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Design and Technology Teacher

Wellington College International TianjinTianjin, China

Reports to: Head of Department  

1 General role description: Curriculum:

▪ To teach all areas of Design and Technology at KS3 

▪ Ability to teach either Product Design or Art and Design Textiles at KS4 and KS5

▪ To work with the Head of Design and Technology and other staff on the development of engaging schemes of work, helping to build opportunities for:

• Ensuring progression

• Active learning

• Assessment for learning

• Meeting the needs of all learners

• ICT and new technologies

• Enrichment and external links


▪ To maintain up-to-date records of student progress across all aspects of performance

▪ To ensure that your students make good or outstanding progress in DT

▪ To deal effectively with behaviour, attendance and punctuality issues


▪ To carry out the regular assessment and marking of students' work, according to the departmental and whole school assessment and marking policy

▪ To keep records of student attainment and progress

▪ To monitor student achievement against school and national data at individual student and teaching group level, and to take action to improve achievement and combat identified under achievement

▪ To carry out assessment and feedback


▪ To attend relevant meetings

▪ To undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the Master or Head of DT

▪ To contribute to areas of departmental development as a member of the DT team

Guidance & Welfare:

Where appropriate, act as a form tutor, fulfilling the following functions:

▪ To take overall responsibility for monitoring tutees’ academic and wider progress

and development, acting in line with school policies in this area;

▪ To review progress and support students in target setting and action planning;

▪ To ensure that all students are valued and treated according to the aims of the school.

2 Knowledge, Experience and Profile Required Qualifications / Skills:

a) A relevant degree and professional teaching qualification is essential

b) A passion for the subject and a desire to share this with as wide a range of students as possible

c) Experience in designing and delivering progressive design and technology curricula at all key stages

d) Knowledge of Edexcel Art and Design Textiles A level /GCSE level curricula, their delivery and assessment

e) Knowledge of Edexcel Design and Technology (Product Design) A level curricula, delivery and assessment

f) Knowledge of the Cambridge International Design and Technology IGCSE curricula, delivery and assessment

g) Fluency in written and spoken English to enable effective communication within working relationships

h) Puts the well-being of the student at the heart of what they do and can demonstrate how they will support the development of the school’s values and vision.

i) Experience of using a range of CAD software is desirable

j) Honesty, integrity, compassion, and a good sense of humour

k) Strong organizational, self-management and problem-solving skills

Desirable Qualifications / Skills:

▪ Experience teaching A-level (or equivalent) in your subject specialism (Product Design or Textiles)

▪ Experience teaching the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Art and Design Textiles or CAIE DT

▪ Experience teaching and mentoring EAL students

“Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.” 

ITFCP Statement of Commitment 

Please note this position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure. Wellington College International Tianjin is committed to equality and diversity. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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