This job expired on 23 May 2022

  • Job start date

    1 September 2022

  • Closing date

    23 May 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

TLR2b (£5,001) for Head of Department responsibilities.
Recruitment/Retention bonuses available for an outstanding candidate.

Head of Design Technology job summary

Wyvern St Edmund's (WSE) are seeking a Head of Department to lead our Design Technology Department. We are very proud of the progress that students make at WSE. We are committed to a process of constant school improvement so that our students are afforded every opportunity to become the best version of themselves. We also have a close and positive relationship with Salisbury Sixth Form College, which is a short drive away from WSE. Our partnership with the college means that there may be opportunities to work collaboratively with KS5 students and teachers. The successful candidates can be assured of joining a warm and supportive environment along with robust professional challenge. All students leave Wyvern St Edmund’s having developed a range of practical life skills through enjoyable and engaging learning. All students should experience different cultures and ways of life and develop an awareness of the impact they have on future society. At Wyvern St Edmund’s the Design Technology department encompasses Design Technology (Product Design & Textiles) and Hospitality & Catering. The department consists of 7 teachers who are supported by 3 technicians where required. The department is well resourced with two workshops, two dedicated Textiles rooms, three kitchens (including a professional catering environment), preparation and storage spaces and access to CAD/CAM facilities.
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About St Edmund's Girls' School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
843 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01722 328565

Wyvern College and St. Edmund's Girls School have merged to create one learning campus. Facilities and teachers are shared to create a large, mixed, setting of approximately 1350 students. By working together we can offer an even better education to both boys and girls, resulting in higher attainment and progress for all students.

We will formally become Wyvern St Edmund’s Academy in September 2022.

We are situated in an outstanding location on the outskirts of Salisbury, with a beautiful backdrop of the Laverstock Downs and acres of playing fields. Both schools currently have a 'Good' OFSTED rating.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rure@wyvernsteds.org.

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