Head of Engineering

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Type of Position:Head of Engineering
School:Twynham & The Grange Schools
Salary:£25,714-£41,604 + £4,785
Start Date:September 2022
Closing Date: 4th July at 8am

Head of Engineering


Start date

September 2022

Contract Term


Working hours

Full time

Pay scale


Salary range

£25,714-£41,604 + £4,785


Twynham School and The Grange School

Reports to

Head of Design & Technology

Suitable for Early Careers Teachers (ECTs)




About the Post

Are you seeking a role that will challenge and excite you? Are you ambitious for leadership in an organisation which champions a progressive and transformative approach to education?

We are seeking a Head of Engineering to join our exciting journey working across both Twynham and The Grange School.

Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS) federated teaching structures for September 2021 enabling us to deliver world class educational experiences to students across both of our schools. This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation working as the Head of Engineering. Leading alongside the Head of D&T you be responsible for driving forward the Engineering provision at both Key Stage 4 and 5, building on emerging strengths within the subject.

This is a truly exceptional and very rare opportunity for a talented colleague.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Lead Engineering across two Key Stages and two schools
  • Further improve the outcomes for students in Engineering at Twynham School and TGS
  • Further shape the Engineering curriculum in both key stages to ensure that it is exciting and challenging
  • Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Is an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher
  • Is an emergent and aspirational leader ready to take on additional responsibilities
  • Will seize on the unique opportunities provided by exceptional facilities on two campuses
  • Is ambitious for wider school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture
  • Will embrace our highly supportive and professional approach to education

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture

Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from NQT and RQT through to preparation for senior and system leadership
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coas

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application or to arrange a visit, please contact

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form by email to: 

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form –Teaching Posts’ will be accepted. You can download the forms here:

The closing date is Monday 4th July at 8am. (We reserve the right to interview exceptional applicants prior to the closing date and encourage interested colleagues to apply early)

Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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