Teacher of Design & Technology, Kent

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Wilmington Grammar School for BoysKent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Design & Technology Teacher 

MPS/UPS (Plus London Fringe Allowance)

September 2020 start.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Design or an Engineering related subject and will be keen to share their expertise.  We seek a colleague who can create innovative and exciting lessons, motivate students to secure outstanding examination outcomes and engender a love for this area of the curriculum.  The post is full-time and applications are invited from NQTs and experienced teachers.  

We have a specialism in Engineering and are proud of the extensive links we have with Industry, Universities and Apprenticeships.

You will be joining a department which offers DT related courses up to A Level, in a school which highly values creativity.  All KS3 students develop their skills in Designing and Making, through a range of projects. KS4 students cover DT Electromechanical Systems and Level 2 Designing the Built Environment (EDUQAS). 

As KS5 we offer A levels in Design Technology and Level 3 Professional Construction Practice (EDUQAS).  The successful candidate will need to learn how to deliver these courses but full training and support will be given where required.

We can offer you:

• strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career 

• As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available

• Free parking, use of school gym, staff social events

• Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities

• Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, including visits to New York, Spain, Winter Sports in the USA etc.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.  Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.  

A collaborative approach to improving outcomes for all is a characteristic of Endeavour MAT staff. We can offer you a dynamic and supportive environment in a thriving and forward looking Trust.

Deadline for applications is:  Midnight Monday 13th April 2020, with interviews to take place w/c 20th April 2020   Application forms are available on our website under Vacancies and should be returned to recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk.  Informal visits are welcome, please contact Mrs Owen, Headteacher’s PA – jowen@wgsb.co.uk .

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

More about Wilmington Grammar School for Boys
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1322 223090
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The School is a comparatively recent foundation, dating from 1954 with roots in the former Dartford Technical College.  It was known at that period as Dartford Technical High School for Boys.  Its title was changed to that of Wilmington Gra...