Teacher of Design and Technology

Summerhill School, DY6 9XE
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21 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
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Full time permanent
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Summerhill School
Lodge Lane
West Midlands
Tel: 01384 816165


We are looking for a teacher of Design and Technology to support us on our rapid journey of improvement. Candidates should be a strong teacher of Design Technology (especially Resistant Materials / Product Design). The ability to teach a proportion of Construction or other DT strands would be an advantage but is not essential.

We can offer a full time position, or part time could be available for a suitable candidate. 

Summerhill School is situated on the edge of the Shropshire / Staffordshire border, overlooking open countryside, but with easy access to Birmingham and the motorway network. We have a community of some of the loveliest, most intelligent and well behaved children in the country.

Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students and make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances? 

You will need to demonstrate a clear vision and enthusiasm for your subject and have the potential to be an inspirational leader.

Are you exceptional and do you have a clear sense of fun? 

Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances?

Do you possess the following attributes?

  • Ability to be an exceptional member of staff with clear capacity and the desire to improve
  • Potential to progress in your career
  • Wide range of skills to support our staff, students, parents and community towards excellence
  • The skills, experience and ability to gain the confidence of students and staff
  • Professional presence, capability and clarity with an excellent demonstration of the ability to motivate and empower
  • A clear sense of fun, energy, drive and passion

You will be able to plan and deliver stimulating and challenging lessons whilst setting appropriate and challenging work for all abilities.  We are looking for someone who is committed to working with colleagues across the school and who is ambitious for their own professional development. 

Applications from NQTs would be welcome, as would applications from more experienced colleagues, who want to work with our lovely children. The school strongly supports the professional development of all staff.


If you would like an informal conversation with Mr Cresswell prior to applying, or to arrange a visit, please contact Miss K Stone by emailing kstone@summerhill.dudley.sch.uk  

The above post requires an enhanced disclosure in accordance with the Protection of Children Act 1999.

Closing date: Monday 1st July, 2019 at 12 noon.

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