• Expected start date

    25 August 2021

  • Application deadline

    22 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Design and technology
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type

Job summary

 We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Design Technology Teacher who can teach Technology to Key Stages 3 and 4.  The successful candidate will enjoy working in this small, family-centred non-selective girls’ school that has high aspirations, low average class sizes and great results.  
DT is a well-established and highly successful subject at DSTC.  We have a range of specialist teaching areas including Food, Textiles and laser cut facilities as well as a wood workshop and Computer Suite. The department consists of three specialist DT teachers and a part time technician.  
In Key Stage 3 our students rotate through a range of disciplines including Food, Product Design and Textiles. In Key Stage 4 many students opt to continue their studies in one of the following courses: 

  • 601/7703/2 WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Hospitality and Catering.

  • AQA Design Technology (where they will work in a range of materials including wood, plastic, papers/boards or textiles).  

A TLR Subject Leadership of DT is available for the right candidate.

Additional allowances

A  TLR Subject Leadership of DT is available for the right candidate 

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
786 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Dartford Science & Technology College

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care. This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school". Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn with very little disruption. We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC. 

Arranging a visit to Dartford Science & Technology College

By contacting Susan Wells

School location

Heath Lane, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2LY

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