18 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Design Technology

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,685.00 Annually (FTE)

Design and Technology Teacher job summary

We welcome all applications and are able to offer flexible, part time hours. All specialisms will be considered and we would be open to hearing from candidates to discuss potential working hours. We enjoy and benefit from a very balanced team of specialists and therefore welcome all applications. The post is open to ECTs.

The Design and Technology teachers form an experienced department, who have enjoyed GCSE and A level success over recent years. This subject continues to be a popular choice at GCSE as a result of engaging teaching.

This post includes regulated activity relevant to children.

What skills / experience are required

We are seeking a collaborative, dynamic and innovative colleague, who must be:

  • Skilled at making students feel engaged and motivated
  • Able to contribute to and support student outcomes
  • Committed to excellence and continuous learning
  • Has as high expectations in all areas of their work

What we can offer

  • A dedicated department that is part of this vibrant and dedicated rural comprehensive school
  • Our school is widely known for calm classrooms and corridors, the passion and skill of its teaching and support staff, and the constantly improving facilities on offer
  • Our students are kind, polite and keen to succeed, and respond enthusiastically to well-planned and carefully delivered lessons

Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. Schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to shared principles.

OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably; to be better faster together.

OUR WHY? Is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best ‘go’ for our pupils

OURHOW’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.

Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including extensive continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

The school reserves the right to consider and interview candidates ahead of the closing date if appropriate. An offer may be made to an exceptional candidate in this instance.

Should you wish for a confidential conversation to discuss the options for this role, prior to application, then please email office@chippingnortonschool.org.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered

The River Learning Trust and Chipping Norton School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. The Trust is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates. Please see our website for up to date policies including our Child Protection and Behaviour Policies.

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About Chipping Norton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
983 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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