Curriculum Lead DT (Product Design, Engineering, Construction & BTEC Quality Nominee), Keynsham (Near Bristol/Bath)

Closing date:

Wellsway SchoolKeynsham (Near Bristol/Bath)

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR1 – UPR3 + TLR2(b)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified curriculum lead for design technology (specialist in Product Design, Engineering and Construction, with BTEC experience) who, under the guidance of the Director of Design, Art and Technology, will teach across the age and ability range. As a Curriculum Lead at Wellsway Secondary Campus, you will be responsible for ensuring that every student enjoys an excellent experience in your subject area you and will work closely with the rest of the team in delivering engaging learning activities.

If you are a highly effective leader/teacher, able to form excellent educational relationships with students and are able to contribute to the leadership of the design technology specialist areas identified, we would love to hear from you. The ability to teach design technology at Key Stages 3 to 4 (Product Design, Engineering and Construction) and Product Design/Engineering to A Level/ Level 3 is essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity and the post would be suitable for experienced practitioners, who are looking to make the step into leadership or who already hold a leadership post within Design and Technology.

In return we offer:

  • A school committed to excellence that values staff and students.
  • A school with outstanding ethos, results, attendance and behaviour on a par with other high achieving schools in the south west of England.
  • A curriculum structure that offers a strong STEM presence especially in Product Design, Engineering and Construction through KS4 and KS5.
  • Committed students with very good take up at A Level/Level 3.
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff.
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across our multi academy trust.


Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care.

If you are interested and want to find out more, please click apply below to visit our website.

If you are interested and would like to discuss further or visit the school, please contact Danny Wilkinson, Principal of IKB Academy, dwilkinson@ikbacadmey.org.uk who will be delighted to hear from you.

Closing date: Sunday 29 March 2020

Interview date to be confirmed.

PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. Wellsway School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process.  For this post, prior to appointment Wellsway Multi Academy Trust will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.



More about Wellsway School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chandag Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1PH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 986 4751
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