5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food technology

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, term time only

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Design Technology / Hospitality and Catering to join Durham Academy from September 2024. We wish to appoint a committed and highly effective teacher to teach across our key stages. You should be educated to degree level and hold qualified teacher status (QTS) as well as having experience of teaching to KS3 and KS4.

The successful applicant is expected to facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential as well as contribute to raising standards of student attainment. You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students.

You will be confident in your abilities to effectively teach Food and Product Design across Key Stages 3 & 4. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for all students. We are proud to be part of the Advance Learning Partnership securing excellent education through collaboration where your child is our child.

What the school offers its staff

The Person

• Inspirational and well-qualified teacher.

• Has high expectations for all pupils.

• Possesses excellent listening and communication skills.

• Displays a high level of organisational skills, both verbal and written.

• Displays a high level of organisational and time management proficiency.

• Cultivates a positive and inclusive learning environment, encouraging intellectual curiosity and critical thinking.

• Exemplifies the values and ethos of the school as a positive role model.

• Collaborates as a team player, demonstrating flexibility and commitment to contributing actively to a full program of extra-activities.

• Exhibits excellent people management skills.

Employees are expected to support and contribute to the school ethos.

This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post-holder. It is not a comprehensive statement of procedure and tasks but sets the main expectations of the school in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to signing our ICT Employee User Policy and having a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Certificate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Durham Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
361 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Secondary school - teaching children 11-16

Arranging a visit to Durham Academy

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