Teacher of Design and Technology
Salary: Main scale / UPS (suitable for NQTs)
Contract: Permanent, full time
Start date: 1 September 2021
Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 12 April 2021.
We are seeking to employ, from September 2021, an enthusiastic teacher of Design Technology to join our team of dedicated Art, Design & Technology teachers. The successful applicant must be able to teach Product Design up to KS5.
Prince William School is located in Oundle, within easy commuting distance of Peterborough, Stamford, Kettering, Huntingdon, Wellingborough, and Corby. It is a vibrant and friendly school which strives to deliver the challenging and inspirational curriculum our students need to prepare them for the ever-changing world of work. We have high expectations for all, and our aim is simple: to be the best school in Northamptonshire and beyond for every student, no matter what their ability or aspirations.
The Art, Design and Technology department is staffed by a team of energetic, dedicated and resourceful professionals who are very supportive of each other. Our students are well behaved, happy, engaging, and inquisitive individuals, who are proud to be Prince William students. We are passionate about providing them with the best possible education and they have high aspirations for themselves and look to us to guide them on their journey to adult life.
The Art, Design and Technology department has dedicated workshops in both metal and wood with excellent facilities. The department is supported by a skilled Technician who supports teachers in class and running the growing CAD/CAM facility. If successful, you will be joining a large team of Design, Food, Art and Textiles teachers helping with the development the ADT curriculum. We have a strong uptake of students opting to take both GCSE and A level and envisage this will continue into 2021/2022.
The school is keen to support staff to develop both personally and professionally, and the successful candidate will be given training opportunities to suit their needs and career aspirations. If an NQT is appointed, they will benefit from the support of a mentor who is a Design teacher, as well as the supervision of a member of the Extended Leadership Team.
This is an exciting time for the school as examination results have seen rapid improvement and the school is expanding. In 2019, 72% of our KS4 cohort achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, and 52% achieved grade 5+ in both English and Maths. The school’s Progress 8 score was +0.26, and the gap between disadvantaged and other students closed significantly for the second successive year, with the Progress 8 score for Free School Meals Ever 6 students being +0.04. In KS5, we achieved 56% A* - B and 79% A* - C, an average grade of B- and a positive progress measure.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who is committed to delivering high-quality lessons for students of all abilities. In return, the school offers a supportive Senior Leadership Team; a committed and caring department; good CPD and career development opportunities; and students with good attitudes to learning. There is also an onsite nursery run by a private company.
How to apply
Please visit the school website, www.pws.emat.uk, for further details and an application form. Please include a letter of not more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experiences that are relevant to the post and email it, along with your completed application form, to email@example.com.
Prince William School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to references and DBS check.
Prince William School