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Employer Chiswick School
Location Hounslow
Salary Main Scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Design and Technology/Product Design Teacher 

Main Scale  

Chiswick School is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and inspirational Design and Technology teacher for September 2017. Chiswick is an over-subscribed 11 - 19 mixed comprehensive school of 1274 students situated in a pleasant and accessible suburb of West London.

The successful candidate will become part of a committed Design and Technology team, which is delighted to be moving into a new state of the art, purpose built Technology Building in the autumn term. The building includes two Workshops, a Textiles room, a Food room and a dedicated DT computer suite. We are fortunate to be a well resourced department with a laser cutter, 3D printer and dye sublimation equipment. 

As we continue to implement an exciting new curriculum across all key stages, we would like the successful candidate to meet the following criteria: 

Have a passion and enthusiasm for Design and Technology

Have a commitment to developing the highest standards of Teaching and Learning

Have the ability to teach KS4 Design and Technology (AQA)  and offer KS5 Product Design (AQA)

Have the ability to teach Food and Textiles at KS3

Have good behaviour management skills

Be a team player

Have an ability to value young people as they go through adolescence and aspire for the very best for each individual student. 

In return we offer:

A strong commitment to your professional development

An opportunity to be part of a well resourced department and dynamic team

An opportunity for an experienced practitioner or NQT to work in a flourishing department

This is an excellent time to join Chiswick School and make a major contribution to the schools growing development.

Applicants are warmly welcome to visit the school.   Please contact Hayley Clarke, Head of DT: for further information or to arrange a visit.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Chiswick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. A DBS enhanced disclosure that is satisfactory to us will be a condition of employment. All applicants must complete an application form.

Closing date: Monday 24th April 2017

Interviews to be held in the week beginning 24th April

About the employer

Chiswick School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in West London. A larger than average school, it provides 1,300 places for secondary and sixth-form students aged 11-18 when fully subscribed.


Information about Chiswick School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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