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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2b of £5,022.00 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of D&T

TMS/UPS + a TLR 2b of £5022.00 required from September 2023

The successful candidate should be a pro-active and self-motivated, innovative practitioner, who will be responsible for planning and executing a diverse programme of study that meets the individual learners needs within Design Technology

The successful candidate would be have the ability to teach and specialise in either Food Technology, Resistant Materials, or Product Design up to A Level.

Studying D&T at Aylesford School

Technology at key stage 3 is taught in mixed ability groups on a rotation with each module lasting 8-10 weeks; 4 lessons per fortnight. Students will study a mixture of subjects during the academic year including D&T, food and nutrition, textiles and information technology.

Students can choose a GCSE in D&T. The subjects we currently offer at key stage 4 are Product Design and Graphics with the OCR exam board and Food & Nutrition with the AQA Exam Board.

Our Sixth Form students can choose to study Product Design at A Level which follows the Eduqas exam board.

D&T Facilities at Aylesford School

Aylesford has two workshops equipped with machines such as vacuum forming, Startrite bandsaws, wood and metal lathes, milling, dip-coating, various sanders, vibro-saws, drilling and comprehensive Flamefast heat-treatment etc. A side room provides us with a machine room housing a circular saw and a planer/thicknesser.

Aylesford also has an electronics room complete with computers, soldering equipment and 3D printers. In addition to the specific D&T spaces there are two food technology rooms and ICT rooms which can be used for theory lessons.

Two technicians support the D&T department.

What the school offers its staff

Aylesford School Warwick is a successful Academy, now providing education on a single site to pupils aged 4 to 18, Reception through to Sixth Form.

Our employees are important to us, we have a wellbeing package available for all employees.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.
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About Aylesford School Warwick

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1262 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01926 747100

Aylesford School Warwick is a forward thinking and exciting educational environment. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our students and our community. Aylesford School Warwick is a successful Academy, now providing education on a single site to pupils aged 4 to 18, Reception through to Sixth Form.

Arranging a visit to Aylesford School Warwick

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hughes.s@aylesfordschool.org.uk.

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