4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    6 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type
MPS/UPS Dependent on experience

Job summary


Full Time Teacher of Design Technology
(Part-time / job share considered)

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic teacher of Design Technology to join our successful department.

Design Technology is taught across all key stages at Hugh Christie with students specializing at Key stage 4. Subjects we currently offer include GCSE Product Design, Textiles and Food Technology, We also offer A-level in Product Design, Fashion and an offer of Food technology. An ability to teach up to KS5 in Food technology would be highly beneficial but not essential.

The department has excellent facilities and well equipped classrooms catering for the needs of each specialism. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the department and work within a dynamic and experienced team of subject specialist teachers.

The ideal candidate will be motivated and committed to achieving the very best outcomes for our students.

Salary: Dependent on experience.

Applications from NQTs are welcome.
Start Date: September 2021 or sooner in July of possible

Closing date for applications: 19th April 2021

For further information contact Mrs Nicki Riddle: nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk
01732 353544 ext 242

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

Please complete the school application form and include a statement (no more than two sides of A4) that describes what qualities and experience you would bring to this role.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
899 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie is a mixed wide ability 11 to 18 high school based in Tonbridge, Kent.
Hugh Christie is ‘the place to be’ happy, successful and where pupils are well prepared for adult life.
Hugh Christie is a good school (OfSTED 2018) with a stable and well-motivated staff. Staff are supported well through a bespoke INSET programme led by our Lead Practioner Group.
Staff are encouraged to progress with most of the Senior Leadership Team being former middle leaders in the school.
The school finishes at 1-30pm on a Friday and has a two week holiday at the end of Term 1 to promote staff wellbeing.
Our school is based on an attractive campus with excellent facilities.

School location

White Cottage Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 4PU

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