4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    For January 2024 or earlier

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main Pay Range 1 £32,407 to Upper Pay Scale 3 £48,055 (full-time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To be a well-qualified teacher of Design and Technology (RMT Specialist) with sound knowledge & the ability to teach to GCSE Level including the use of ICT in effective teaching and learning
  • To help create an environment that values feedback from all in order to improve student learning and motivation
  • To be aware of appropriate strategies for mixed-attainment teaching and adapt to the varying demands of each classroom situation
  • To be able to build good-humoured working relationships with colleagues
  • To believe in the importance of teamwork, both at departmental and whole school levels
  • To be committed to the comprehensive ideal and of mixed-attainment teaching
  • To be committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the principles and practice of equal opportunities
  • To be aware of, and be committed to the safeguarding of all young people and to health and safety at work

What the school offers its staff

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • ECF programme with dedicated mentor for 1st and 2nd Year ECTs
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks. Online searches may be completed for shortlisted candidates as part of due diligence checks. It is an offence to apply for any role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all posts are listed as exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.

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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Whitmore High School is a mixed comprehensive school with an excellent record of achievement. Students are expected to achieve the highest standards of work and behaviour in a positive, friendly but disciplined atmosphere. Our staff are highly qualified and passionate about ensuring all students reach their full potential and we work closely with parents to achieve this aim. At Whitmore High School we aim to provide the best possible education for all our students by: * Promoting a broad and balanced curriculum in which students take an active part in their own learning. * Recognising the needs of individuals, placing suitable high demands on them and stimulating them to achieve success. * Encouraging students to aim for the highest standards of work and behaviour at all times. * Creating an ordered and friendly community where relationships are positive and founded on courtesy, respect and shared values. * Acknowledging the importance of links between home, school and the wider community. * Maintaining a spirit of constructive self-criticism, regularly considering improvements to existing practice.

Arranging a visit to Whitmore High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@whitmore.harrow.sch.uk.

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