- Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
- Design and technology, Engineering
- Working pattern
- Full time
- Contract type
- Fixed term (January - August 2022)
- GBP £25,714 - £41,604 per year
Do you want to work in a successful school, as part of a progressive and energetic IT, Business and Technology Faculty? Are you unapologetically passionate about teaching Design technology and Engineering?
We seek to appoint a Design technology teacher to teach at KS3, KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled team who are committed to ensuring our students both enjoy and succeed in their studies.
Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the job description and person specification which are accessed via the application link. A summary of key information is detailed below. We are looking for someone who:
Is passionate about Design technology/Engineering and supporting children in developing their knowledge and skills.
Is committed to personal development and open to sharing ideas and continuing to develop their own practice.
Understands the importance of strong behaviour management and that developing positive relationships with children is fundamental to their role.
Understands and values the use of restorative practices.
Is determined to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.
Is supportive of our inclusive and diverse nature as a school where differences are celebrated.
Our aim is to ensure every young person is the best they can be and whilst we have already achieved much in achieving our goal, we recognise that there is so much more we can do. We are proud of our good reputation within the region and positive feedback we receive from students, parents, staff and external organisations such as Ofsted.
Applications should be uploaded to TES by 9am on Monday 18th October. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 18th October.
The successful candidate will undertake an enhanced DBS check. Please also see our safer recruitment policy.
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- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
- School size
- 1705 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
About Whickham School
Whickham School is a large and successful school in Gateshead with over 1700 students including approximately 350 in our high performing sixth form.
Demand for student places is strong and the school is regularly oversubscribed. Students are organised into year groups whilst eight faculties deliver the school curriculum. The Sixth Form, which has its own dedicated facility, is an increasingly popular choice of students from all over the local area.
In January 2020 many faculties moved into a brand new, state of the art, STEAMS themed building. The stunning four storey building houses Science, Technology (plus Business and IT), Engineering, Art, Maths and Sport.
The Leadership Team meet weekly and share responsibility for policy generation, decision making, planning and the general wellbeing of the school. The relevant governing body committee is involved in strategic planning and policies from the onset. Faculty and Year groups meet every two weeks to discuss strategic issues