Teacher of Design & Technology

Parmiter's School, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 0UU

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Design & Technology job summary

Join our team of enthusiastic professionals and enjoy working in a supportive and progressive environment.Set in 60 acres of rural Hertfordshire with close links to the M1 and M25, Parmiter’s prides itself on its traditional values and family ethos. An exciting opportunity for a Product Design and/or Resistant Materials specialist to join our Design & Technology team. You will have a passion for your subject and the skills to engage and motivate students across the age and ability range. At Key Stage 3, students experience a range of specialisms through a rotation based curriculum. Students achieve highly at GCSE and the school is committed to further growing our A level D&T provision. We are seeking a teacher who can bring their expertise in Product Design and/or resistant Materials to the A level course. A willingness to teach other subjects within the rotation (Graphics, Food or Textiles) would be advantageous. 

As part of the Art & Design Faculty, the Design & Technology team is playing  a key role in the school's journey to achieving the Artsmark Award, a valuable platform for promoting the subject within the school and wider community. 

Parmiter’s coordinates CPD for the Watford Partnership for Teacher Training and offers a robust induction programme. We can offer the successful candidate: 

 • Bespoke CPD to suit your career goals • Complimentary use of a new on-site fitness suite • An admission policy prioritising the children of staff (a qualifying period may apply) • Highly talented and engaged students • Lovely school grounds in leafy surrounds. 

 Parmiter’s is an exceptional school and all colleagues share a passion for educational excellence in every area. Applicants are encouraged to visit the school website and social media accounts for more information. Candidates are welcome to contact admin@parmiters.herts.sch.uk to arrange a visit to the school or discussion about the department and the role prior to application. 

Application forms, available from the school website, should be returned with a covering letter to the Headmaster, Mr Michael Jones. 

 Parmiter’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions as the post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service and references from previous employers. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Using the application form

Application forms are available from the school website. Please return with a covering letter to Mr Michael Jones, Headmaster by the closing date of Monday 3rd October.

Supporting documents

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

About Parmiter's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1429 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01923 671 424

The Good Schools Guide describes Parmiter's as "purposeful, friendly, with an inclusive feel and a sense of both history and progressiveness".
Parmiter's School relocated to the current 60 acre rural Hertfordshire site from London's East End in 1977.  The school enjoys a good reputation for traditional values and academic achievement whilst maintaining a true family feel among staff and students.  
Experienced teachers, newly qualified colleagues and support staff benefit from a supportive leadership team who focus on CPD and well-being as a priority.  
Parmiter's is part of the Watford Partnership for Teacher Training and takes the lead on Initial Teacher Training.  A number of existing teachers are accredited with being Specialist Leaders of Education. 
The school is consistently over subscribed for Year 7 and Sixth Form entry.  Children of staff are a priority for admission (a qualifying period may apply).
Please visit our website for more information and do contact the school with any questions. 

Arranging a visit to Parmiter's School

Candidates can contact the school by email, admin@parmiters.herts.sch.uk, to arrange a visit or discussion about the role.

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