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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - FTC for 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

up to £43,685.00 p.a UPR3

Additional allowances

TLR 2(b) £5022.00 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

The person we are seeking will:

  • be passionate about teaching Design and Technology and be able to bring energy, enthusiasm and new ideas to the work of the department;
  • be a successful teacher across the age and ability range and be able to use this experience to develop the practice of others;
  • have leadership qualities, good management and people skills;
  • have experience of raising standards;
  • have experience of teaching all areas of Technology;
  • have high expectations of the learning, achievement and progress of all students;
  • have a desire to play a significant role in the further development of the Technology department.


What the school offers its staff

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1658 on roll, including 366 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. The school has recently benefited from a significant and transformational building project, opening a new £15 million main block in spring 2021. New staff will also be given their own laptop to work on and their own classroom base when they join.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Design and Technology to lead the delivery of our KS3 curriculum. This will be a significant leadership role within a growing Design and Technology team, at a time when the department is expanding through the development of a new KS3 Curriculum and the introduction of new courses at both KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to contribute to curriculum developments at KS3, 4 and 5; however, the main focus will be tracking progress and intervention at KS3.

Commitment to safeguarding

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form and successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks
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About Little Heath School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1647 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 9439503

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1658 on roll, including 366 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. The school has recently benefited from a significant and transformational building project, opening a new £15 million main block in spring 2021. New staff will also be given their own laptop to work on and their own classroom base when they join. As a school, we pride ourselves on our Continuing Professional Development Programme, which supports teachers to continually improve their practice in innovative ways, collaborating with other members of staff.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Ldykes@littleheath.org.uk.

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