Teacher of Design Technology

Selston High School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,688

Job summary

Salary: Qualified Teacher: Main/Upper Pay Scale £24,373 to £40,688 per annum

Unqualified Teacher: Unqualified Scale £17,681 to £27,964 per annum

Hours: 0.8 FTE, consideration for 1 FTE is available for the right candidate

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: January 2020

The school

Our aim at Selston High School is to inspire every member of the school community to achieve their full potential and enjoy their time with us. As a caring community school we recognise the importance of our values which include respect for all, trust, pride, recognition and celebration of success.

The role

Selston High School are looking to appoint an inspirational Teacher to join a committed and hardworking team, teaching Design technology to KS3 within our ‘good’ school. As the Teacher of Design Technology you will have the opportunity of delivering Design Technology alongside a brand new course, in WJEC Constructing the Build Environment.

We welcome applications from both qualified and unqualified Teachers. This role would suit a Teacher of Design and Technology who is willing to train and deliver the construction course alongside the existing Design Technology Teacher.

The person

The ideal candidate for this role will have background in Design Technology. They will have a genuine desire to help and support our young people throughout this course. You will be enthusiastic and self-motivated with a passion for teaching and learning.

The school encourages visits and will invite any candidate to contact them for further information regarding this role.

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.

We offer:

Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.00.
Free car parking.
An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
The ability to request flexible working.
Entry to a career average pension scheme.
A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

The closing date for applications is: Monday 16 December 2019

Interviews will be held on: Date to be confirmed after the closing date

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in a relevant subject.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or completion of training programme.

Essential skills and experience

Relevant teaching experience in secondary education, either through a training programme or current post.
Experience of using data to inform planning, target setting and to secure improvements.
Experience of successfully implementing successful teaching and learning strategies.
Excellent subject knowledge with a passion for the subject area.
Knowledge of the National Curriculum including latest developments, initiatives and current issues.
Knowledge of effective assessment strategies.
Clear understanding of successful strategies for raising achievement.
Good knowledge of pedagogy, how students learn and teaching styles.
Understanding and commitment to social inclusion.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 795 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Selston High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email sian.buxton@twocountiestrust.co.uk

About Selston High School

Selston High School, part of The Two Counties Trust

School location

Chapel Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG16 6BW