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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 February 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range

What skills and experience we're looking for

As an improving school, this is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic teacher with a love of their subject to join St Francis Xavier’s College. We are seeking someone who can share their passion for Design Technology to our students and to inspire all students to have a love of Design Technology. If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached across the department then we’d love to hear from you.

The Design Technology Department at the College is an outstanding team of professionals who achieve excellent results. We value challenge, active participation and motivation. The department is a positive, high achieving, forward thinking department who believes that every child can achieve in Design Technology.

The successful applicant will be an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner and is expected to be able to teach Design Technology across the ability and age range.

In addition, we are looking for the following qualities in the successful applicant:


  • Knowledge of current curriculum developments in the subject and their implications
  • Good knowledge and understanding of current educational thinking
  • Good understanding of how children learn and how to raise standards of achievement
  • Ability to build and sustain professional standards and relationships with students
  • Ability to contribute towards creating a safe and protective environment
  • A passion for education and making a difference
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Energy, enthusiasm, good sense of humour
  • Emotional maturity and resilience in dealing with challenging behaviours.

What the school offers its staff


  • Strong support to develop your subject
  • Commitment to support your professional development
  • Access to strong subject networks across Liverpool and the Archdiocese

If you believe that you have the energy, passion, resilience and drive to be part of our positive journey we would love to have you on our team.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding of our pupils is a priority
All posts are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures
This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate with a children’s barred list check. You will also be required to complete a criminal self-disclosure form if you are short-listed for the post.’

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About St Francis Xavier's College

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1097 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
0151 288 1000

St Francis Xavier’s College, Liverpool was founded in 1842 and is a Catholic Converter Academy with a co-educational Sixth Form with a strong academic tradition and 1000 pupils across KS3/4. The Sixth Form has strong collaborative links with partner schools across the city.

Arranging a visit to St Francis Xavier's College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email v.hill@sfx1842.org.

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