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Head of DT

CranmoreSurrey

The Senior Leadership Team wish to appoint a well-qualified specialist as Head of DT.  Recent experience of teaching at KS3 and 4 is essential along with the commitment to build pupils’ confidence, skills and knowledge from Year 7, preparing them for GCSE.

Cranmore is at an exciting stage in its development with a growing Senior School.  There is three form entry from Year 7.  Currently, there are 110 pupils in the Senior School (Years 7 and 8) rising to 170 with the addition of Year 9 in September 2022 who will be our first GCSE cohort in summer 2025.  This is an excellent opportunity for a DT specialist to advance DT teaching and cultivate pupil awareness, understanding and expertise in the areas of design and innovative thinking. 

The department has a dedicated DT room equipped with a laser cutter, plotter, 3D printer, vacuum former, hotwire strip former, soldering stations. Pupils work with a range of hard materials including wood, acrylic and other plastics.  Pupils using 2D and 3D drawing packages including 2D Design, TinkerCAD and Autodesk.  DT works closely with the Computing department in regards to the teaching of robotics, electronics through Microbits, Rasberry Pi and Arduinos.  


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