Head of Design and Technology (TLR 2b + R&R)

The Toynbee School, Eastleigh, Hampshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a highly capable and inspirational Head of Design and Technology. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding Design and Technology teacher seeking to take the step into Middle Leadership or an experienced Head of Department looking for a new challenge.

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge, strong classroom management skills and the ability to inspire our pupils with outstanding and engaging teaching. Our students are a delight to teach and we foster an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

The Department currently follow the OCR exam board course in Design and Technology at GCSE level. Teaching within the department benefits from a team of specialist teachers who have all contributed to the department’s rich curriculum. The Department benefits from excellent facilities and resources.
The successful candidate will:
• Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”
• Be an excellent teacher
• Be able to teach Design and Technology to GCSE Level
• Have excellent interpersonal leadership skills, underpinned by a firm vision for the teaching of Design and Technology.
• Be forward thinking, visionary, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.
• Have aspirations for further promotion
We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their career.

Toynbee School is an expanding school with consistently high achievement and progress across all subjects. The school was categorized as ‘Good’ by OFSTED in October 2015 and again in April 2019.

Applications from staff wishing to work Part Time (at least 0.8 FTE) would also be considered.

The school is situated in Chandlers Ford with easy access to the M3 and M27. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Essential educational requirements

Subject related degree or relevant subject related teaching qualification

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Job Description and Application Pack available on request or from https://www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk/recruitment

Employee benefits

TLR 2b - £4,659 + £3,000 Recruitment and Retention Point for the first year.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 872 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Toynbee School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk

School location

Bodycoats Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2PL