We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative Design and Technology teacher, with any specialism, to join our diverse Team for September 2018. You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. Applications from Newly Qualified Teachers due to qualify this summer are encouraged and an excellent NQT package would be available if appropriate.
Having been designated as one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in July 2011 we have a proven history of outreach with other schools, both at a Primary and Secondary level. We are also a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. Graded as ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted in November 2012 for the third consecutive inspection, we are committed to being a centre of innovation, creativity and enjoyment for both students and staff. We are currently involved in the planning and developing of two new schools within the Wildern catchment, a secondary and primary school. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.
The Design Technology department consists of a team of 10 teachers, all of whom are outstanding classroom practitioners with a real interest in the learning process and commitment to raising expectations and achievements. They work collaboratively to deliver courses in GCSE Design Technology and GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition at KS4 level and a coherent, inspirational, creative and practical skills course in Food/Textiles and Product Design at KS3. The uptake of GCSE courses at KS4 is over 60% of the year group and results in the department are generally around 80% A*-C in all subjects. For more information on our Design Technology department please visit our website https://www.wildern.hants.sch.uk/teaching-and-learning/curriculum/curriculum/design-technology/
We will ensure that the successful candidate has:
- comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor
- continuous professional learning, development and improvement
- the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students
- Opportunities for continued professional development
- Excellent IT provision within the department and school
- Excellent department resources
- Reduced membership rates to our modern Leisure Centre
Wildern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.
You can apply using a TES or Wildern School application form, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Wildern School application forms can be downloaded from our website www.wildern.hants.sch.uk where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to email@example.com or sent by post for the attention of Mrs L Alden, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.
Closing Date: Midday, Monday 19th February 2018