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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Part Time Applicants would also be considered

Based in Banbury, Oxfordshire,Wykham Park Academy is ComprehensiveSecondarySchool committed tosupportingoutstanding outcomes forourstudents. With students who have the desire to succeed, an aspirational team of staff, supportive colleagues, both within the academy and in the wider MAT,Wykham Park Academy offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career with the potential for futureprogression within Aspirations.

At Wykham Park Academy, you would become part of a vibrant learning community that will offer you fantastic opportunities for CPD, and opportunities for progression. In fact, appraisal at Aspirations focusses on each individual's Personal Professional Vision.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate Teacher of Design Technology to join us at Wykham Park Academy. You would be joining a team who enjoy developing a real love for Design Technology in students.

We seek to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic Teacher of Design Technology to start as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be one with a strong commitment to securing the best possible outcomes for the students for whom we work.

We simply love Design Technology at Wykham Park Academy, would you like to join our team of established specialist staff?

Design Technology is thriving at Wykham Park Academy, we teach a rigorous, knowledge-based broad and balanced curriculum. With a clear focus on both the self-worth of students and excellent outcomes, you will work further drive up attainment, progress and standards at Key Stage 3 and GCSE (Level 2), as well as developing our students’ love of learning and enhancement of their ‘cultural capital’.

The Academy is recruiting for someone who shares our drive to engage and motivate every child to achieve their potential, who will play an important role in our unique and growing Academy. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher of Design Technology, who will also play an important pastoral role in leading and Academic Mentoring (Tutor) group.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • CPD that starts as soon as you are appointed, with a clear induction programme and, from September 2023, a 1 hour a week coaching session on your timetable
  • Higher than the 10% PPA allowance
  • A professional progression model to enable you to make further progress in your career
  • A vibrant and experienced humanities team
  • Support and line management from a highly experienced Head of College
  • Great students - you can make a massive difference to them
  • Clear behaviour systems
  • A feedback policy focused on closing the gap– we do not have onerous/impossible marking policies
  • No formal graded lesson observations – just ongoing ‘no-stakes’ feedback, helping you to continuously develop
  • Collaborative planning with centralised, shared units of work and resources
  • A beautiful campus situated on the very edge of the Cotswolds, only half an hour from Oxford and an hour from London by train

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About Wykham Park

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
963 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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