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Teacher of Design Technology (RM)

Fernhill School, Farnborough, Hampshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPR/UPR

Job summary

MPR/UPR, permanent, full time (part time considered)
Immediate or January start

The Role
Fernhill School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably qualified teacher of Design Technology for GCSE Resistant Materials, and also Key Stages 3. 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.

See our fantastic video for a taste of our school: www.fernhill.hants.sch.uk/joining-us/staff-vacancies
Our dynamic, forward thinking, 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. To book a visit or to arrange to speak to the Headteacher 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/joining-us/staff-vacancies and email to Cindy Reynolds c.reynolds@fernhill.hants.sch.uk

Given the current situation, interviews will in all likelihood be held via video link. It is especially important that candidates outline their teaching approach and philosophy in detail in the application form and that both referees are in a strong position to comment on the candidate’s quality of teaching and commitment to professional development.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 3rd December 2020. The school reserves the right to interview earlier, should a suitable candidate apply.

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.

Applying for the job

Please see our website for an application form www.fernhill.hants.sch.uk/joining-us/staff-vacancies and email to Cindy Reynolds c.reynolds@fernhill.hants.sch.uk

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Secondary
School size 590 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Fernhill School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email c.reynolds@fernhill.hants.sch.uk
Contact phone number 01276 702540

About Fernhill School

See our fantastic video: www.fernhill.hants.sch.uk/joining-us/staff-vacancies
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.

Arranging a visit to Fernhill School

To book a visit or to arrange to speak to the Headteacher please contact Cindy Reynolds on 01276 702545 or email c.reynolds@fernhill.hants.sch.uk

School location

Neville Duke Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9BY

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