DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY TEACHER
From: 1st September 2020
Salary: M1 – UPS3
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher of Design and Technology who has high expectations of students and themselves and who will motivate and inspire pupils to achieve their best.
The Latymer School is an oversubscribed high achieving, but caring Grammar School in North London. Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere and the high levels of participation in extracurricular activities that encourage students to foster and nurture their skills and interests beyond the confines of the curriculum. We are proud of our inclusive school community and there is a real passion for teaching and learning in a supported and welcoming atmosphere that inspires risk-taking and creativity. As a school, we are committed to developing the whole person and it is a place where you can really engage students in their learning and develop as a teacher.
We are seeking to appoint, commencing September 2020, a Design and Technology Teacher. We are looking for someone who would enjoy working with highly motivated, intellectually curious students at Key Stages 3 and 4, and is comfortable delivering a wide range of DT areas, primarily Timbers and Electronics, but also Plastics and Metals, and including some Food and Textiles. NQTs and experienced teachers are invited to apply. The ideal candidate will have Electronics expertise, as we are looking to expand in this area of the curriculum, including the use of Arduino and other programmable components.
The department teaches Design & Technology to GCSE only and the department’s exam results are consistently high at GCSE, with our latest results being 75% grades 7-9, 50% 8-9, 27% grade 9. All students achieved grade 4 or above.
If you would like to lead and work in a friendly environment, then we would like to hear from you.
Closing date for application: 10am on Tuesday, 21st January 2020.
The Latymer School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with a Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service.