Design & Technology Teacher (Wolstanton High School)
Design & Technology Teacher
The ability to teach Food Technology and/or Product Design is desirable
Required for September 2018
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative thinker to our Design & Technology team, who can help us generate the capacity for further exciting change and development in learning and teaching within our school.
The successful candidate will have an absolute commitment to raising standards of achievement, developing strong progression in students’ learning and a desire to support learning through high quality tutoring.
Applications are welcomed from both NQT colleagues and more experienced Design & Technology teachers.
Wolstanton High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk. They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.
The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.
For an informal discussion and further information about the post, please call our Executive Principal, Julie Yarwood. Visits to the school are welcome but not essential.
Should you wish to apply, please return your completed application to Ally Harvey, Director of Business and Finance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 6th July 2018
Interview: Week commencing 9th July 2018
Design and Technology Department Information
The Design and Technology Department is situated within in range specialist rooms; a Graphics and workshop area with access to computers; a C.A.D classroom with access to 3D printing, 3D routing and laser cutting facilities and a refurbished materials preparation and resource area. We are fortunate to have a large open plan Food Technology room with access to its own ICT facilities.
There are three full-time teachers who are supported by two excellent part-time technicians. All teachers have responsibility for their own multimedia workshop as their main teaching room.
The department is committed to the delivery of the programmes of study for Design and Technology. In Years 7-9, pupils are taught in groups of approximately 21. During KS3, students follow a carousel curriculum through which they gain experience in all areas of D&T.
At GCSE, D&T subjects are optional and pupils are taught in mixed ability sets of no more than 17. Pupils begin their options in Year 10.
At Key Stage 4 we offer AQA GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology, AQA GCSE (9-1) Food Preparation and Nutrition and WJEC Level 1 / 2 Award in Construction.