Design & Technology Teacher

Great Barr Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

We are looking for a creative, innovative Engineering/ Product Design /D&T specialist to join our Design Technology Department.

Teaching pupils through KS3 & 4, you will be based in one of our dedicated, well-equipped DT rooms. We currently deliver AQA GCSE Design & Technology at KS4 though we are currently reviewing the curriculum for 2020/21.

Our Design Technology Department also delivers Food and Textiles Technology, both of which are based in a modern, purpose-built Technology Block.

Essential educational requirements

Applications welcome from experienced Engineering/ Product Design /D&T teachers with a track record of teaching consistently good and outstanding lessons and achieving strong Progress 8 scores, or from potential NQTs who are making encouraging progress in their training.

We have an NQT induction programme which is considered to be an exemplar of good practice. This is an excellent place for an outstanding Resistant Materials/D&T Teacher to develop their career.

Essential qualifications

Relevant degree and secondary QTS.

Essential skills and experience

NQT through to experienced teacher.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1740 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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Website Great Barr Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Great Barr Academy

Great Barr Academy is sponsored by Shaw Education Trust. We are based in north Birmingham and have a large, diverse and vibrant community of students. We have a well-established and very successful Sixth Form. We pride ourselves on our strong ethos which values inclusion, good citizenship, mutual respect and collaboration. We aim to provide a wide range of stimulating opportunities to expand our students’ horizons within an environment in which they feel safe and well cared for and in which they can achieve their best, develop self-confidence and flourish as individuals. We encourage the active participation of parents/carers in their children’s education; only when the school, the child and parents/carers are working together will children excel.

School location

Aldridge Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44 8NU