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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Monday to Friday. Part time Applications welcome for full or part time working

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to recruit a well-qualified and highly motivated DT practitioner to join our highly successful curriculum area. This post is open to ECT’s looking to begin their career at a World Class School or for experienced teachers looking to develop their career.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified professionals for full or part time working. The ability to teach Food as a second subject is preferable.

What the school offers its staff

For all staff there are extensive tailored support and professional development programmes including a comprehensive ECT programme and ongoing CPD.

Further details about the role

Design Technology is an extremely popular subject and by inspiring our students at Key Stage 3, sees a continually growing number opting to continue their studies at GCSE and A Level. The DT department has excellent facilities to support and enrich teaching and learning with 3 dedicated classrooms, supported by a full time Technician.

Weatherhead High School is an extremely successful school. The school consistently achieves significantly above the national average in examination results and has positive scores for both Progress 8 and Attainment 8. In 2022 A Level results were A* - A, 60% and A* - C, 90%. At GCSE 9 – 5, 70*, 9 – 4 90%.

We are oversubscribed on entry each year, with an average number of 255 students in each year group.

Weatherhead is committed to a culture of excellence and we are looking for an individual who shares that ethos.

Commitment to safeguarding

Weatherhead High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Weatherhead High School is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all people regardless of their sex, creed, marital status, race, age, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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About Weatherhead High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1568 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 631 4400

Weatherhead High School is a large 11 to 18 oversubscribed girls’ comprehensive school with approximately 1540 students on roll. There is an excellent mixed Sixth Form with nearly 300 students. We have a PAN of 254 for each year group from Year 7 to 11 and the school of choice for girls in Wallasey and the surrounding area.

We were judged to be an Ofsted ‘Good’ provider in our recent inspection in November 2022. During the inspection, inspectors commented that ‘Weatherhead High School is a happy and friendly learning community. Pupils, students in the Sixth Form and staff are proud to belong to this school. Relationships between staff and pupils are strong.’

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