• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Art and design, Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main to upper scale

Job summary

We are a successful middle school, the Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and excellent Design Technology Teacher (Food or Art or Textiles).

The post will involve teaching design across the school, alongside a tutor responsibility.

The key purpose will be to plan, develop and deliver high quality lessons and courses within the broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated subject area curriculum using a variety of approaches, to continually enhance teaching and learning.

A copy of the job description and person spec can be found in the Application Pack.

Please indicate preferences and strengths for Food, Art, Textiles in your application form and covering letter.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
Up to 600 pupils
Age range
9 to 13
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Ferndown Middle School

Ferndown Middle School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust – a Trust which prides itself on putting children first, always and puts its values of Respect, Independence, Creativity and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

It is the staff in our academies who make our schools vibrant places of learning – who do all they can to make sure our children become confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens. Our staff want to make a real difference to the lives of the children they work with and are learners themselves who relish professional development opportunities.

Working in a Castleman Academy Trust school you will be working with other forward thinkers, who see possibilities and are optimistic. You will have the support of like-minded colleagues and together we will ensure everyone has a great work life balance. Being part of the Castleman Academy Trust means there are a whole host of opportunities for you to develop and flourish.

Ferndown Middle School is a successful middle school, the Governors are looking for an inspirational, lively and creative design teacher. This is an opportunity to shape the curriculum and learning in this subject. Applications are welcome from experienced or newly qualified teachers.

Arranging a visit to Ferndown Middle School

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, socially distant visits can only be offered after school. Tours can be booked with the Head for Monday 26th April between 15.30 and 16.30. Please telephone the office to make an appointment. To gain a greater understanding of our school values, curriculum offer and premises, please visit our school website and refer to the application pack.

School location

Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9UP

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