Teacher of Design & Technology

The Westwood Academy, Coventry, West Midlands


Job details

Subject Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

We are looking to appoint, an enthusiastic, creative and passionate Design & Technology teacher into a thriving and highly ambitious Technology Department. Ideally, candidates will be able to teach Product Design or Engineering to GCSE level.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Design & Technology Teacher or enthusiastic NQT looking to build a career. We are looking for teachers with a love of their subject, ambition and the ability to engage young people in learning. We provide an exceptional environment in which both teachers and pupils thrive.
The Westwood Academy is part of the Kenilworth Multi-Academy Trust a forward thinking and ambitious trust. We offer a motivating learning environment with an excellent shared CPD programme. We are proud of our academic record and of our pastoral care, which maintains a feeling of community in a small, but growing school.
The school works tirelessly to ensure that every pupil’s potential is successfully achieved, through excellent teaching, the establishment of positive learning relationships, effective assessment and constructive feedback.
We encourage all potential candidates to come and visit the school and meet the staff and pupils to fully appreciate our wonderful community.
Role Requirements:
• Qualified Teacher Status or NQT with recent UK classroom experience essential
• Up to date knowledge of the current Design & Technology/Engineering curriculum at Years 7 – 11
• Dedicated, creative and hardworking individual

Essential educational requirements

Maths and English to GCSE. Degree in qualifying subject. PGCE in qualifying subject.

Essential qualifications

QTS in qualifying subject
PGCE or undertaking appropriate teaching qualification route

Essential skills and experience

Previous experience would be an advantage but is not necessary. Commitment and enthusiasm for your subject are essential as are aspirations to enable our pupils to exceed their potential.

Employee benefits

A bespoke package of CPD training will be available, we are part of the PIXL group of school and this innovative scheme is available to all staff.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 574 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Westwood Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email admin@thewestwoodacademy.co.uk

About The Westwood Academy

The Westwood Academy is a school in the Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust

School location

Mitchell Avenue, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 8DY