Design Technology Teacher

Oldbury Academy, Oldbury, West Midlands


Job details

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

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly skilled Teacher of Design and Technology. We would welcome applications from candidates with any area of expertise, but would be especially interested to hear from teachers of Graphics or Product Design.

Design and Technology is taught as part of the Applied Learning and Technology faculty where we offer a range of vocational and academic courses at Level 2 and equivalent. Our vocational subjects are popular with students at KS4 and we are now keen to expand the subjects we offer at KS4.

The faculty is well resourced and we have excellent facilities and experienced technical support. The faculty is forward thinking, friendly and supportive, they are passionate about the importance of a broad curriculum that meets the needs of our students.

The successful candidate will have a firm commitment to raising whole-school achievement; have a professional approach to staff development; high expectations; excellent teaching and learning standards and a determination to excel in what they do.

Essential educational requirements

Design Technology generalist – able to teach 2 or more of product design, engineering, graphics, resistant materials, at Key Stages 3 and 4

Essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent qualification

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of the National Curriculum.
Knowledge of the role of a form tutor and pastoral care.
Able to assess and evaluate student work and plan for progression.

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1449 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
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School website Oldbury Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Oldbury Academy

School location

Pound Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 8NE