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Head of Design and Technology

Hurstmere School, Sidcup, Kent

Job details

Job role
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London)

Job summary

The Head of Department is responsible for line managing staff within their area, to ensure sustained educational progress by all pupils within the specialism. They will be expected to lead, develop and enhance teaching practice of others. The Head of Department is accountable for leading, managing and developing their curriculum area and pupil development across the curriculum. The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of GCSE and KS3 in Product Design and working knowledge of GCSE and KS3 in other areas within Design and Technology. They will also have a strong commitment to high standards of classroom practice and the ability to contribute towards raising student achievement.

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Please complete the application form included in the listing and return to info@hurstmere.org.uk or post to the school.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1047 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
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About Hurstmere School

Hurstmere School is a popular, non-selective Academy for 11-16 year old boys, with enthusiastic students, a dedicated staff and supportive governors. The school serves the local community of Sidcup; it is a special place with a strong sense of community and a determination succeed in all that we do. Hurstmere School offers a supportive and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity. We expect everyone to have the highest expectations of themselves and of each other. Our committed and well qualified teachers offer challenge, encouragement and support in order that our students may achieve their full potential. Hurstmere School is committed to ensuring colleagues achieve an effective work-life balance, in order that our students are taught by motivated, inspirational teachers. The provision of Continuing Professional Development opportunities is central to the school’s pledge to further develop teachers at every stage of their career.

Arranging a visit to Hurstmere School

Please contact info@hurstmere.org.uk or telephone 020 8300 5665

School location

Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW

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