The Kidsgrove Secondary School - Teacher of Design & Technology

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Gloucester Road, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent, ST7 4DL
MPS/UPS (NQT’S welcome to apply) - £25,714 - £41,604 pro rata £15,428 - £24,962
04 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Teacher of Design & Technology

The Kidsgrove Secondary School


Grade: MPS/UPS (NQT’S welcome to apply)

Salary: £25,714 - £41,604 pro rata £15,428 - £24,962

Type: Fixed Term (to cover maternity leave from 1 September 2021)

Contract: Teacher Contract

Location: The Kidsgrove Secondary School, Gloucester Road, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, ST7 4DL

Required: ASAP


Kidsgrove Secondary School are seeking to appoint a part-time specialist Teacher of Design Technology (19.5 hours per week- 0.6) to join our Design Technology and Art department.

We are an academic school with a strong reputation for the care and guidance we provide for all our students and require an enthusiastic teacher of Design and Technology to provide high quality of education to our Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students.

The school’s vision is modelled in our curriculum, where we believe in inclusive education for all. We believe that all of our students deserve a curriculum that meets their differing needs and enables them to fulfil their unique potential. We want our students to be successful members of our community and to maximise their life opportunities. We are part of a family of schools within The Shaw Education Trust, which is currently comprised, of 26 academies, across the North West, East and West Midlands. The trust offers excellent professional development and is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience.

Our trust comes together under common values and places high achievement at the heart of all we do. No child should have their opportunities limited by their background, or by their ability. We pledge an unswerving commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals for all young people in our academies.

Key responsibilities of the post include:

Work with the Subject Leader to secure the strategic vision of the department.
• Deliver specified Design & Technology lessons as identified in the school strategic planning documentation.
• Deliver the highest possible educational standards in order that students can maximise their potential.
• Prepare lessons and take into consideration learning objectives.
• Record and report on student progress.
• Monitoring inventory and sourcing supplies as required.
• Assist the Middle and Senior Leadership Teams in the effective day-to-day organisation and management of the school.

Applicants will ideally have a Bachelor’s Degree in a Secondary Design and Technology related subject with a teaching qualification. Candidates with experience in resistant materials/food technology are welcome to apply. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the capacity to supervise group work, demonstrating supportive problem-solving skills. You will lead and support students to achieve to the best of their ability and assist the Head of Department in the delivery of appropriate project work.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work to provide an excellent service to all staff and pupils.
We are committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including an enhanced DBS check.

If you would like more information or have any questions about this excellent opportunity please contact Lee Nixon, Executive Headteacher at or via telephone on 01782 948 250.

If you are looking for a challenging and highly rewarding role within a school that provides a strong commitment to professional development, please send your application to

Closing Date: 18/06/2021 at 12 midday
Selection and Interviews: (to be confirmed).


To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

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