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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£25,714 - £41,604

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified, skilled teacher of Design and Technology with the ability to offer one or more subject strands including Engineering to become a committed member of our successful department.

There is an opportunity for a TLR 2a (£2873) with this post for the right candidate, please state on the application form if you would like to be considered for this. This would include responsibility of the curriculum and management of resources for Design and Technology and Engineering.

We wish to appoint a talented colleague who:

- Is motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to inspire students of all ages and abilities.
- Has excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to teach and raise attainment at all levels.
- Has a proven track record of delivering good and outstanding lessons with excellent organisational skills.
- Can demonstrate proven commitment to high quality teaching and learning.

Highfields is a vibrant, popular school with approximately 1200 students, including 200 in our sixth form, situated in Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire. On the south eastern edge of the beautiful Peak District, it is within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham. Our students are friendly and highly motivated. We were judged as a good school by Ofsted in May 2017 and are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our work. We are at an exciting stage of our development and this is a great opportunity to make a strong contribution to the life of the school.

Our core purpose is to be an inclusive, happy community that values every individual and inspires them to achieve their full potential.

A job description & person specification with further information about the role can be downloaded below.

Please send completed applications forms to

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. At Highfields, we look to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
Up to 1394 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Highfields School

Head Teacher: Mr Andrew Marsh

School location

Upper Lumsdale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5NA

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