Head of Design Technology, Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Teesdale SchoolBarnard Castle, County Durham
Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR + TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


MPR / UPR Scale + TLR 2B  

Do you have a passion for teaching that instils a love of design and food technology in your students?   

Can you involve all ages and abilities in engaging learning experiences and work to help support a dynamic team?  

About the role:   

Design and Technology is a rapidly growing subject area at Teesdale School with a high uptake at Key Stage 4.  Food Technology is currently taught at Key Stage 3. As these students move through the school we expect both Design and Food Technology to be offered at Key Stage 4 and Post-16.  We expect all our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve excellent outcomes.  As a Head of Department you will be responsible for leading these developments, delivering outstanding lessons and contributing to the wider education agenda of inspiring students and raising standards.     

The successful candidate will join us for September 2018.  Candidates need to be able to teach and lead both Design Technology and Food Technology.  

We would be delighted to hear from you if you are: 

• An excellent teacher with an outstanding record. 

• Collaborative, building strong professional relationships.

• Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential. 

• Energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. 

• Someone who can have a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school.  

• Ready to continue the development of an outstanding and vibrant Technology Department and lead the department into the future. 

Closing date for applications – 9am, Monday 22nd January 2018

Interview date - Thursday 25th January 2018 

Application forms and information pack are available from Teesdale School and Sixth Form Centre website, www.teesdaleschool.co.uk or Tracy Tuck, PA to the Head Teacher, Tel 01833 638166.  These should be returned either by e mail to tracy.tuck@teesdaleschool.co.uk or by post to Tracy Tuck, Teesdale School and Sixth Form Centre, Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8HH by the closing date.  

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  Please contact Tracy Tuck on 01833 638166 to arrange a visit. 

The North East Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.  

The North East Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community. 

Applications with disabilities will be granted an interview if the essential job criteria are met.

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More about Teesdale School
Address: Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8HH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1833 638166