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Teacher of Design and Technology

The Rawlett School
Tamworth, Staffordshire
MPR + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

MPR + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Permanent, Full Time 

September 2024 or January Start 2025 

Joining our Academy and collaborative team at The Rawlett School, you'll have strong connections with other schools within Academies Enterprise Trust, offering exceptional development prospects. Committed to high standards, we uphold the Trust's mission: "We will provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom, every day" and prioritise social equality within our community.

We believe in nurturing creativity, problem-solving skills, and a passion for innovation in our students. We are committed to providing a supportive learning environment that inspires curiosity, exploration, and the development of practical skills.

We are seeking a passionate Teacher of Design and Technology to join our dedicated faculty. In this role, you will deliver engaging lessons that challenge students to think creatively, solve problems, and design solutions using a range of materials and technologies.

If you're enthusiastic about igniting a love of making in students and empowering them to turn ideas into reality, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver stimulating lessons in Design and Technology to secondary-level students.
  • Foster creativity and problem-solving through practical projects and hands-on learning experiences.
  • Create an inclusive classroom environment that promotes collaboration, experimentation, and risk-taking.
  • Assess student learning through a variety of methods and provide constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to integrate design thinking and technological skills into the broader curriculum.


  • Bachelor's degree in Design and Technology, Engineering Education, or a related field.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Previous experience teaching Design and Technology at the secondary level.
  • Strong understanding of design principles, manufacturing processes, and relevant technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Passion for fostering creativity, innovation, and practical skills in students.

Closing date : 14th July 2024

About Academies Enterprise Trust

AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools.  We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England.  We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they’ve ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.

With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.  

AET Staff Benefits 

Career development and training: Our approach to educational excellence is underpinned by our Instructional Excellence Programme, delivered through an exciting and pioneering partnership with One World.  We also have a long-standing partnership with Ambition Institute, and offer the full suite of Early Career and NPQ programmes, expertly facilitated and tailored to our network and local contexts. Our centralised CPD offer provides network opportunities for both teaching and leadership development, as well as offers tailored to individuals and schools.

Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 

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