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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time, term time: Teacher FTE 1

Contract type


Pay scale

Main to Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Design and Technology to inspire, motivate and challenge our wonderful pupils. We require a member of staff who has ability and desire of teaching Hard Materials, Cad Cam, Polymers and where possible Graphics and Construction

What the school offers its staff

Curriculum Allocation:

All pupils study Design and Technology in KS3. In year 7 they have 3 hours per two week cycle and in years 8 and 9 they have 2 hours. Three form groups are blocked together to form 4 D+T teaching groups in KS3.

The current KS4 course offer is:

  • GCSE D&T (AQA)
  • GCSE Graphics (NCFE)
  • Level 1/2 Construction (Eduqas)
  • Level 1/2 Hospitality and Catering (Eduqas)

This post is very much focused on Hard Materials, Graphics and Construction

Extra-curricular opportunities:

In addition to the formal curriculum we undertake a number of other activities including the Rotary Club Design and the Chef Competitions. Furthermore we offer family sessions including ‘Cooking on a budget’ and run weekly DT club after school which are extremely popular. We also delvier Primary Masterclasses to our feeder primary schools.

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 Weaverham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1175 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01606 852120

Our vision is clear, we want Weaverham High School to be a vibrant, thriving and successful school where every member of our community feels valued, safe and supported to ensure they surpass their potential. We celebrate uniqueness and see individuals. We understand that our pupils have hopes and dreams, challenges and barriers and it is our privilege to celebrate their worth and their potential. We want every child to enjoy their own journey of discovery, acquire a thirst for knowledge, creativity and imagination and develop a love for their learning. We want pupils to leave our school not just with qualifications showing their academic success, but also with the capacity to think clearly and deeply, a desire to act with integrity and to show kindness and empathy to others, and with the character and leadership experience they need to thrive in the world. We will work tirelessly to ensure individual barriers are overcome so pupils are challenged and supported in equal measure. Our desire is to nurture talent, ability and ambition with energy, creativity, determination, relentless kindness and high expectations. When we combine such a desire with our ethos of Safe.Ready.Respect you will thrive in our care. 

We have a clear and ambitious vision for school improvement that is woven into the 6 strands that define the Weaverham offer. This offer is underpinned by an’ Ethic Of Excellence’ 5, where the following principles guide our strategy to ensure we are the best we can be:

Study examples of excellence
Build a culture of critique (be kind, be specific, be helpful/listen, reflect, review)
Require multiple revisions
Provide opportunities for public presentation

Arranging a visit to Weaverham High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@weaverhamhighschool.com.

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