Design Technology Teacher with Child Development and Textiles, Barnstaple

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The Park Community SchoolBarnstaple

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Start date: 1 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1 - UPS 3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Required from January 2019, an enthusiastic, well qualified, Teacher of Technology with the ability to deliver a specialism in Child Development to GCSE level. The ability to offer Textiles would be advantageous. 

We seek a well qualified and enthusiastic teacher with a commitment to pupils of all ability in a comprehensive secondary school. 

This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced colleague who is ready for a new challenge in their career. 

The successful candidate would also be expected to join our team of tutors.

The department consists of 9 full time colleagues, including 2 members of the leadership team and a colleague with responsibility elsewhere in the school. Teachers are supported by two D&T based technicians. Staff deliver the full range of technology areas across years 7 & 8 on a rotation basis, with each group having a 100 minute (2 doubles) per week. In Year 9 all students select two material areas to study in more depth before starting formal options in year 10. For GCSE students receive 6 50 minute lessons per fortnight.

Currently the department offers a range of examined courses including GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition (AQA), GCSE Design Technology (AQA), Cambridge National Child Development and BTEC Construction.

The department is based across 8 specialist teaching rooms with Textiles and Child Development being taught in two of our newest spaces. 

The department have access top a range of specialist facilities and resources , an ICT room and a bank of laptops for use in teaching spaces.

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More about The Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Park Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1271 373131
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