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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food Technology

Working pattern

Part time: up to 0.6FTE (19.5 hours per week) This can be worked across 3 or 4 days.

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Teach key stage three Design and Technology, with a preferred specialism of Food and/or Textiles, however other specialist areas would be considered.
  • The ability to teach Design and Technology or Food preparation at GCSE would be an advantage but is not essential.

About you

You will be passionate about your subject and its value in the curriculum. We are looking for a reflective practitioner, capable of demonstrating initiative, as well as being flexible and adaptable. You will ensure equality of opportunity, irrespective of starting points, to enable all learners to make good progress.

You will be ICT proficient and have excellent communication skills. You will also be personable and approachable and be able to quickly build effective relationships with students, and colleagues in the School and across the Trust. Importantly, you will be a positive role model for our students.

What the school offers its staff

  • Commitment to CPD and development of all staff including collaborative support and instructional coaching to allow teachers to thrive
  • A clear curriculum vision and focus on evidence-based practice
  • A commitment to inclusivity and fostering of diversity
  • Values and vision that are lived not laminated
  • An open and honest culture
  • A commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff

Further details about the role

We have a vacancy for a Technology Teacher to join us on a part time basis from September 2023, MPS - UPS. We are offering up to 0.6 FTE, over 3 to 4 days, with the exact details to be discussed at interview. We would welcome applications from ECTs as well as teachers with more experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed, and enthusiastic team, working in a well resourced department in an exceptional school.

Commitment to safeguarding

CSET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, which will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for the children’s workforce and a Children’s Barred List check.

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About Downend School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1361 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Downend School is an exciting and vibrant learning community where every student is supported to achieve their absolute best and every member of teaching and support staff play their part in creating this ethos. We are proud of the exciting curriculum, outstanding pastoral care and excellent opportunities for enrichment that Downend School provides.

Downend School is situated in leafy South Gloucestershire, but is less than 25 minutes away from the heart of the cosmopolitan vibrancy of Bristol City Centre. We offer the benefits not only of working in an exciting and supportive school, but also from being part of Castle School Education Trust.

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