Teacher of Design Technology

Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy, Wolverhampton
Teachers Main/Upper Pay Range M1 to U3 £25,714 - £41,604
25 Nov 2021
20 Dec 2021
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Wednesfield High Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 990 students attending the academy which includes 110 who are Sixth Form. This is an extremely exciting time to join us on our journey to becoming an outstanding Academy

We have close links with the University Of Wolverhampton who are our Academy Sponsor.

We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.

We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-






We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.

We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring Teacher of Design Technology for a Summer term commencement. 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of supporting students and the commitment to raise attainment and achievement in Design Technology/Engineering/Product Design.  They will be able to inspire colleagues and students and offer fresh ideas, as well as being resourceful and keen to achieve the highest possible standards for our young people.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a secure understanding about how disadvantaged students in Design Technology and beyond, can make significant progress.

The STE department at Wednesfield High School is highly ambitious, recruiting well at Post-16. The post would be ideal for anyone with ambition, drive and passion who wants to work with a committed team of professional staff.  The Academy is committed to high quality professional development, supporting staff to take the next steps in their professional career.

A relevant degree.

Must be willing to teach Design Technology/Engineering/Product Design at key stage 3, 4 and 5.

Passion for Design Technology/Engineering/Product Design and enjoy working with young people

Establish successful relationships at all levels Maintain effective communications Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills

Ability to prioritise time effectively Self-confidence and presence

Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity

Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population

Willingness to maintain their professional development

Please contact Niki Carpenter (Headteacher) for further details

Closing Date - Monday 20th December 2021

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

The University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to work to and within school policies and procedures, including safeguarding, child protection and health and safety.

The post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak English fluently is an essential requirement for this role

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