Teacher of Design and Technology Princes Risborough School, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and outstanding Teacher of Design and Technology. You will join a friendly, welcoming and cohesive department which is flourishing in both academic success, and in delivering a strong and varied curriculum to our students. This is an amazing opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Design and Technology and is driven to secure outstanding progress for our students; this desire and drive, will underpin all that you do in the department and at the school. It is vitally important that you are not only a team player who has the ability to support your colleagues, but also has the skill to deliver insightful and inspirational lessons that enthuse and develop a passion for Design and Technology.

Our aspirations and focus in terms of Design and Technology mirror those of the school’s strategic vision and we are proud of the achievements and progress we are making in delivering successful and positive outcomes for our students and underlining our commitment and determination to ensure they become Positive, Responsible and Successful.

Who are we:

Our school is an innovative and aspirational school that is driven by the highest expectations in everything we do. We offer rich and diverse learning environments and work hard to ensure everyone succeeds on a pastoral, extracurricular and academic basis.

Situated in the heart of Buckinghamshire, our school lies on the edge of a semi-rural market town between High Wycombe and Aylesbury. Recent consultant reports and external judgements have assured us we are progressing effectively on our journey towards ‘Good’ and beyond and your skills and knowledge, hard work and dedication will be central to our achieving this goal in the year of your appointment.

What you need to do now:

We strongly encourage any teacher who may be interested in working with us to arrange a tour of the school and to meet some of our staff. We also do encourage early applications and reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

For further information about this position, please contact the school for further information.


Princes Risborough School operates rigorous ‘safer recruitment’ practices, and the successful candidates will be required to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Equal Opportunities
Princes Risborough School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality and social inclusion. We operate a policy where our aim is to ensure that unlawful or otherwise unjustifiable discrimination do not take place in recruitment.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in appropriate subject area

Essential qualifications

DfE recognised teaching qualification

Essential skills and experience

Excellent subject knowledge
Evidence of continuing professional development
Knowledge and ability in the use of ICT in teaching to enhance learning of students.
Up-to-date with current developments in teaching

Employee benefits

• The school is nestled in the foothills of the Chilterns and is surrounded by
an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
• Princes Risborough train station and is only a 10 minute walk away from
the school.
• Free onsite parking
• Cyclescheme - save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
• Tailored CPD Programme
• Extra-curricular opportunities
• Free use of sports facilities
• School laptop

About Princes Risborough School

Merton Road, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 0DR
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