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  • Start date details

    May 2024 - to be confirmed at interview

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 8:10am

  • Date listed

    21 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 6 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teacher of Design Technology to join our school in May 2024 for maternity cover. The post would suit a trainee teacher looking for their first post, a newly qualified teacher with real potential or an experienced teacher who is already an outstanding practitioner. Applicants should be adaptable and willing to teach other subjects as required.

We are looking for a practitioner who is a model of good practice but most importantly, is passionate about the development of teaching.

What the school offers its staff

Our Beliefs – Culture and Benefits

  • Our goal is to strip away the unnecessary and focus on the important stuff – making our schools the best possible environments for our young people.
  • Open door senior leadership across the organisation – no issue is ever too small to discuss if it’s important to you.
  • A strong focus on mental health and wellbeing – staff with responsibility for ensuring that there are resources and signposting for any staff that need support.
  • In house leadership development programmes as well as access to various NPQ courses.
  • SSLP Star of the Term – each term headteachers and SLT will be asked to nominate staff for this award. The winning member of staff will be presented with a £50 voucher for a local restaurant / pub.
  • Every member of staff is entitled to 2 x wellbeing half days. These can be requested in advance and can be for any reason.
  • Pay- a competitive salary based on your skills, experience and talent.
  • Essential car user allowance– for eligible roles
  • Pension– Contributory where we pay in approximately 5 times the amount you pay in based on your gross monthly earnings. Also contains benefits of life cover, ill health cover with an option to take your pension early and much more. Go on theStaffordshire Pension Fund websitefor more details.
  • Pension AVC’s via salary sacrifice–where you can increase your pension contributions if you want to put more in each month
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family leave– everyone is supported.
  • Professional development– access to relevant professional tools and platforms, regular training and supervision.

Family, Wellbeing and lifestyle savings via our Viv Up platform

Through our benefits platform we also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts in some of the following areas:

  • Online and high street shopping
  • Food shopping and eating out
  • Family days out
  • Local offers/discounts
  • Cinema tickets
  • Weekends away
  • Holidays
  • Gifts

Travel and transport

  • Optional car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work schemes – you can save up to 42% (via salary sacrifice) on the cost of a brand new bike, up to the value of £3,000

Health and Wellbeing

  • Employee counselling service
  • Wellbeing support for physical and mental health
  • Eye care discounts
  • Physiotherapy service

Salary Finance – Financial wellbeing support

  • Money insights – a range of tools, videos, calculators and resources to support you with budgeting and planning
  • Downloadable life guides on topics like buying a home or managing your money with kids

Our Beliefs - Workload

  • Consultation on key policies which include workload assessments.
  • There is no expectation or belief that getting to work early or staying late is the only way of showing you’re working hard. All staff should work in a way that suits them, making sure that they have time for themselves and their loved ones.
  • No expectations to answer emails out of school working hours.

Teacher of Technology – Maternity Cover

Starting at £30,000 - £41,333 per annum

To start May 2024 (exact date to be confirmed at interview)

32.5 hours per week

South Staffordshire Learning Partnership

Closing Date – 9am Friday 15th March 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

"This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment". This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.crb.gov.uk”

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About Codsall Community High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1051 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
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Codsall Community High School is a vibrant, exciting and dynamic learning environment which embodies the value we place on working with our students to achieve the very best outcomes for each and every one.

We are very proud of our focus on staff and student wellbeing; driven in our aims and ambitions to build on our success in a supportive and friendly environment.

The health and wellbeing of our staff is a priority; with an open-door senior leadership policy, a comprehensive new staff / NQT support programme, celebration of staff who go the extra mile and in-house pathways programmes for aspiring future leaders.

We are a high achieving school, providing education to students from years 9 to 13, with our results placing us amongst the highest performing state schools in the country. Through our committed staff, dedicated Governors and supportive parents, we continue to flourish.

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