- Key stage 2, Key stage 3
Full-time equivalent salary
- Main to upper scale
Design Technology Teacher KS2 and KS3 job summary
We are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly
motivated Design Technology Teacher who shares our commitment and vision in
providing high-quality education for all of our young people. Applications are welcome from experienced or
newly qualified teachers.
The post of teacher will
involve teaching Design Technology across the school and includes a tutor’s
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.
The successful candidate
an excellent practitioner who is able to deliver a high standard of education
passionate about learning as learning is at the heart of everything we do
a caring person, to ensure that the emotional well-being of our pupils is at
the heart of what we do
adaptable, innovative, and able to utilise a range of teaching styles
able to plan and deliver engaging lessons
someone who can work alongside our enthusiastic and innovative team and believe
teamwork is vital to being successful
willing to contribute to the whole school community
a real desire to join Ferndown Middle School and be part of the Castleman Trust
and help build an inspiring learning community where all thrive and are
We can offer
thriving, successful school
and support to develop your skills and expertise
and well-behaved pupils
committed team of staff and Governors
for professional development
established and successful ECT Programme
to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
access to the Employee Assistance Programme
to work scheme
Using the application form
Applications should be made on the application form and include details of curriculum expertise.
Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment and two referees are given.
Please note Ferndown Middle School does not accept CVs in place of an application form. Incomplete applications forms will not be shortlisted.
Please return your completed application form by the closing date to Mrs Shield, Heads PA, email@example.com
Applications are warmly welcomed from Early Career Teachers.
The Castleman Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.
The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, and a health check.
As outlined in KCSIE 2022, we are now required as part of our shortlisting process to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence. If you are shortlisted for the role an appropriate online search will be undertaken on your name(s). Any information given will be treated as confidential and will only be used in relation to the post for which you have applied.
Interviews are planned for Friday 14th October 2022.More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
Download an application form - 2.19 MB
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
About Ferndown Middle School
- School type
- Academy, ages 9 to 13
- School size
- 577 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 9 to 13
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 school’s 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.
Our vision is for all children at Ferndown Middle School to be confident and successful learners; well-equipped and resourced for the world they will inherit. This will of course start by ensuring all children make excellent academic progress and achieve their highest potential. However, learning at Ferndown Middle School is deeper than just this; it is about guiding children to develop a genuine love of learning and an understanding of both the purpose and importance of learning beyond the classroom.
Arranging a visit to Ferndown Middle School
Arranging a visit to Ferndown Middle School
If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office to arrange 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.