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Design Technology Teacher (with Art/Textiles)

The John of Gaunt SchoolWiltshire


The John of Gaunt School

- A Community Academy –

Headteacher: Paul Skipp

‘A Good School’ 

‘A highly inclusive school, committed to the success of every pupil’

Ofsted - June 2018


(with Art/Textiles)


Starting 1st September 2021, to meet our growing student numbers and extension of our curriculum provision, we are seeking a dynamic and committed Design Technology Teacher to join us.  You will have the skills and drive to inspire our students, coupled with high expectations and strong interpersonal skills.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in delivering Food Technology, Product Design and Resistant Materials up to KS5, and the ability to teach Textiles and/or Art to at least KS3.

We are looking for a colleague with:

• a commitment to raising student achievement at all levels

• an imaginative and creative approach to teaching and learning 

• a shared belief in our inclusive ethos. 

We are seeking a talented and passionate classroom practitioner, whether experienced and looking for a fresh challenge or new to the profession.  We run a very strong NQT programme and many NQTs have progressed onto leadership roles quickly within school. A commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best is expected of all staff.


A commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best, and a shared belief in our inclusive ethos is expected of all staff. 

Our school is a fully comprehensive single Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18, with approximately 1200 students on roll.  We are a school for our community and strongly believe in the potential of every young person.  

As an employer we are committed to offering equal opportunities to all. We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented in our school. All appointments will be made on merit and take account of the skills and experiences required for the role. 


Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Thursday 25th February 2021

Interviews to be held week beginning 1st March 2021

An information pack and application form are available on our website https://www.johnofgauntschool.org/page/?title=Vacancies&pid=20 

CVs will not be considered.  

The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed.  References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

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