As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Product Design practitioner to join our Design Team.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to join our highly successful Design Department. An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to A Level is desirable. We provide an excellent and comprehensive support and induction programme for NQTs.
Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.
There are currently seven teachers in the Design Department, supported by a team of two teaching assistants and two technicians. Teaching and Learning Responsibilities (TLR’s) in the Design Department is as follows:
Our Department is housed in a covered quad with an ICT suite, 4 newly updated workshops and a textiles room, as well as office space. We also have a newly furnished Food & Nutrition kitchen and classroom. All full time design teachers in the Department have their own room in which they teach but we often have to move for ICT based lessons. We have good CAD facilities, including a Universal Laser Systems 60Watt Laser and 2 3D Printers.
For the successful candidate we can offer:
- enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
- a caring and supportive community environment;
- a commitment to professional development;
- full support and induction programme for NQTs.
- the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For more information please take time to view via the links below. To apply please use the "apply" button and, write a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining your philosophy of education and send, along with your current CV, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Elaine Fullick, Kingdown School, Woodcock Road, WARMINSTER, Wiltshire BA12 9DR
Tel: 01985 224264 - E-mail: email@example.com
Interviews: w/c 26th February 2018
Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, 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 in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.