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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

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Subject

Design Technology

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Teachers Pay Scales (plus possible Recruitment Allowance of up to £3,000 for a teacher with significant GCSE experience)

Design & Technology Teacher job summary

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY TEACHER

Teachers Pay Scale (plus possible Recruitment Allowance of up to £3,000 for a teacher with significant GCSE experience)

Full-time/0.8fte

Start date: September 2024 (July for ECTs)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher to join our Design & Technology Department. D&T is a very popular option at Roundwood Park, and has a high profile right across the school, as you will see if you visit or from our website. You can learn more about our particular areas of strength in Design & Technology from our website https://roundwoodpark.co.uk/design-technology/

The successful applicant with teach Design Technology at GCSE and ideally will be able to teach the subject at A-level (although not necessarily for September 2024). They will also teach KS3 on a carousel, so the ability to teach all D&T disciplines will be useful (although the department already has considerable strength in Food Prep).

Our OFSTED grading has recently been confirmed as Outstanding (November 2023) and the inspection team have written that:

‘Staff, including Early Career Teachers, say that they are very well supported. Staff feel valued. They have high praise for how leaders look after the staff’s well-being and their workload.’

‘A school of exceptional quality.’

‘Pupils meet leaders’ exceptionally high expectations for their work, personal development and behaviour.’

‘A highly ambitious curriculum is in place for all pupils. A broad and rich curriculum prepares pupils exceptionally well.’

You can find out more about us from our website or from our various very lively social media pages.

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You are very welcome to visit before you decide whether you may wish to apply.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare. We also have a sincere commitment to equal opportunity and to the celebration of diversity, including in our staff recruitment. We welcome applications from all sections of our community very warmly, and we recognise the huge strength and opportunity that comes from diversity in all aspects of our make-up. We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short- listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

We will interview as we receive suitable applications, and may close this advert early.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare. We also have a sincere commitment to equal opportunity and to the celebration of diversity, including in our staff recruitment. We welcome applications from all sections of our community very warmly, and we recognise the huge strength and opportunity that comes from diversity in all aspects of our make-up. We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short- listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

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About Roundwood Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1358 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Roundwood Park is a high achieving 11-18 school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. The school carries an Outstanding rating from Ofsted and enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally. We have a large and expanding Sixth Form.

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