Head of Design Technology, Hampshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Winchester CollegeHampshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Winchester College seeks to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Design Technology for September 2019.

Winchester has a purpose-built DT centre equipped with a comprehensive range of traditional and high-tech machinery, a graphics studio, an electronics lab and forty computers packed with professional software. 

Pupils may study Design Technology within the timetable throughout the school, beginning with an introductory course in the first year; they then take a GCSE in Design Technology (OCR) or 3D Design (AQA).  In the sixth form, pupils may opt to study for a Pre-U in Design or A Level (OCR) in DT: Design Engineering.  The curriculum caters to a broad range of design interests from architecture and product design through to engineering design and robotics.

The College, which was founded in 1382, is a boys’ boarding school of 700 pupils. We are committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, first-class pastoral care and the maintenance of a broad and balanced liberal education for all our pupils. Through our non-examined general cultural studies programme (known as Div) we offer an approach to education which develops an intelligent and critical awareness of the world, strong communication skills and a confident ability to think independently and with originality. The successful candidate is likely to be required to teach Div. 

This full time post will suit an ambitious teacher of the highest quality who will relish the challenge of working with able and articulate pupils in a historic site of unparalleled architectural beauty in the heart of Winchester. 

All our full time teachers are expected to act as tutors in one of the eleven boarding houses, thereby making a significant contribution to the pastoral care of our pupils. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute in some capacity to our sports and co-curricular programme. 

Further information about the school can be found at www.winchestercollege.org  

This position includes a generous benefits package and appropriate housing.

For full details on the above post and to apply please click here

Only applications completed on the College website will be accepted.  Please attach a full CV and covering letter with your application. 

Closing date: Sunday 24 February 2019.

Winchester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and DBS checks.

No agencies please     



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: College Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1962 621100
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Situated in Hampshire, Winchester College is an independent, secondary school for boys aged between 13 and 18. The school was founded in 1382 by the Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham. It was expanded in the 19th Century to accommodate the popu...