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Design Technology Teacher

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivational individual to teach Technology. The right candidate will help provide a supportive, stimulating environment and share our high expectations of achievement for all our children. We place great emphasis on staff professional development and we offer outstanding training and support. We are seeking a Teacher who is available to start following the 2021 Easter break, however, for an available candidate we would be willing to start the position early.  

The successful candidate will be instrumental in influencing the next generation of designers and engineers and will have a role in helping to shape the future of the department. They will have input into the curriculum and creating and developing systems. We have three well equipped multi-media workshops with access to a vast selection of hand tools, wood and metal lathes, a milling machine, brazing hearths, sand casting equipment, a MIG welder and a working forge. A graphics room with good IT provision, and a computer suite with a range of CAD/CAM facilities including a laser cutter, a CNC router, 3D printer and vinyl cutters.

The department offers students a range of courses. At KS3 students are introduced to a range of equipment and skills including woodworking, metalwork, electronics, engineering and graphics. At KS4 we teach Product Design GCSE and Vocational Engineering. 

Why work for us?

  • A well-resourced, established and flourishing Design and Technology Department
  • A collaborative working environment
  • A personalised approach to Continuous Professional Development Training
  • Competitive Salaries and Pay Progression
  • Supportive Leadership Team
  • Students with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and succeed
  • Open and positive working environment
  • NQTs benefit from a well developed and comprehensive induction period programme. More experienced teachers are given the opportunity to participate in training which will help them to develop skills needed for middle and senior management roles

Should you be interested in this role, please get in touch with Hayley at Teaching Personnel Preston Secondary branch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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