4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January or Easter Term - Dependent on candidate availability

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £28,000 and £43685 (pending pay increase)

Pay scale


Additional allowances

Recruitment and Retention Allowance of £3,000pa (To be reviewed after 12 months)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Successfully teaching across the secondary age and ability using a variety and range of teaching and learning styles.

  • Successfully teaching DT in one or more UK state secondary schools at both Key Stages 3 and 4 as a qualified teacher

  • Using data to inform teaching.

  • Understanding what outstanding teaching looks like.

  • Excellent classroom practitioner with a real passion for the subject and an ability to communicate that passion.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to plan, organise and adapt.

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student

  • The ability to demonstrate unconditional positive regard towards young people

  • Commitment to the responsibility for and practices concerned with the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.

What the school offers its staff

  • Teachers Pension Scheme

  • Discounts on various Co-op branded products

  • Co-operative credit union

  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities

  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans

  • Colleague Assistance via Health Assured

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Flu vaccine

Further details about the role

Join our talented and dedicated team as a Teacher of Design and Technology - With a passion for teaching, combined with a flare for Design and Technology could you inspire our students and help them achieve the best possible outcome.

Our aim is to ensure that our students are given every opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. With this in mind, we are looking to appoint a teacher who shares our vision for a learning environment and curriculum that is ambitious as well as supportive and nurturing.

As well as academic success, we focus on and take great pride in our students' behaviour. We aim for high achievement in an environment which is based on rewards, not sanctions. Working closely with our teaching body, our caring and experienced pastoral team are always on hand to help and support our students through their secondary school journey.

Being part of the Co-operative Group, we are both guided and driven by the Co-op values which are centred around a different, fairer and better way of doing things. These values are embedded in everything that we do within the Academy - they are our ‘Ways of being’;

Do what matters most | Be yourself, always | Show you care | Succeed together

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.

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About Co-op Academy Swinton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Arranging a visit to Co-op Academy Swinton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email danielle.walsh@coopacademies.co.uk.

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