Head of Design and Technology, Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2SG,

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Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory SchoolCasterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2SG,

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sedbergh Prep School is situated in a spectacular rural location in the Lune Valley, an ideal place for living out the ethos of allowing children to be children. Here we lay the foundations for nurturing the resilience our children will need as young adults, and the tenacity essential to achieving high standards. 

We are now seeking a dynamic and forward thinking Head of Design and Technology to lead the department at an exciting time for this subject at Sedbergh Prep School.   

Sedbergh Prep School is establishing itself as a leading light for Design and Technology in our sector. Blessed with superb resources and enthusiastic children, the School is committed to the promotion of STEM and this post represents an exciting opportunity for an energetic and ambitious subject specialist to lead the department into its next chapter.

The successful candidate will enjoy the use of a brand new suite of PCs equipped for CAD, a 3D printer and laser cutter, all with the support of a part time D&T technician and within an outstanding environment for the care and education of young children.

Further investment in resources is planned and the new Head of Department will be in a position to shape that spending.

All staff are expected to play a full part in the extra-curricular, pastoral and boarding aspects of Sedbergh Prep School. 

If desired, accommodation will be available, either on-site or supported locally. The School has its own salary scale and allowance.

The post is available from 1 September 2018.

Closing date for applications is Monday 29 January 2018 at 12:00pm.

Interviews will be held on Monday 5 February and Tuesday 6 February 2018.

Further details about this post can be obtained from: hradmin@sedberghschool.org

An application form may be obtained:

- as a download from our webpage;
 - by email from HRadmin@sedberghschool.org
 - from the Sedbergh School Bursary either in person or by telephoning 015396 20303.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered Charity No 1080672

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More about Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2SG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 15242 79200
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