Head of Faculty - Design and Technology, Farnham, Surrey

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Weydon SchoolFarnham, Surrey

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Attractive - Weydon Teachers Pay Scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Weydon School is a large, ambitious and outstanding school in an unspoilt area of Surrey within easy reach of London. The Times has recently rated Weydon School 4th across the UK for 11-16 schools, and achievements in all subjects are exceptional.

Students are respectful and responsive, and are proud to uphold the strong values of the school. Colleagues and the leadership team are highly supportive and all staff benefit from our extensive CPD programme organised in conjunction with our teaching school.

In recent years, the school has made a huge investment in new buildings and facilities. The Design Technology Suite has a number of purpose-built workshops, including a large CAD room, a design classroom, a well-equipped textiles room and a fabulous newly-refurbished food room.

Design and Technology is taught and supported by a large team of well-qualified specialist teachers and dedicated technicians. The entire team successfully work together to create a challenging and broad programme of study at Key Stages 3 and 4 to cover all aspects of the DT curriculum.

We are looking for an exceptional Head of Faculty (0.8 or 1.0 FTE) to cover a period of maternity leave for one academic year, who can provide leadership and management of the Design and Technology faculty and also deliver 3D Design. 

How to find out more

Please contact Kate Cooke on 01252 725052 or via email kcooke@weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk if you have any questions about this role, or you would like to visit the school. 

For more information on Weydon School, please visit www.weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk 

Applications must be made on the Weydon application form, including your supporting statement, and sent to recruitment@weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk

Closing date: 10.00am on Monday, 20th May 2019. 

We reserve the right to close any vacancy earlier than the stated closing date should we receive sufficient applications; so please apply or get in touch without delay.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and an enhanced DBS check.


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More about Weydon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Weydon Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8UG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1252 725052
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Weydon is an outstanding school (Ofsted 2009) and it has a high academic success rate at both GCSE and Key Stage 3. We are consistently ranked in the top three of 11-16 comprehensives in the country, according to The Sunday Times Parent Power, with 8...