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  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 Monday to Friday
Contract type
Main/Upper pay scale

Job summary

Teaching is the most rewarding job in the world. We have the opportunity to change students’ lives for the better and you could make a positive impact at St Peter’s School. As a forward thinking and rapidly improving,“good” school that is creating a legacy of learning for our community our students Learn, Aspire and Exceed as they work with our highly skilled teaching and associate staff that support and guide them.

Working with The Cam Academy Trust, we offer students and staff the potential to collaborate, share and
develop a wide range of teaching and learning across the schools in the trust. As a family of schools, we support,share and challenge each other to improve the future lives of all our young people.

We are looking to employ a dynamic and inspiring Teacher of Design & Technology within the Creative Enterprise Faculty to join our team in motivating and supporting our students to ensure outstanding attainment.

For the right candidate, we are able to offer the opportunity to teach lessons across the age and ability range from highly aspirational sixth form students getting ready for University to students just starting their secondary school careers. A specialism in Food or Product Design is desirable.

We are based in Huntingdon, just 12 miles north of Cambridge with its own mainline station connecting with London in less than an hour. St Peter’s school is situated close to an industrial estate with many high-end design and manufacturing companies on our doorstep.

We work with these local businesses to develop a real world understanding of design for our students as well as visiting the Engineering department at Cambridge University
on a regular basis.
We offer a wide range of DT subjects including Product Design up to A level and Food and Nutrition at GCSE. We are keen to develop and refine our curriculum in line with staff skills and experience.

The department has a range of traditional and more cutting-edge technology that the students use to develop their products. We have had great success with progression from 6th form technology subjects onto apprenticeships and University places and we see this as a key strength to develop in the future.
We work closely with the other departments in the trust, sharing resources and supporting each other with any training requirements.

St Peter’s prides itself in the professional development available to staff, we have had a
number of staff complete a wide range of courses including: NPQML, enhancement courses and training with exam board providers as well as in house training.
We are a supportive, hardworking and friendly team of staff with a desire to raise student achievement beyond expectation. We have extensive resources that support teaching and learning and are constantly reflecting on our curriculum to make further improvements.

Teamwork is key to everything we do; we work collaboratively together to improve our teaching and the experience every child has in technology. We are seeking someone
who will show their enthusiasm and be able to demonstrate their commitment by contributing to the innovation of pedagogy in our flourishing team.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1166 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01480 459581

About St Peter's School

At St Peter’s we believe that, as educators, we can and must make a difference to the lives of the young people in our care. We work to ensure that the school enables our students to maximise their potential whatever their ability, background, culture or belief.

We have high expectations and aspirations for all our students and we work to prepare them fully for the future beyond our school, recognising, nurturing and celebrating individual skills and talents. We provide a happy, caring, stable and orderly environment in which the highest quality of teaching, learning and development can take place.

We have a responsibility to develop confident, competent citizens of the 21st Century in a totally inclusive environment. We develop skills to enable young people to make choices about their future.

We maintain a working partnership of co-operation between students, parents, staff, Governors and the wider community. At St Peter's both teaching and non-teaching staff work as a team to ensure that students are the priority and we aim to make every experience one of quality and, wherever possible, exciting and challenging as well.

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School location

St Peter's Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 7DD

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