Teacher of Design & Technology

Park View School, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 3QA

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    Required January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Required January 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

Excellent, depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

An opportunity has arisen for a full-time committed teacher to join our very successful DT team for a maternity cover position. This post provides excellent opportunities for either ambitious newly qualified DT teachers who are looking to gain experience, or for experienced DT teachers who can contribute to our successful department.

You will be joining a department that has a vision to be a creative centre of excellence based on effective relationships and a genuine ‘can do’ attitude. The staff team has a student-centred approach and we have a robust curriculum that encourages all of our students to become the designers and engineers of tomorrow.

If you can teach Product Design and Graphics up to KS3 and if you can contribute to Art at KS3 then we look forward to meeting you to discuss this further.

What the school offers its staff

The ideal candidate will be one who:

  • Genuinely enjoys teaching and is keen to develop his/her practice;

  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons;

  • Prizes academic excellence and has the determination needed to ensure that his/her lessons are a model of achievement and good practice;

  • Has a burning passion which will communicate itself to others and inspire them;

  • Is committed to helping the development of a curriculum which will be exciting, innovative and alive;

  • Loves working with young people and takes pride and delight in their development and achievement.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and safety of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Further details about the role

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Closing date: Friday 2nd December 9am

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About Park View School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1650 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Park View is a forward thinking, exciting and, most important of all, happy school where children of all abilities, aptitudes and social backgrounds achieve. This has given us a reputation for excellence within the locality of which we are exceptionally proud. We have been at the heart of Chester-le-Street since 1911, first as the town’s grammar school and latterly as its largest Academy. Our roots in the community are long-established and inform all that we do: thus, although we are innovative and offer children a 21st Century education of real worth, we cherish and foster traditional values. We passionately believe that all young people can achieve if challenged to do so, that each has in them special qualities, talents and strengths which it is the duty of true educators to develop. It is this moral imperative which drives us, providing an unflinching focus upon the continued improvement necessary for us to realise our ambition: to be an outstanding school which provides the very best educational experience for all in our care. To succeed in our ambition, we work closely in partnership with parents and carers. We rely upon support from home and are delighted that the vast majority of our families make an unconditional commitment to trust their children to our care, reinforcing our standards by supporting school actions. It is this mutual trust which sits at the heart of the school and is one of our greatest strengths. We have excellent transport links: the school is situated half a mile from Junction 63 of the A1(M) motorway, and the local train station is only 5 minutes walk from our main school site. Chester-le-Street also has a wide variety of leisure facilities, all within walking distance of our school.

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