Teacher of Design & Technology

Collingwood College, Camberley, Surrey


Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MR/UPR

Job summary

Teacher of Design & Technology:

Collingwood College is looking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Design and Technology to join our well-resourced and friendly D&T team. The post will appeal to recently qualified or experienced teachers, with modern D&T skills and a specialist knowledge in Resistant materials/product design and Engineering disciplines. Candidates with strong skills in 3D CAD software (Inventor/Solid works), experience in 3D printing, Laser cutting and CNC machining will be well suited to the role. Additionally, candidates with a basic Electronics skills would also be desirable. The job will involve teaching a mix of KS3 and KS4 classes across a range of D&T topics.

As a former Technology College, D&T remains a very popular KS4 option subject, with around 170 pupils electing to take a D&T subject each year at KS4 and KS5 .Currently we offer the new D&T GCSE, Textiles (as Art-Textiles), GCSE Food & Nutrition and very popular level 2 courses in Engineering Manufacture and Systems & Control Engineering.
We also offer the D&T A-Level in Product Design. The department is passionate about D&T and raising the profile of STEM. We operates a successful Robot Wars club (with a recent TV appearance!) and Green power Electric Race car team, currently ranked 6th out of 250 Teams Nationally. A candidate with a passion for extracurricular commitments and working with young people outside the Department would also be highly desirable. We are a forward thinking & well-resourced department with access to 4 well equipped workshops, 2 dedicated IT suites, 5 3D printers, 2 Laser cutters, CNC Milling and most every type of traditional workshop machinery. Salary is dependent on experience & skill set.

Why Work for us:
Collingwood provides a high level of support and can offer a positive, friendly and welcoming working environment with a high level of professional development. We also have an established and very successful supportive programme for Newly Qualified Teachers. The College Collingwood College is a High-Performing Specialist Academy for Technology and Applied Learning and a “Good School with Outstanding Leadership and Management” (OFSTED January 2017).

Application Process:

Please note that, where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice or prior to the closing date. Candidates are therefore, encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. contact HR.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required.
Safeguarding Statement: Collingwood College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employee benefits

Excellent remuneration

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1720 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Collingwood College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HR@collingwood.surrey.sch.uk

About Collingwood College

Collingwood College is Surrey Heath’s first high-performing Academy. Collingwood is one of Surrey’s largest and most successful secondary schools for students aged 11-19. We have more than 1700 students, including a Sixth Form of well over 250 and 250 teaching and support staff, all of whom are dedicated to ensuring that all our students fulfil their potential and enjoy to the full their secondary education.

School location

Kingston Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4AE