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Teacher of Design Technology

Tes Schools RecruitmentSettle, North Yorkshire

Teacher of Design Technology.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive independent boarding and day school, based in Settle, North Yorkshire. The school is looking to add a Teacher of Technology to its progressive and supportive team ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include teaching and coordinating the delivery of Design Technology at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13. You will support the Head of Design Technology to enhance provision and will get the chance to get involved with exciting project work throughout the year. Project work will include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. You’ll also lead by example, supporting learners to achieve to the best of their ability and you’ll enjoy that great feeling when your learners achieve grades beyond their dreams.

“The school, based in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, is seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspiring Teacher of Design and Technology.

The successful candidate will a dynamic and engaging teacher with the ability to teach from Year 6 to A level.  They will have the passion and expertise to deliver first-class teaching which will ensure all pupils make excellent progress.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate who can bring energy, excitement and innovation to the classroom.   The role will also offer an opportunity for the candidate to develop their skills in other areas of the department depending on their skills and previous experience.

With 320 pupils aged 11 to 18, the Senior School is large enough to offer a wide variety of teaching and learning across a six-day week, but small enough to offer close tutorial support, small classes, and opportunities for everyone to get into teams or to take part in music, art, drama, outdoor pursuits and all the other activities we offer. Our academic standards are high across a broad curriculum and we embrace a breadth of ability, supporting each child to achieve their personal best. At the school, success is not just about grades and academic skills. We put an equal emphasis on personal development, helping young people to build confidence, resilience and independence, and to take responsibility and initiative.

The School has seven boarding houses, each with Senior House Staff, Matrons, and a full team of Tutors. As a modern boarding and day school we offer a wide range of options tailored to fit the needs, lifestyles and budgets of families based locally, nationally and internationally. Students can choose to be a day pupil, a full boarder, 3 or 5-night flexi boarder or board occasionally if there is an activity in school that’s not to be missed.”

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQML and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as TLR or Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Design Technology Degree or a related subject

• experience in delivering Design Technology up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1420754 in the email subject line.

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