Are you passionate about education and committed to fostering academic success? Are you highly
motivated and driven to deliver high quality teaching and learning, to challenge and support our
students to achieve their potential? Do you want to be part of a thriving school that encourages curiosity,
exploration and personal growth?
King’s School is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Teacher of DT or Head of DT to join our hard-working
and highly motivated team. Our school, known for its academic excellence and high expectations across
all aspects of school life, offers a unique and stimulating environment where both students and staff
This role entails teaching Design and Technology and Food and Nutrition to Key Stage 3 and 4. Applications
from teachers from both specialisms are welcomed, but preference would be given to a suitably qualified
teacher with a Food and Nutrition specialism. Teachers from a non-Food background should be prepared to
deliver that subject to Key Stage 4 if they were successful at interview. The post holder will join our friendly
and creative DT and Food department, supported by a skilled technician. Food and Nutrition has been an
extremely popular subject with our students, and this is a great opportunity to be part of a successful team
as we move into GCSE provision. If you are interested in applying for the Head of DT post, please include
this is in your personal statement.
Please see the attached job description for a full profile of the role.
King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School in the Diocese of Chichester, for years 7 to 13. Our work and
relationships are based upon the four core Christian values of Love, Forgiveness, Respect and Responsibility
and through these we encourage and support every student and member of staff to be the best that they
At King’s, we take pride in our exceptional track record of academic success and our varied enrichment
program, which is integral to our school day. Here are some key features of our school:
• Outstanding GCSE results; our students’ achievements consistently put us in the City’s top
• Innovative teaching practices; our teaching and learning methodologies are designed to engage
and inspire our students to provide a well-rounded education for all.
• Empowering students; equipping them with essential ‘life’ skills to be able to overcome challenges
with resilience and an understanding of how to navigate and overcome obstacles.
• Exceptional pastoral care; our commitment to creating a supportive environment, where every
student can be themselves is second to none.
The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013; moving to its permanent site,
a purpose-built facility for all areas of the curriculum, in September 2019. There are currently just over 860
students in years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, and a team of over 85 teachers and support staff.
We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. All offers of employment will be subject to the individual undergoing an enhanced barred list check.
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