18 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Romsey School is seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Design & Technology from September 2023. There are lots of great reasons to join our team at The Romsey School. Our school is a wonderful place to work with a supportive team of staff, kind and friendly atmosphere and outstanding student behaviour.

At the heart of The Romsey School is our mission for a lived experience of ‘Compassionate Excellence’, meaning that we aspire, care and include in all that we do. This set of values extends to everyone within our community and this includes staff as well as our students.

Design and Technology is a highly successful and popular department that consistently enjoys exceptional examination results with 44% of pupils achieving grade 7-9 and 75% of pupil achieving Grade 4+ in 2022. We are proud to offer our students a rich, diverse and relevant curriculum that empowers our pupil to be confident, independent and creative thinkers.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to teach across the age and attainment range at both Key Stage 3 and GCSE Technology (Resistant Materials);
  • Have the ability to also teach Systems & Controls and Timbers would be an advantage
  • Be creative, inspiring and passionate about teaching and learning;
  • Be an exceptional classroom practitioner, delivering lessons that engage, challenge, motivate and inspire our students to achieve
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the Romsey School community;
  • Be enthusiastic about their own professional development and growth in areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods.

What the school offers its staff

The Romsey School Supports New Teachers

We welcome applications from ECTs and from those with experience. We offer an excellent ECT programme and we ensure that all members of staff experience an interesting Professional Learning programme, which is grounded in research.

Learn Together at The Romsey School

We have regular professional learning opportunities which includes subject knowledge development. We are fully committed to your Growth and CPD development, offering access to The National College and working with our Research Lead Team.

Have Your Aspirational Career Goals Encouraged at The Romsey School

We actively encourage pursuing your professional development through the Department for Education (DfE) ‘National Professional Qualifications’ (NPQs) route. Alternatively, have you thought about becoming a Chartered Teacher through the Chartered College of Teaching? If so, The Romsey School can support you through this.

In return, The Romsey School will provide you:

  • A supportive, aspirational, positive and expanding team
  • The support of a full time Technology Technician
  • 2 fully equipped and purpose built Technology Workshops.
  • Fully serviced and well maintained hands tools and machinery including Band saws/ Scroll Saws/ Pillar Drills/ Disk and Belt Sanders/ A laser Cutter and 3D Printer.
  • Access to the staff benefits programme which includes the ‘cycle to work’ scheme
  • Opportunities to be included within the school community by joining one of several groups of staff within the school that lead on significant initiatives such as:
    • Staff Wellbeing
    • Student leadership
    • Extracurricular sports clubs
    • Duke of Edinburgh Award
    • A variety of trips and educational visits, which includes international trips to places such as Kenya, Iceland, Spain, Paris and the Ski Trip in Austria.
  • Access to and an Employee Discount to our on-site nursery, Little Sunlights
  • On-site, free staff car parking.

Further details about the role

For further details about the school visit our website. Please see the school website https://www.theromseyschool.org for an application form. Applications on Romsey School forms, individual CV’s not accepted.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview exceptional applicants before the closing date.

Closing date: Noon Monday 17th April 2023

Interview date: TBC

Commitment to safeguarding

Gateway Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jobs@gatewaytrust.org

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About The Romsey School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1172 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01794 512 334

"Your gateway to success". Our vision is to provide a world class education for our young people.

Arranging a visit to The Romsey School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@gatewaytrust.org.

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