Teacher of Design & Technology, Merton

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Mark's Church of England AcademyMerton

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Design and Technology

Inner London Pay scale 


Required for September 2019, Creative, skilled and passionate teacher of D&T required for growing Technology department


St Mark’s C of E Academy is a vibrant and diverse 11-18 academy situated in Mitcham in the London Borough of Merton. The school was rated Good in its most recent Ofsted inspection (November 2017) and has much to celebrate. We are the first secondary school in London to be awarded the prestigious International Values Quality Mark in recognition of the manner in which our values of love, hope and trust permeate all our work. ‘The school’s provision for the personal development and welfare of pupils is outstanding. It is highly enriching and supportive and focuses on ‘values in action’. Pupils are confident, thoughtful and articulate.’ (Ofsted 2017)


We are now looking to recruit an inspirational Teacher of Design and Technology who is dedicated to helping every child succeed. We require someone who can teach Design and Technology with a preferable specialism in teaching Food Technology. You will join a motivated and high performing team committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning.

In our growing and vibrant department, we are looking for a candidate who is committed to inclusive secondary education, is a strong team player and has a love for Design and Technology and its place in the curriculum. We are keen to develop future creative pathways for our students into HE and careers by nurturing learners who are resilient, innovative and adept problem solvers. 

The successful candidate will benefit from a collaborative and supportive environment whether they are newly qualified or looking for the next step in their teaching career. ‘The school has a well-planned professional development programme for teachers, which identifies strengths and areas for development relating to the quality of teaching’ (Ofsted 2017)

St Mark’s Church of England Academy is a community firmly founded on the core values of love, hope and trust. This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the development of the school as we continue to successfully raise standards and rapidly move from Good to Outstanding. Our dedicated staff have a strong moral purpose, providing a collaborative, professional and highly supportive ethos. If you believe you have the vision and passion to work in an exciting, dynamic and innovative Academy which is committed to raising attainment, expectations and standards, we would love to hear from you. 

If you would like an informal conversation, or would like to visit St Mark’s prior to making an application for this role, please contact Laurence Hampton, Vice Principal 

Please telephone or email for an application pack or see our website:  


Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews: W/C 29th April 2019


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.






More about St Mark's Church of England Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Acacia Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1SF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 6486627
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About St Mark's Church of England Academy

Based in Mitcham, St Mark’s Church of England Academy is an all inclusive school for 11-18 year olds. Proud to be the only Church of England secondary school in the borough of Merton, we welcome t...