Design & Technology Teacher

Wildern School, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 4EJ

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  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2022

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Design & Technology Teacher Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will invite suitable candidates to interview before the closing date. Wildern School is a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton that believes every student matters and every moment counts. We have an opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic and innovative Design & Technology teacher with a Resistant Materials or Product Design specialism to join our team. You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. This role is suitable for both experienced teachers and Early Career Teachers (NQTs) alike. Applications from Early Career Teachers (NQTs) due to qualify summer 2022 are welcomed and an excellent ECT (NQT) package would be available if appropriate. Our department resources include: • Dedicated CAD/CAM ICT suite • Multiple laser cutters in the department and 3D printers in every classroom • Dedicated technician support (Mon-Fri) • Well funded department with excellent facilities/equipment For more information on our Design and Technology department please visit our website We will ensure that the successful candidate has: • comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor • continuous professional learning, development and improvement • the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students Benefits of working for our trust include: • Potential for career progression • Excellent department resources • Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice • A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice • Friendly and sociable colleagues • Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre • Good transport links • Free on-site car park If you already live or work in Hampshire, you will know what a fantastic place it is. Located on the south coast of England, with excellent transport links, Hampshire offers a choice of rural or city living. The culture, coastline and countryside in Hampshire can provide a variety of different lifestyles: • go horse riding, walking and cycling on the many routes found throughout Hampshire’s country parks • visit theme parks, award winning museums and explore historic sites across the region • take part in Hampshire’s thriving sports scene • relax at Hampshire’s diverse range of food and drink establishments and regular farmers’ markets We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future. Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from our website where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 30th September 2022 Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wildern School

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Academy, ages 11 to 16
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1955 pupils enrolled
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11 to 16
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Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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