5,000 Retention Bonus

Status: Full time, Permanent

Closing date: 22 May 2020, 9:00 am

Interview date(s): Virtual Interviews; week commencing 25 May 2020

Start date: September 2020

Academy profile

Academy website

Cowes Enterprise College is a wonderful place to work and develop as a teacher. We’re excited about you coming to join our team! 

This role is a growth role based on our rising pupil numbers and dedication to Design Technology. The role offers an exciting opportunity and challenge for a high calibre, versatile and enthusiastic teacher, to join a strong and successful Science and Technology faculty.  Applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers would be warmly welcomed. 

We are able to offer an excellent package of support and benefits for the right candidates;

  • In addition to a competitive salary, we will pay a bonus of £2,500 on successful completion of your 2nd year and £2,500 on successful completion of your 3rd year
  • join a talented and experienced team
  • students who are a pleasure to teach
  • superb, state-of-the-art facilities
  • an Ofsted ‘Good’ school with high standards and high expectations
  • collaborative opportunities from Ormiston Academies Trust
  • the potential of a room for reduced rent in the Cowes Enterprise College house 
  • a nursery onsite rated Ofsted ‘Good’

Cowes Enterprise College is a successful and happy school with strong outcomes. We benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and are part of the Ormiston Academies Trust, a Trust determined to ensure that all young people have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills.  Last year the academy was named in an annex to the Ofsted annual report as an example of a good practice school. 

We strive every day to create an education that sees the young people of Cowes and the community beyond get the very best, not just in an academic sense but also in developing the skill set, confidence, attitudes and aspirations that will provide the catalyst for sustained success throughout their lives. Our ambition is: 

  • To empower students to become independent and confident with the self-belief that they can influence change. 
  • To provide the support and guidance to teach them skills they will need in adulthood.
  • To encourage and develop in all members of the academy, the Ormiston Academies Trust core values of: Anyone can excel, Enjoy the challenge, Share what is best, Be inclusive.

Cowes Enterprise College is located in the internationally famous town of Cowes, regarded as the world’s premier yachting centre, sitting at the northernmost point of the Isle of Wight. Cowes hosts both a passenger and car ferry terminal and the Academy is in easy commuting distance from the south coast, with the fast catamaran service taking 25 minutes and being located just a few minutes’ walk from the Academy. The town also boasts house prices two thirds those of similar properties elsewhere in the south of England.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

How to apply

Full detail of the these roles and how to apply are available from our TES career site at: https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/cowes-enterprise-college

“The principal and her team are dedicated to ensuring that pupils reach their full potential. They leave no stone unturned in their determination to remove barriers to learning and raise standards of achievement.” (OFSTED, 2017)

“Leaders’ strong promotion of  values has contributed significantly to the caring, calm climate in the school.” (OFSTED, 2017)

“This is an excellent local school and I am proud that my children attend Cowes.” (Parent View, 2017)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.