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Design & Technology Teacher: Product Design specialism

King Edward VI Community College, Totnes, Devon

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary TPS: £25714 to £41604 per annum

Job summary

We are looking for an outstanding Design and Technology teacher who is fully committed to excellence and helping every child succeed across Key Stages 3 to 5. You will be able to teach both GCSE and A Level Product Design.
The ability to teach a 2nd subject of Computer Science or Maths at KS3 would be an added advantage.
This is a fixed term post to 31 August 2021, pending a permanent appointment.

The D&T department is an innovative and creative area which strives for excellence in all that it does. We blend modern and traditional technologies to give students a diverse range of learning experiences and opportunities that reflect the modern world we live in. The department has a long tradition of achievement academically and in national and regional competitions. Many of our students progress into linked higher education study or related careers. We enrich our curriculum with partnerships with other organisations and try to embed new developments in D&T as they emerge, keeping learning relevant and engaging.

The successful applicants will:
• Be dedicated to the best possible outcomes for our students and the highest levels of professional practice and learning for themselves.
• Have an ability to inspire, motivate and engage our students.
• Be a committed, highly competent, reflective and resilient individual.
• Be excited about the opportunity to teach Design & Technology across the entire age range of our 11-18 college, including post-16.

We offer:
• An experienced and innovative D&T team embedded within our successful Science Faculty.
• A supportive and professional team of colleagues.
• Regular tailored CPD
• Excellent staff-student relationships.
• The opportunity to join a proudly comprehensive College with a positive GCSE Progress 8 Score.

Applications from NQTs are welcomed as well as more experienced teachers.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Interviews will be held week commencing 7 December 2020.

Applying for the job

Please go to our website: www.kingedwardvi.devon.sch.uk .
CVs are not accepted: please complete our teacher application form. You may find the job description and person specification useful in this.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Secondary
School size 947 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website King Edward VI Community College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@kingedwardvi.devon.sch.uk
Contact phone number 01803869200

About King Edward VI Community College

The College is situated in the South Hams town of Totnes with a wide and varied catchment area. Our community is richly diverse, encompassing not just Totnes itself, but the wonderful countryside that surrounds it. We are a Co-operative College supported by The Dart Valley Learning Trust.
This is a very special place to work: we celebrate our focus on comprehensive and inclusive qualities.

Our students are a fantastic mix of personalities and talents, and we value each and every one of them. We are committed to making a real difference to their lives: supporting them to flourish, and we go that extra mile to make this happen. As Ofsted (2019) recognised staff are 'relentless in their pursuit of better outcomes for pupils'.
We are rightly pleased with, but not fulfilled by, our judgment as a good school. We aspire to be consistently outstanding in all that we do, and encourage staff and students to be creative in their approaches to learning,
We want to harness the potential of our community to develop a truly unique school, infused with co-operative values that prepare children to be happy and successful adults. Please see further information on our website.

School location

Ashburton Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5JX

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