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Teacher of Design and Technology for September 2018

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Teacher of Design and Technology


+ Recruitment allowance for exceptional candidate

Permanent Full Time Appointment

September 2018

Teaching Personnel is working in partnership with an outstanding catholic school in Waterlooville and have instructed to advertise for a Design and Technology Teacher on their behalf. They are looking for an outstanding Design and Technology teacher who can demonstrate exceptional classroom practice. You will be required to teach up to GCSE and ideally A level. The willingness to teach Food or Textiles would also be advantageous.

The department offers the new GCSEs in Design and Technology with three classes specialising in Resistant Materials, Electronics and Textiles, as well as, Food Preparation and Nutrition. Their current Year 11 will be the last groups to study the old specifications. Product Design A Level is offered to our Sixth Form students.

In Year 7 and 8 students are taught in a carousel with Art. In Year 9, students choose three Design subjects to study GCSE taster courses to help them make appropriate choses for KS4.

At GCSE and A Level students' attainment in Design and Technology subjects is comparable or higher than the national average and students generally make good progress. The school is one of the few comprehensive Sixth Forms in the area that offers Product Design and historically results have been very good.

The Design Department is mostly located in a purpose built facility, which houses three Art rooms and five Design and Technology rooms. There are three multi-purpose rooms used for Product Design and Resistant Materials and one computer suite, which is also used for Electronics work. This block also contains the Textiles Room. Each room is equipped with appropriate hand and machine tools. In addition, we have a laser cutter, 3D Printer, CNC router and sublimation printing equipment. There are two Food rooms, which are located in a different area of the school.

In addition to the delivery of Design and Technology, the successful candidate must have relevant and up-to-date knowledge in relation to working with and protecting children and young people. All staff at the school is expected to display a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people. Teaching Personnel offers all candidates to participate in Safeguarding and prevent training through out partner training provider.

If you are interested in this role, I would urge you to apply by Friday 1st June 2018. Interviews will be arranged on application and the application may be extended in order to find the successful candidate.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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