Teacher of D&T

Priory Community School, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 6BP

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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Teacher of D&T job summary

Teacher of D&T
Full Time / Permanent

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a Teacher of DT to work at our Priory Community School – An Academy. This is a very exciting opportunity for an individual who would relish the chance to join us.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational Design and Technology Teacher to join our successful; friendly; hard working and supportive Design and Technology team. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the further development of the subject. You will have the opportunity to teach across the full age and ability range. Working as part of a team delivering KS3 schemes of learning in Product Design, Engineering, CAD. An ability to teach KS3 Food would be desirable but not essential.

The faculty is well supported and students opting to take a D&T subject at KS4 is strong. The subject is well resourced with modern accommodation and equipment including a laser cutter, 3D printers.

It is an exciting time to join the team as we develop our vocational KS4 curriculum further with the introduction of vocational Construction award. An ability to teach either D&T / Engineering / Construction at KS4 would be desirable.

If you are passionate about Design and Technology and possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of students, we look forward to hearing from you.

What you will do:

Plan teaching to achieve progression in students’ learning
Set tasks, including homework, which challenge students and ensure a high level of interest
Identifying the needs of individuals and groups within the class, taking note of individual education plans and the requirements of the code of practice, tailoring the teaching to take account of their identified needs
The successful candidates will have:

A Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
A passion for specialist subject
An ability to teach across a range of students of different ages and abilities

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About Priory Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1426 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Contact phone number
01934 529357

About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.

At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.

TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Nathan Jenkins,
Interim CEO

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