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Design Technology Teacher

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Job description

Teacher of Design Technology - Engineering, Construction or Resistant Materials Teacher

Reporting to: Head of Design Technology

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Salary: Daily Rate starting from GBP110 per day according to experience and qualifications

The Role

You will be an important part of the Design Technology team. The School provides a clear line of sight to work and careers and it is their aim to put a relentless focus on quality in teaching and to do so in a high-quality environment so that they deliver an excellent outcome for every student.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and teach well-structured, differentiated lessons that are aligned to the agreed curriculum and cultivate every student’s intellectual curiosity
  • Use data to inform teaching and learning, identify areas for intervention and provide feedback to students, follow staff members and families in order to promote progress and outcomes
  • Manage behaviour effectively to create a safe, respectful and nurturing environment so that students can focus on learning
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and network colleagues as a committed team member
  • Participate actively throughout the network, by attending relevant meetings
  • Work with colleagues, students and families to develop a strong and diverse community within the College


  • Part of an OFSTED graded Outstanding School Group
  • Flexibility to work on a permanent contract or through the Agency; Full Time or Part Time
  • Liaise with colleagues and external contacts at all levels of seniority with confidence, tact and diplomacy
  • Work with the UK's Leading Education Recruitment Agency, Teaching Personnel, with a dedicated Consultant to offer support, assistance and guidance throughout your placement(s)

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK, holding QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
  • Degree in Design Technology or related subject

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable commitment to raising attainment of all pupils in a challenging classroom environment
  • Excellent understanding of both subject and general teaching pedagogy
  • Be or demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding teacher
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for Design Technology
  • Effective and systematic behaviour management
  • Knowledge of the national Secondary Education system or National Vocational Qualifications, examinations and curriculum


  • Genuine passion for and a belief in the potential of every student
  • A robust awareness of keeping children safe, noticing safeguarding and welfare concerns, and you understand how and when to take appropriate action
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills
  • Resilient, motivated and committed to achieving excellence
  • Reflective and proactive in seeking feedback to constantly improve practice
  • Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice.
  • Commitment to and understanding of professionalism in line with the National Teaching Standards

Other Requirements

  • Right to work in the UK - Original UK Birth Certificate with Proof of National Insurance Number, or Passport
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all students
  • Willingness to undertake additional training if required
  • This post is subject to having an Enhanced Child Only DBS Certificate that is registered to the Update Service, or willing to apply for one through Teaching Personnel
  • Be able to provide a full 6 year career history, with relevant reference details

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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