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15/07/22

A bit of light Summer reading for you... Park Life Digital Issue Three! https://t.co/sjg6l8EIYB https://t.co/Y99rvREEJ0

15/07/22

On Saturday 9 July we opened our gates to welcome guests to the first ever VIAT Festival of Art, Literature and Music. A phenomenal display of talent, artistry and fun. For a full account of the day and more photos, visit the VIAT website: https://t.co/Ayoq1v86Tc https://t.co/gWOAvkZ4n7

15/07/22

during the and enjoy the https://t.co/0HT0wemKAb

11/07/22

The final blog post of the academic year reflects on what has been an amazing inaugural Arts Week: https://t.co/9mTJpBVhg4 https://t.co/GgOaSfwxQW

10/07/22

We had the most incredible week last week! We welcomed our new Year 7 students, held our very first Arts Week and collaborated with our fellow in holding our first Festival of Art, Literature and Music. Thank you to everyone who joined in or helped us! 🖼 🎶 🎭 https://t.co/IopN7XGD7O

09/07/22

Thank you to everyone who made today’s Festival of Art, Music and Literature the huge success that it was! We listened, we read, we were wowed and most of all we celebrated the wonderful worlds of literature, art and music. Thanks to all our contributors! https://t.co/gWHwo2p2fx

07/07/22

Highlighting the Music section of our upcoming Festival of Art, Literature and Music. Performances from orchestras, choirs, vocal groups and bands across Valley Invicta Academies Trust. Tickets: https://t.co/VjK4cOeKWB https://t.co/Sru6dlBPsa

06/07/22

Highlighting the Literature section of our upcoming Festival of Art, Literature and Music. Performances, poetry, stories, recorded content from , talks by & more! Tickets: https://t.co/VjK4cOeKWB https://t.co/Su6FPCEb8B

05/07/22

Staff and students are busy setting up the exhibition for our upcoming Festival of Art, Literature and Music. There's going to be lots of fantastic work on display! Book tickets here: https://t.co/VjK4cOeKWB https://t.co/RZNx6uOnQv

04/07/22

We're really looking forward to the Festival of Art, Literature and Music! Remember to book your tickets via the following link: https://t.co/VjK4cOeKWB https://t.co/cMoiDQrwMZ

04/07/22

This week's blog post reflects on the incredible V in the Park festival from Saturday, and the exciting performances students are putting on this week at the Hazlitt: https://t.co/Hth5NdOv0h https://t.co/jxR5VMoJdd

02/07/22

Thank you to everyone who supported V in the Park today either as part of our talent music team or as a keen supporter. You were amazing! Farewell to our Year 13s, too, you all had a fabulous last show! See you all next year! 🎶 🎵 https://t.co/I13k6lWXyJ

01/07/22

We hope our new Sixth Formers enjoyed their induction over the last few days and we look forward to welcoming them in September. https://t.co/f1ZV8jkkP4

01/07/22

Tickets to our very first Festival of Art, Literature and Music are now available! Read more and book tickets here: https://t.co/AtJQtWFmLM https://t.co/MljbofyoUT

01/07/22

There's still just enough time to get tickets for our Arts Week events: V in the Park - https://t.co/xYMjdLdUML Dance Extravaganza - https://t.co/Drd92y9tZZ Night at the Musicals - https://t.co/in7AcJk9bC Twelfth Night - https://t.co/kah8rc3G44 Matilda - https://t.co/HksQyd0AzI https://t.co/hpJINb1O7w

30/06/22

Even if you're little you can do a lot! Come and see just how much we can do at the Hazlitt Theatre on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 July. https://t.co/HksQyd0AzI https://t.co/ysHkO1y27H

29/06/22

Induction day is off to a brilliant start! https://t.co/af1VpqhtTw

29/06/22

Do you enjoy a challenge? Why not try one of the competitions on the new Accessit site? Find the new Library logo on your iPad and look for: https://t.co/WPqys3fo3I

29/06/22

Join us at The Hazlitt Theatre on Wednesday 6 July for the fourth instalment of Valley Park's Arts Week, Twelfth Night - Yellow stockings optional! Get your tickets here: https://t.co/kah8rc3G44 https://t.co/ITQ3ZiHWTZ

29/06/22

Today's the day! We're really looking forward to welcoming students for the Sixth Form Induction at Valley Park. https://t.co/FZmySq9RMq

28/06/22

Only 24 hours to go until we welcome students for the Sixth Form Induction Days... https://t.co/8irQpKUcFF

28/06/22

Night at the Musicals is a VIAT trust-wide project in which students have grown in confidence and developed resilience as they prepare for the big stage. Get ready for a spectacle of talent on Tuesday 5 July at 1.30pm and 5.30pm: https://t.co/in7AcJ2xN2 https://t.co/wm4o2wdeqn

27/06/22

Get ready! Our Sixth Form Induction days are from Wednesday 29 June to Friday 1 July 2022. https://t.co/IaO9MwumRX https://t.co/fQmcC6sYL8

27/06/22

And just like that, the exam season ends... https://t.co/vyW4JwbHz2 - this week's blog post. https://t.co/8J3jB6GQnf

27/06/22

The Dance Department at Valley Park School welcomes you to an evening of celebrating all things dance; showcasing and celebrating some of the fantastic talent we have at our school! Get your tickets for Dance Extravaganza here: https://t.co/Drd92y9tZZ https://t.co/YnskxElXuB

26/06/22

Whether you have been to numerous V in the Parks, or whether this will be your first, don’t miss out! Bring your friends, bring a picnic, settle down for the afternoon and enjoy an amazing show. https://t.co/xYMjdLdUML https://t.co/AGY2AAbJAd

25/06/22

We were so very proud of our Year 11 students last night as we said goodbye to them at Prom. They were a real credit, and had worked so hard for this moment. Good luck, everyone, with your next steps https://t.co/ilMJreh8on

25/06/22

Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty, so treat yourself to some tickets for Matilda The Musical JR! https://t.co/HksQyd0AzI https://t.co/5jrfmxU72w

24/06/22

"Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them." Why not join us for a great night at the Hazlitt Theatre? Get your tickets for Twelfth Night here: https://t.co/kah8rc3G44 https://t.co/TJ3Zi0uOcX

23/06/22

We'd like to invite you to an exciting showcase of performances from the VIAT Primary Schools; Night at the Musicals guarantees to have you toe-tapping in your seats and clapping along to some of the world’s most famous musical numbers: https://t.co/in7AcJk9bC https://t.co/CrAYD8GcbD

22/06/22

Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but the dance lives on at the Dance Extravaganza at the Hazlitt Theatre on Monday 4 July. Get your tickets here: https://t.co/Drd92y9tZZ https://t.co/mHIwbnl9e1

21/06/22

Retweeted From Valley Park School

Tickets for our Year 5 Open Evening on 28 June are now available. Book quickly to avoid disappointment: https://t.co/gOGeWy4sgb https://t.co/mWZjgYYYvg

21/06/22

10 days to go until the return of the infamous V in the Park - get your tickets here: https://t.co/xYMjdLdUML https://t.co/7JZ2J3NA2R

20/06/22

This week's blog post celebrates Year 11 and 13... https://t.co/jeUsrKdF6m https://t.co/hy0wVad9I4

17/06/22

Our extraordinary student artists exhibited their works at our annual art showcase this week: https://t.co/wMURlb6f5O https://t.co/ndFUbebF2S

17/06/22

Tickets for our Year 5 Open Evening on 28 June are now available. Book quickly to avoid disappointment: https://t.co/gOGeWy4sgb https://t.co/mWZjgYYYvg

17/06/22

Year 6: Look out for this week’s transition letter in your inbox today! Read all about what's coming up for your transition to your new school, & what's been happening at Valley Park this week. Please continue to contact us with your questions at transiti….viat.org.uk

16/06/22

Our new dining hall is open for business! https://t.co/dk6WVoQxd8

16/06/22

Starting secondary school is exciting, but also a bit daunting! There are some incredible books available for students & parents to help with preparation, being independent & resilient, and making new friends. Here's our Year 6 Recommended Reading List: https://t.co/gR3tmPN17K

Head of DT

Type of Position:Head of Department
Subject:Design and Technology
Salary:MPS/UPS
Start Date:1 September 2022 (or sooner if possible)
Closing Date: 15/07/2022 at 12:00

Valley Park School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Department with leadership and curriculum experience, who is interested in leading a brand-new DT team, developing a robust and inspiring curriculum that allows students to develop an inquisitive and growth mindset.

Valley Park School (Maidstone, Kent) is both a very highly respected and over-subscribed school and we are able to offer an exciting opportunity for you to join us as DT teacher from September 2022 (open to negotiation with successful candidate). Preferred subject specialism of Product Design and Engineering. Valley Park School has been designated Good by Ofsted and so the right candidate will help to drive the department towards the school’s vision of academic and pastoral excellence.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Are you the outstanding colleague for whom we are looking?  Are you….

  • An outstanding Head of department and Design and Technology teacher?
  • Passionate about teaching and learning?
  • Always striving for excellence in student outcomes?
  • An advocate of all students feeling valued, safe and happy?
  • Committed to making the best provision for all students?

This is a role for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff. We have a strong ethos at Valley Park School and we are looking for a visionary team-worker who would fit into our established workforce.  This post is suitable for an outstanding and experienced teacher, or for a teacher who can demonstrate their leadership potential; prior experience will be discussed further at interview.

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students. Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to achieve excellent academic results alongside excellent pastoral care. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across our Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is also available to provide: networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

This post comes with opportunities that can be discussed at interview.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form and send your completed application to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk .

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