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Head of Engineering (MPS/UPS – TLR to be discussed at interview)

Due to the growth of Engineering within the Art and Technology Faculty we are looking to appoint a dynamic, strong, and inspirational leader of Engineering from September 2019.

Sir Stanley Matthews Academy is a Good school with Outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity.

The successful candidate will be required to teach up to and including L2 BTEC Engineering, be committed to making a difference to students and will bring that something extra special in their presence and character.

The Art and Technology Faculty is in a period of rapid expansion offering the subjects of Art, Textiles, Food, Hospitality, Product Design and Engineering.

We will offer you:

  • Professional and personal development at the middle leader level
  • Excellent support and teamwork from a strong faculty
  • Friendly staff and motivated students
  • A comprehensive range of extra-curricular activities

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a role in leading and developing an already established subject area to the next level.  You will be responsible for bringing your own vision to Engineering, and leading the other Engineering teachers within the department.

If you share the academy’s vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and our community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.


Closing date for applications: Monday 8th April at 12.00pm

Interviews to be held: Friday 12th April

Start date:  1st September 2019.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Completed application form as well as a covering letter of no more than 1250 words outlining why you are the ideal candidate for this role should be sent to


This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Welcome Letter from the Principal

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