6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full time, 5 days, 100/100ths
Contract type
Fixed term (With immediate start until 31st August 2022)
Main Teacher's Pay Scale

Job summary

The Bishop Wand Church of England School is looking to appoint an inspiring Design and Technology Teacher for a 1-year fixed term. The position would be suitable for both an NQT or an experienced teacher focused on making a difference to students’ lives by delivering an exciting curriculum, preparing students for the future of an ever-developing world.
The Design and Technology Department at The Bishop Wand School is a team of outstanding, dynamic and supportive teachers who bring energy and enthusiasm to the delivery of their subject. The role will include teaching of Design and Technology across KS3 to KS4 and all ability ranges and possibly, for the right candidate, the opportunity to teach KS5 Product Design and additional responsibility. (Check with Dan)
This is an exciting time for the Design and Technology Department with the return to specialist areas following the disruption of Covid 19. Our team is innovative and constantly developing new and modern projects with enthusiasm. We are excited to be using our main strength to creatively tailor our curriculum to our students needs for 2021/22. Our GCSE results have been consistently excellent, achieving some of the highest residuals in the School. We strongly value enriching the learning experience of our students though extra-curricular activities, observing design in action and leading trips abroad to Cern and Paris to explore the development of our world through design and technology. We are looking for a teacher who would be willing to help move this level of success even further.
To share our ethos of ‘Realising God-given potential’ you must possess a clear vision for outstanding subject provision, and have the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement making learning relevant, and developing employability skills in our future young professionals. In return we can offer you a friendly and supportive environment with excellent development opportunities.

Applying for the job

Please visit our School website and visit the 'Working with us ' Current Vacancies' area, where you can download our application.
Please note we will not accept CVs for this position.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1087 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01932 778637

About The Bishop Wand Church of England School

With fifty-one years at the centre of the community in Sunbury on Thames and Spelthorne, we have a reputation for exceptional academic achievement, strong Christian values and providing an educational experience which creates high achieving confident articulate young people who most importantly love learning.

As a 11-19 School, we offer a seven-year education experience, with academic outcomes at GCSE and A Level, consistently exceeding the national benchmarks. We encourage all our students to complete their seven-year education journey here at Bishop Wand.

Students at Bishop Wand work hard, are well disciplined and are prepared to succeed in the competitive local and global environments in which we live. We are a traditional School in our approach to learning, we believe in high quality teaching in the classroom, supported by a wide range of extra-curricular activities that challenge and support our young people.

Arranging a visit to The Bishop Wand Church of England School

Should you wish to visit our School after the school day has finished at 2.30pm, please contact Sarah Bennett, HR Manager by using the email or phone number given.

School location

Layton's Lane, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, TW16 6LT

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