2-3 year contract
A large global technology company has developed an innovative model of schooling, P-TECH (www.ptech.org), through wh ich participating students acquire academic and vocational qualifications as well as work related learning to prepare themselves for when they leave school and/ or college at age 18/ 19 years, with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to successfully apply for entry level roles with employers seeking employees with STEM skills. The P-TECH programme is a partnership between schools, colleges and universities, along with employer partners. The P-TECH model of schooling is expanding globally, with over 200 schools already opened and continuing to open. This includes the first P-TECH programme in the UK, in Leeds, which became operational in September 2019.
We seek an experienced educator to lead the development of the P-TECH programme in West London on behalf of the global technology company. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to delivering social mobility through education attainment, for young people from disadvantaged communities, along with the excellent hands-on management and delivery of the programme on the ground and will have the vision and leadership necessary to expand and develop the programme in West London and the UK.
Ada Lovelace CE High School
Ada Lovelace Church of England High School is a new 6-form-entry local comprehensive school for students aged 11-18. The school opened in September 2018 and had a smaller intake (125 students per year) for two years while co-located at William Perkin CE High School in Greenford. The school moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020, and student numbers have increased to 196 per year group starting with this year’s Year 7. The school now has three Year Groups (450 students), and will have 1,330 students when full. Ada Lovelace is named after the Victorian pioneer of computing – the school has a specialism in digital technologies and will provide different routes from Year 7 in ICT and Computer Science as well as applications of Creative Media.
The Twyford Trust
The Twyford Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing. The Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools. The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the four schools. The Trust is also the hub of a Teaching School Alliance and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement.
How to apply
Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website to download the Job Description: https://twyfordacademies.org.uk/job-vacancies
Please submit a CV and cover letter by the closing date above to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Sunday 31 October 2021
Interview date: TBC
The Twyford Trust 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 applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.
For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.