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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Wildern Secondary School is a large, oversubscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton. We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Design & Technology Teacher to join our Technology Department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Helping to shape the futures of children in our community
  • Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • An Amazing Competitive salary
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD program
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Generous Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free large on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • An amazing rate for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre

Further details about the role

Benefits of working within our Technology Department include:

  • Large and very supportive team of 10 subject specialists, 7 of which specialise in Design Technology
  • Dedicated technician support Monday to Friday
  • Very popular subject, with high uptake at KS4 (over 110 students opt for GCSE Design Technology every year)
  • Track record of strong GCSE results
  • Well supported by SLT
  • Very well resourced and equipped workshops
  • Dedicated ICT CAD suite, plus 30 additional laptops for classroom use
  • 3D printers in each classroom and 2 laser cutters

Commitment to safeguarding

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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About Wildern School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1921 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address

Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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