Director of Design & Technology, Luton

Closing date:

Lealands High SchoolLuton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (TLR 2.3 - £6,646)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Design & Technology

(TLR 2.3 - £6,646)

Full Time

 To start: September 2019


Are you passionate about your subject?  Do you want to be a part of leading continued improvements in a successful department?  Are you looking for the next stage in your career?  If so, Lealands could be what you’re looking for!


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher of design & technology with leadership experience to join our vibrant, high achieving and multicultural school. You will have responsibility for improving the quality of teaching and learning of design & technology to ensure the very best outcomes for all students.  This is an opportunity for an outstanding candidate, who is an exemplary classroom teacher, to take on the challenge of professionally developing colleagues and leading this department to outstanding results. You will have the ability to motivate and inspire others - both colleagues and students, as well as having the opportunity to develop professionally yourself through our links with the Luton Futures partnership of schools.


The Technology Department is located in a purposely built suite with state of the art resources and ICT throughout. Specialist technology rooms include: food technology kitchen, resistant materials workshop, ICT suite and textiles classroom. The subject delivery includes Resistant Materials, Textiles, Graphics, Food and Nutrition, Cooking and Nutrition and Catering.


Lealands provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrant environment where support, training and development for all staff is a priority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caring atmosphere along with high standards and expectations for success.


Benefits available:

• A generous relocation package

• Access to our sports equipment and facilities including swimming pool and gym

• Opportunities for paid lunch duties

• Staff laptop with remote access to school systems

• Access to a wider community of schools through our partnership with Luton Futures and Lea Springs

• Professional development programme and opportunities to study for a Masters degree


Interested applicants should visit the school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk or email – recruitment@lealands.luton.sch.uk for further details and for an application form.

Visits from prospective applicants are welcome and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Bonnard (PA to SLT) on 01582 611600.


Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effective help or advice fluently in spoken English.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 19th May 2019

Interview date: w/c Monday 20th May 2019


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools






More about Lealands High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sundon Park Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3AL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 611600
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