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  • Start date details

    1 January 2024 or as soon as able

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31 August 2024

Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates suitable for the role will:

  • be able to teach Resistant Materials to KS4
  • be at an advantage if they can Product Design to KS5 and Food Technology to KS3
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • be able to stretch and challenge able students to achieve highly
  • have the ability to communicate effectively with all staff, students and parents

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to join a highly successful DT department with a wide range of experience and expertise
  • the chance to work in an Ofsted judged ‘Outstanding’ school – October 2021
  • a stimulating and creative environment that has the opportunity to develop links with STEAM projects
  • the support of a dedicated technician
  • a CPD provision tailored to your needs focusing on areas of research and development
  • a supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported
  • numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)

Further details about the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Teacher of Design & Technology, to share their knowledge and love of their subject in our vibrant and supportive grammar school setting, where a ‘Love of Learning’ is evident in every student interaction.

The DT department applies a ‘doing’ approach to learning, merging creativity with design and engineering to stunning effect. This summer, students achieved 100% A*-B at A level and 97% 9-7 at GCSE, demonstrating the students’ engagement in the subject. The dedicated work of the DT department and enthusiasm for the subject, has resulted in two Sixth Form students recently receiving ArkwrightScholarships.

This post would suit someone able to teach Resistant Materials to KS4 and all areas at KS3. The successful candidate could be a well-qualified new entrant to the profession, or someone who wants to broaden their experiences in a high achieving context.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Tiffin Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and support this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to both a full employment history and child protection check, and will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (criminal record) check.
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About The Tiffin Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1232 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8546 0773

The Tiffin Girls’ School, a selective state school and stand-alone Academy, is a vibrant and happy community where the students take centre stage. The school is currently home to 1,235 students, aged between 11 and 18, and is now into its 143rd year. The school is a six form entry selective school, with 180 students in each year group and over 340 in the Sixth Form. The school prides itself on encouraging students to aspire to do the best in everything they do, whether that be: academic excellence, a passion and enthusiasm for the creative and performing arts, sporting prowess, or student leadership. A broad and challenging curriculum sits alongside a stimulating and rewarding range of extracurricular activities, many of which are student-led, and these elements of school life combine to develop inquisitive, confident, dynamic and successful young people ready for their future lives as global citizens.

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