Teacher of Design and Technology

Cantell School, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3GJ

This job expired on 20 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2022

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£25,714 - £41,604

Teacher of Design and Technology job summary

To strengthen our existing team and to continue to build on our success this year, we are now seeking to appoint a Teacher of Design Technology who has a clear love for the subject and values its place in the curriculum. This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate teacher to become part of a highly collaborative and multi-disciplined team. The department offers some excellent facilities, including two fully equipped DT workshops and food rooms.

This role would involve teaching DT at both KS3 and KS4 level. Experience of teaching Design Technology is essential.

“The Design Technology department at Cantell has offered me a nurturing and exciting environment to develop my skills across the different disciplines within the subject. As a team we work strongly together, continually developing our curriculum and pedagogy. As an integral part of the Creative Arts Faculty our department also enjoys the opportunity to extend our teaching experiences working on school productions and concerts. It is this kind of collaborative experience with the school community that makes Cantell such an amazing place to work” Teacher of Design Technology 2022

Cantell School is a very special place for students to learn and staff to work. We are proud to be a ‘founding’ member of the Aspire Community Trust - a group of 9 cross-phase schools that work together to create an aspirational learning journey for our children aged between 4 and 16.
We are a happy, thriving and successful school, proud to be a true comprehensive.

Relationships between staff, students, their families and the wider community are excellent and contribute to the overall success of the school. We have the highest expectations from our students and they have the highest expectations from us. In this way we create a culture of responsibility and respect.

“I am so proud to work at Cantell. I believe that in our school students and staff are a family. This shows itself from top to bottom and is an ethos created and shared by a devoted Headteacher. Structures and systems support this ethos. The students are provided with so many opportunities to enrich their lives. I am always moved by the kindness that is so prevalent in our community”. – Staff Survey Response – March 2022

The quality of education is front and centre at our school with an ambitious curriculum that challenges our students to be the best that they can be by ensuring they are able to remember and apply their learning in a wide range and variety of contexts. At our school, knowledge is power.

We will offer the successful applicant:
• A committed and extremely supportive staff team
• An extensive and personalised CPD programme
• The opportunity to make a real difference to our students
• A thriving community of students and parents/carers

We wish to appoint candidates with:
• Ability to promote high quality teaching and learning
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
• A passion for improving students' lives and opportunities
• High levels of ambition and drive for outstanding performance from
staff and students

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About Cantell School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1169 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
02380 516704

Cantell School has been on a journey of significant improvement over the last few years and we are proud to be known as a happy and successful school in Southampton, Hampshire and beyond. Our success is very much down to the hard work of our students, supported by a committed, passionate and dedicated staff team.

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