Teacher of Technology (Food and either Design Technology or Textiles)

Chancellor's School, Hatfield, Hertfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635

Job summary

Required for April or September 2020, an outstanding Teacher of Technology, who is enthusiastic, talented and ambitious. We require a team player to take on this role, willing to contribute and learn from the best practice in the faculty and school.

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills and will, together with members of the Technology Faculty, maintain a relentless focus on teaching and learning and raising achievement.

Chancellor’s is a successful school with a strong tradition and an excellent reputation. We are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and constantly look to further improve the performance of our students.

Our examination results continue to be strong and we are significantly oversubscribed.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

The school is dedicated to the well-being of its staff and there is a comprehensive induction programme. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer promoting value and respect whilst embracing diversity.

The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To apply for this post, please complete a Chancellor's School Application Form and submit this with a covering letter to Dawn Gamble at recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk. Forms are available from www.chancellors.herts.sch.uk. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs in isolation.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent
Right to work in the UK

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for someone who:
 is an excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of good teaching and how children learn
 has a genuine passion for Technology and be committed to maintaining and raising the standards of achievement in the school.
 has Qualified Teacher Status
 is committed to the safeguarding of children
 demonstrates high level of professionalism at all times and is a role model for others and is able to communicate effectively and positively with all stakeholders
 is able to teach as a minimum food technology to at least GCSE level and one or more technology subjects at Key Stage 3.
 has an understanding of current developments in the National Curriculum regarding Technology
 has an interest and/or experience in writing schemes of learning and developing the teaching of Technology at Key Stages 4 and 5
 is willing to undertake further, relevant training and to pass those skills on to other members of staff, as appropriate

Employee benefits

One to one mentor for NQTs
Outstanding CPD

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1147 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Chancellor's School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

About Chancellor's School

School location

Pine Grove, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7BN