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  • Start date details

    Required as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£10,588 per annum

Pay scale

GO3, Point 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

1. General level of education with particular knowledge of work with wood, metal or plastic

2. Good organisational skills

3. Flexibility

4. Willingness to learn from others

5. Previous experience of working with materials

6. Willingness to contribute to/support the Catholic ethos of the school.

7. Enthusiasm about working with children

What the school offers its staff

a vibrant and dynamic learning community

dedicated and highly skilled staff who work tirelessly to gain the best from our learners. It is down to their skill and the enthusiasm they engender in our students that we have such outstanding results.

at the heart of our community are our learners. Our students are proud to be here. They are committed, enthusiastic learners, representative of a fully comprehensive intake.

Further details about the role

Technology Department

Staff 4

The department has enjoyed a stable and consistent staffing position.


The Design Technology Suite is housed in a modern building named as “Notre Dame”. It is located on the ground floor of a building shared with Music, Drama and Art on the upper floor. It has four specialist rooms including;

  • Design Technology Rooms
  • Textiles Room
  • Food Room
  • ICT Room

The Art department has its own specialist room on the upper floor where girls are taught a single period, 50 minutes per week.


All girls take Design and Technology in KS3. The girls spend 9 weeks in each subject area and have a double period amounting to 1hour and 40 minutes. This is taught in a carousel where the following subject areas are covered.

  • 3D Design
  • Computing
  • Fashion & Textiles

At KS4 we offer the girls GCSE courses in the following;

  • Design and Technology
  • Food Preparation and Nutrition
  • Art and Design
  • Computer Science

Students are taught for 2hours and 30 minutes per week.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Sacred Heart Language College and Blessed Holy Family Catholic Academy trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The school intends to carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of its due diligence. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. Any concerns which arise maybe discussed at, or prior to the interview stage. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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About The Sacred Heart Language College

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
852 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Sacred Heart Language College is a highly successful, oversubscribed, comprehensive learning community for girls aged 11 – 16. We have a track record of Outstanding GCSE results that are consistently well above the national average. Our school has established a strong tradition of academic success with active learning at its core.

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