Teacher of Design & Technology Gordon's School, Woking, Surrey

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to teach KS3, GCSE and A Level Design & Technology at one of the most successful schools in England. The Technology Department at Gordon’s places creativity, student autonomy and authentic design principles at its heart.

We seek an enthusiastic graduate. High energy levels and good inter-personal skills will be essential. The candidate will be expected to:

Safeguard and promote the welfare of children;

Lead a tutor group;

Teach from years 7 to 13, as required

Ensure that your teaching room is well-maintained and displays are current and in good condition;

Effectively assess, record, monitor and report on students’ work and progress;

Play an active role in the extra-curricular life of the Department, including contributing to off-timetable workshops, competitions, trips, open days and so on;

Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Head of Department;

Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department and wider school through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching, mentoring and active participation in continuing professional development;

Support the school’s ethos and objectives.

Essential educational requirements

Degree Level

Essential qualifications

QTS desirable

Essential skills and experience

NQTs are welcome to apply

Employee benefits

There is also a potential TLR opportunity for a suitably experienced colleague An example of this includes the post of deputy head of sixth form. The position is suitable for a NQT.

We offer:

Attractive and spacious campus, within easy reach of the M3 motorway and London

Well-resourced facilities

Complimentary lunch

A shorter academic year than most schools

Free access to the on-site fitness centre and swimming pool

Generous support for professional development

Outstanding staff: professional, supportive and committed

Exceptional students

Possible single accommodation

About Gordon's School

Day and Boarding School

Bagshot Road, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT
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