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  • Job start date

    22 August 2024

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food technology

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Maternity Cover

Required for August 2024

Design and Technology Teacher

(an interest in Food & Nutrition would be an

advantage but not essential)

Full time and Part time considered

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teacher of D&T to join our family. Someone who wants to own their classroom or workshop and can inspire and motivate young people to become inquisitive, resilient adults. You will work with enthusiastic and committed colleagues who want to make a difference to children’s lives.

We want teachers who are conscientious, enjoy working with children, and someone with a robust understanding and knowledge of Design Technology. We want someone who can ignite the passion for knowledge and learning in our students.

It’s an exciting time to be joining the D&T department, we have invested significant funds in creating new purpose-built classrooms, with a bespoke brand-new workshop and a D&T specific ICT area. D&T is a really valued part of the curriculum both at KS3 and GCSE, with large numbers choosing the subject at KS4.

Are you:

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching?
  • Willing to work flexibly in the face of changing demands?
  • Inspired by young people achieving their potential?
  • Motivated by the prospect of building on our continued excellent exam successes?

Welland Park is an over-subscribed, successful Academy for students aged 11-16 with thriving Community engagement in an expanding market town. The Academy was judged to be Good by Ofsted in July 2019 and has gained a number of awards over time including Wellbeing at School, AntiBullying (Gold), Careermark (Gold), Healthy Schools Award and International Schools Award

What the school offers its staff

Free on site car parking

Free use of an on site gym

Cycle to work scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Welland Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Welland Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email burgessn@wellandparkacademy.com.

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