Teacher of Design Technology (RM) - arrange to visit our school Fernhill School, Farnborough, Hampshire

Job description

The Role
Fernhill School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably qualified teacher of Design Technology at Key Stages 3 and 4 to join our team from September. The subject is popular within the school and the department is well resourced and spacious. A technician supports the department. A passion for developing young adults is essential: this entails a commitment to all learners, to excellence for all, and a belief that a good school can and does make a significant difference to learners’ life chances and levels of attainment. Part time working could be considered for the right candidate.

The Candidate
The successful candidate will:
• have a proven track record of teaching Design Technology/Resistant Materials at KS3 and KS4.
• have a passion for the subject and the ability to inspire our students.
• be an excellent classroom teacher who can challenge all our learners to achieve their very best.
• have relevant qualifications and experience, including a DfE recognised teaching qualification.
• be an innovative teacher, focused on raising attainment.
• the ability to offer another DT subject, eg Food Technology or Textiles would be an advantage.

Please include a paragraph in your application on your philosophy of teaching, including what outstanding teaching looks like. We look forward to hearing from you.

The School
We are proud of our reputation as a small, friendly school, built on strong, traditional values, where exceptional pastoral care, the acceptance of others and the celebration of diversity and excellent academic achievement for all are the cornerstones of our success. We have a committed, loyal and talented team of leaders, teachers and support staff. As a new member of staff you will be well supported: we have an induction process, and you will be given an Induction Mentor. We see professional learning as a major strategic priority.

Our recent Ofsted inspection was very successful, with the team praising our rapidly improving school. The Head Teacher has a clear vision and an absolute determination to make Fernhill an Outstanding school.

Our dynamic, forward thinking, new Headteacher is looking for staff who are not afraid to take risks and innovate both inside and outside the classroom. Our Headteacher would love to meet you and we guarantee that anyone who visits our school will want to become part of our exciting team. To book a visit please contact Cindy Reynolds on 01276 702545 or email c.reynolds@fernhill.hants.sch.uk

Please see our website for an application form www.fernhill.hants.sch.uk and email to Cindy Reynolds c.reynolds@fernhill.hants.sch.uk

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with the school’s policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role. The school will request references before interview.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant qualifications and experience, including a DfE recognised teaching qualification.

Essential qualifications

Relevant qualifications and experience, including a DfE recognised teaching qualification.

Essential skills and experience

Relevant qualifications and experience, including a DfE recognised teaching qualification.


About Fernhill School

We are proud of our reputation as a small, friendly school, built on strong, traditional values, where exceptional pastoral care, the acceptance of others and the celebration of diversity and excellent academic achievement for all are the cornerstones of our success. We have a committed, loyal and talented team of leaders, teachers and support staff. As a new member of staff you will be well supported: we have an induction process, and you will be given an Induction Mentor. We see professional learning as a major strategic priority. Our dynamic, forward thinking, new Headteacher is looking for staff who are not afraid to take risks and innovate both inside and outside the classroom. We guarantee that anyone who visits our school will want to become part of our exciting team. Fernhill School is a mainstream, non-selective, community state secondary for girls and boys aged 11-16. The school is located in Farnborough, Hampshire and has good transport links via the M3 and A331.

Address
Neville Duke Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9BY
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Fernhill School website (opens in a new window)