Teacher of Design and Technology - Specialising in Engineering and Resistant Materials, Tewkesbury

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Tewkesbury SchoolTewkesbury

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The successful candidate will be joining the Design Technology Department at a critical and exciting time. Design Technology is undergoing a £1.3m refurbishment to develop a state of the art teaching environment with a wide range of equipment including new engineering equipment, CAD, 3D printing and programming facilities. Students will begin working in the new space in May 2018. The successful candidate, as part of the current dedicated and established team, will help develop the faculty to embrace new technologies and improve outcomes for students. We will be introducing new schemes of work and investigating some of the latest innovation in Design Technology Education.

Engineering is a strength of Tewkesbury School and has seen much success in the past, with high quality teaching leading to excellent examination results. We pride ourselves on our wide range of links with many local engineering companies actively supporting us, which have helped Tewkesbury School become a leading centre for Engineering across Gloucestershire. Many of our students go on to further education, apprenticeships and successful careers in the sector. 

You will be joining a team of experienced teaching staff and two technicians. The Department currently offers a range of disciplines at KS3 (including engineering from Y7) and offers Engineering, Food, Textiles and Smart Materials at KS4. We currently offer Textiles and have a large Engineering cohort at KS5. The successful candidate would be expected to take an active role across the whole department and will work as part of team. With the support of the Head of Faculty, you will play a pivotal role in the planning and delivery of Engineering. 

We are seeking someone who will be highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic. They will be able to manage, maintain and develop the learning environment, equipment and department resources. They will be an inspirational teacher who cares about the progress of our young people and who can build strong relationships with pupils and staff. In return, you will be joining a warm, welcoming and supportive team, in a new state of the art Design Technology facility at a time of change and progress. 

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More about Tewkesbury School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1684 292152
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