Design Technology Teacher Second in Department at Burton Borough School

Burton Borough School, Audley Avenue, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7DS
Mainscale/Upper Pay Scale
07 Sep 2018
27 Sep 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Design Technology Teacher – Second in department TLR 2.1 £2640

0.8 FTE Required from January 2019 

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Comprehensive School of 1060 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport.  Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school. 

For daily updates and to see what we do, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @BurtonBorough

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who:

  • Has real enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to teaching Design Technology in Product Design, Textiles, Food or Engineering
  • Teaches engaging and challenging lessons that promote students’ abilities to learn independently and to respond effectively to feedback 
  • Believes that Design Technology plays an important role to play in the development of students’ skills, knowlege and understanding
  • Is able to contribute to the Design Technology team and take an active part in curriculum planning and preparation 
  • Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom  in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live;
  • Is keen to work in a school which is held in high esteem by its parents and who want further to extend this reputation for excellence
  • Is prepared to accept and endorse the aims and policies of the school as outlined in the accompanying documentation 



We offer: 

  • A professional learning culture that is highly focused on developing your teaching craft 
  • A well-equipped, modern learning environment that includes a new £8 million teaching block 
  • A strong community ethos built through a small School System, with each School retaining a strong sense of identity 
  • A ‘stage not age’ attitude to career development opportunities 
  • A school that provides rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities including the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, team sports, dramatic performances and an internationally acclaimed School Band



For further information, please visit our website at, or telephone 01952 386500 or email the Principal's PA at  

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