24 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and skilled teacher with a background in resistant materials to join our supportive creative faculty team.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated to progress this popular subject, and to enable all our students to gain confidence in the skills needed to design and make whilst championing creative education within Design Technology.

We would particularly welcome applications from colleagues with a specialism in 3D / Product Design or experience / an interest in teaching this.

What the school offers its staff

  • no centralised teaching and learning policies, but increased time for departments to develop subject specific pedagogy
  • no “Ofsted speak” at all – we do what we do for our students and the school community
  • a firm belief in “more feedback, less marking”
  • limited data collections (once a year following summative assessments)
  • a research and coaching based culture
  • a centralised behaviour management system with high levels of support from senior leaders and superb pastoral teams
  • time and space for staff to develop in a way which suits them as individuals

In addition we offer a comprehensive well-being provision including:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Funded counselling sessions including regular reflective supervision
  • In-house menopause support group
  • Long service awards
  • Gym membership
  • Funded flu vaccinations and sight tests
  • A varied programme of well-being activities and club

Further details about the role

Please read the accompanying school / department details carefully as they give a succinct flavour of our work. However, if you wish to know more before considering an application, please contact the school on recruitment@severnvaleschool.com to arrange a visit or to speak to the Subject Leader for an informal discussion about the role and department.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory recruitment checks. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.

To apply please complete and return the application form together with a covering letter, to recruitment@severnvaleschool.com. Your letter of application should outline why you would like to join us at Severn Vale School based on the information we have provided. The letter should be no more than two sides of A4.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@severnvaleschool.com

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About Severn Vale School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1306 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Severn Vale School is a popular, over-subscribed 11-16 stand-alone academy with a fabulous, committed body of staff, wonderful students, loyal community support and excellent parental engagement. We provide an inclusive secondary education for students and deliver strong outcomes through high quality teaching and excellent pastoral care and support. The school is proud of its inclusive credentials and, in an area that has retained selection, subscribe instinctively to the comprehensive ideal.

Arranging a visit to Severn Vale School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@severnvaleschool.com.

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