Design Technology Teacher (Food/Textiles Specialist), Waltham Forest

Closing date:

Leytonstone SchoolWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS 1-6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Design Technology (Food/Textiles Specialist)

Pay Range: MPS/UPS 1 – 6 (inclusive of Outer London Allowance)

Start date: September 2019: Permanent (Full Time) 

The Governing Body would like to appoint a Design Technology Teacher with a specialism in Food and Textiles to an outstanding DT department. Our Design Technology team are highly creative and collaborative, and achieve excellent results. Leytonstone School has an engaged and motivated student body who we develop along our three values of Respect, Resilience and Responsibility.

This is perfect for a candidate looking to make a difference to young people’s lives. We have a rich offer of development, with training for new and experienced teachers and early closure on Wednesday so that the afternoon can be dedicated to CPD. Our staff have strong moral purpose, work well together, and create a culture that is collaborative, professional and supportive.

To be successful in your application, you will demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching, a passion for the subject, and the necessary skills and vision to enhance further the excellent teaching and learning within the department. You will have the ability to provide clear, effective guidance to colleagues, developing their teaching practice as well as maximising standards of student achievement across the Design Technology department.

Leytonstone is situated near the shopping and leisure facilities of Stratford’s Westfield; the sporting facilities of the Queen Elizabeth Park, including an Olympic pool and gym; the cultural centre of Hackney Wick; and the beautiful Epping Forest. The school itself has a gym that is free to use for employees, and also has staff yoga and a weekly five-a-side football game.

To apply for this post, please read the Job Description and complete the application form. Personal statements should be no more than 1 side of A4. Statements should address the job specification directly. Please ensure that any gaps in employment are explained.

We are committed to delivering exciting practical lessons and are passionate about innovative design. We are a department with high expectations but are incredibly supportive and we would welcome NQT’s or more experienced teachers to apply for this role. 

Leytonstone School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.

Closing date is on 20th May 2019 12pm, Interviews will be carried out on 21st May 2019




More about Leytonstone School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Colworth Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 1JD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 988 7420
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Leytonstone School is a mainstream, non-denominational, community secondary school for boys and girls aged 11-16. It is situated in Leytonstone, East London.   

The school serves a truly multicultural community and it is proud of its divers...