Head of Design & Technology, Lewisham

Closing date:Expiring today

Prendergast SchoolLewisham

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London MPS / UPR plus TLR 2b (£4,527 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an innovative teacher to lead and manage our Design and Technology Department. Design and Technology is a very successful department with a curriculum offer of Product Design and Textiles at KS5 and Food Technology at KS4.  The facilities are new and are a great resource for this valued curriculum area.

The successful candidate will be committed to securing high standards of learning and teaching in order to raise academic achievement in these very popular subjects in our school. 

The post is suitable for a fully qualified teacher looking to take a step into a middle leadership role and develop their career in an environment offering outstanding training and progression programmes to all.

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of 340 and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. It is one of the most successful schools in Lewisham.  Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years. 

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for aspirational Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders.  For all new staff we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme.  The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.

To apply, please click here .

Closing date: 9.30am Wednesday 24 April 2019

Interviews: Friday 26 April 2019

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.




More about Prendergast School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools, Hilly Fields, Adelaide Avenue, Brockley, London, SE4 1LE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8690 3710
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Prendergast School is a happy and successful girls’ school, located in a vibrant part of Lewisham in South East London.  We are the lead in a hard federation of 3 schools with one Governing body.  The school has around 850 girls at Key Stag...