Teacher of Design Technology & Art, Kingston upon Thames

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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormKingston upon Thames

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS | UPS Outer London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Design Technology & Art

Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form

MPS | UPS | Outer London

Permanent | Full-time

Required for September 2019 

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. We are looking to appoint an engaging and flexible Teacher of Design Technology and Art to join our highly effective Faculty. 

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and committed teacher, to work within an innovative and successful Practical Arts Faculty. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional who has a real love for their subject and the capacity to use creative approaches in their teaching. We have a hardworking, well-staffed department with a strong team ethos. 

Our ideal candidate will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have the ability to teach Resistant Materials up to A ‘Level/ Key Stage 5 and Art up to KS3. A candidate who can teach Textiles is particularly desirable. This post would be suitable for an NQT looking for a supportive and well-structured NQT programme to start in July 2019.


Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we have a wide range of incentives to engage staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued.  Our benefits include Teachers pension scheme; discounted on site Gym membership; Childcare vouches; cycle to work loan scheme and good relationships with a local estate agent for those relocating or renting. Also, free on-site parking and free breakfast every day.

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form

Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 25th February 2019 

Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.

More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...