6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 8:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology, Food
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Frome College is looking to appoint a full time Design & Technology Teacher. This is an exciting post offering an excellent opportunity for an energetic inspirational and creative teacher to join our team.

Frome College Design Technology department is a growing department with great opportunities for personal development and input into current schemes of work. We aim to drive innovation with our current staff offering expertise from different aspects of industry. It is a spacious, well-resourced, busy, purposeful department which has two technicians across all subject areas. This position would require some flexibility to support more than one specialism but experience in Resistant materials and Product design would be a preference.

Pupils start their GCSEs in Year 9 at Frome College, with most students joining from the two local middle schools. It is popular subject, with students opting for DT Timber, Metal or Textiles and/or Food Prep and Nutrition at GCSE. We also encourage students to progress into our expanding sixth form to study A Levels in Product Design, Fashion/Textiles or Level 3 Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition.

The department is housed in a large spacious self-contained, purpose-built facility, comprising a well-equipped multimedia workshop, display area, ICT suite with networked computers. We currently have Adobe Suite, Fusion 360 and 2D Design as our main design packages. The department continues to develop its design and manufacturing resources and houses a laser cutter, 3D Printer, extensive workshop machinery and welding facilities are also available. We have strong links with local businesses in the surrounding area which provides pupils with great insight and career opportunities.

The right candidate will be up to date with the new specifications of GCSE and A Level and to teach and inspire students to achieve their full potential.

Applying for the job

Please complete application form and submit with a cover letter explaining why you want to work at Frome College and why you should be considered for this role.

Completed applications to be returned by email to FCCrecruitment@fromecollege.org or by post to recruitment Dept, Frome College, Bath Road, Frome, BA11 2HQ by the closing date stated.

(CV's and late applications will not be accepted)

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
1153 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01373 469074

About Frome Community College

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1100 - 1200 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

Benefits of working at Frome College offers the opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce. Free parking, onsite catering, nursery and discounted access to leisure centre. Employees also have access to various opportunities as part of My Staff Shop with Somerset County Council including Cycle to Work Scheme.
Frome College are keen to support CPD opportunities and have strong links with other local schools to ensure best practice.

Arranging a visit to Frome Community College

Visits to school are welcome - please email FCCrecruitment@fromecollege.org or call 01373 469074 to arrange a convenient time.

Social Distancing measures will be followed.

School location

Bath Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HQ

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