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Teacher of Design and Technology - Part Time - Maternity Contract

Thamesmead School, Shepperton, Middlesex

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Art and design, Design and technology
Working pattern
Part-time only
Salary
£26,948 - £38,174 MPS Fringe £16,168 - £22,904 based on 3 days

Job summary

We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to work within our Design and Technology department from April to December 2021. You will be a team player with a clear understanding of current and future curriculum developments. The post is suitable for an NQT or a more experienced colleague. The suitable candidate will be able to teach Key Stage 3 Textiles, have general design skills and the ability to teach GCSE design technology theory content across material areas. The ability to teacher Key Stage 3 Art would be advantageous.

Key Stage 3 and 4 all have high quality, well resourced projects and lessons are in place with the support of a technician for practical sessions.

Employee benefits

• Key Stage 3 and 4 all have high quality, well resourced projects and lessons are in place with the support of a technician for practical sessions.
• Thamesmead School is a supportive community. Respect is one of our seven Thamesmead values and our staff are kind, caring and respectful to each other. We work hard with our students to ensure they understand the importance of showing respect to all members of our community, and naturally this includes the classroom.
• Staff wellbeing is of upmost importance at Thamesmead School. Strategic decisions are made to support staff in obtaining a good work life balance: consideration has been given to timings regarding marking load, assessment logging and meeting schedules to ensure staff are not overloaded. There is a wellbeing day in December to help break up the long autumn term, every effort is made to accommodate absence for special occasions such as graduation or nativity plays. Finally, with the school day ending at 2.30, there is time in the afternoon for staff to complete lesson preparation or take part in student or staff based extracurricular activities. Thamesmead celebrates the successes of staff on a weekly basis via the ‘Start of the Week’ award; gives mindfulness advice weekly via email and provides frequent break and lunch time treats for staff!

Applying for the job

Please complete our application form. If you would like one sent to you please email hr@thamesmead.surrey.sch.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01932 219 448

About Thamesmead School

The school is situated to the West of London with good rail and road access. Our location means our staff enjoy living in areas such as West and South West London, Surrey and Berkshire making fantastic choices for city, suburban or rural living available.

Thamesmead is a vibrant and successful school. In 2019 our students gained strong GCSE results. 85% of students gained a 4 grade or higher in English and Maths and 58% of students achieved a grade 5 or higher in English and Maths. 83% achieved 5 GCSEs or more graded at 4 or above.

"Pupils behave well, are co-operative and respectful towards their teachers and each other. Strong leadership aims to ensure that the school provides the best possible standards of teaching and learning."- Ofsted.

School location

Manygate Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9EE

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