We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher of Design and Technology who has high expectations of students and themselves and who will motivate and inspire pupils to achieve their best. However, we would
consider an unqualified candidate with a relevant degree, who may be
considering a teaching career in the future. Support and training will be
are looking for someone who would enjoy working with highly motivated, intellectually
curious students at Key Stages 3, 4, and 5 and is comfortable delivering a wide
range of DT areas, primarily timbers and electronics, but also plastics and metals,
and including some food and textiles. NQTs and experienced teachers are invited
to apply. The ideal candidate will have electronics expertise, as we are
looking to expand in this area of the curriculum, including the use of Arduino
and other programmable components. The ability
to teach A level is essential. An understanding of basic engineering (levers,
gears, pulleys etc) would be desirable.
The Latymer School is an oversubscribed high achieving, but caring Grammar School in North London. Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere and the high levels of participation in extracurricular activities that encourage students to foster and nurture their skills and interests beyond the confines of the curriculum. We are proud of our inclusive school community and there is a real passion for teaching and learning in a supportive and welcoming atmosphere that inspires risk-taking and creativity. As a school, we are committed to developing the whole person and it is a place where you can really engage students in their learning and develop as a teacher.
Technology is a very popular subject at both GCSE and A level, which was reintroduced in September 2022. We have a group of 18 in year 12 and are expecting high numbers next year. The students are passionate about their work and therefore the ability to teach A level would be an advantage. The departments exam results are consistently high, with our latest results July 2022 being 100% grades 7-9, 70% grade 9. These results are the highest in the country of schools that do Edexcel Design and Technology.
Some of what we can offer you:
- A genuine opportunity to make a
difference where it is needed.
- Well-resourced classrooms, necessary IT
equipment and structured administrative support.
- A fantastic community of children,
parents and carers who deserve the best.
- To join a great team and have the opportunity to
further your professional development and career.
If you would like to work in a friendly environment, then we would like to hear from you.
complete a Teaching Staff Application Form, which can be found on the school
application to be returned to email@example.com
Please note that we cannot accept CVs due to Safer Recruitment
Closing date for application: 10am on Tuesday, 6th June 2023
to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may
close vacancies before the stated closing date if enough applications are
received. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible.Should you not hear
from us within 4 working weeks of the closing date for this post, then
regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.
Latymer School is an equal opportunities employer.
The Latymer School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with a Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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