Lead Teacher for Design and Technology, Barnet

Closing date:

Whitefield SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS and TLR 3C £2,683
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Design & Technology Lead 

Scale- MPS/UPS

TLR 3C £2,683 (2 year fixed term)

“Live, Learn, Aspire, Achieve”

“School leaders, governors and staff have created a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where pupils thrive”

“The behaviour of pupils is outstanding”

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”

“Diversity at this harmonious school is celebrated and respected”         (Ofsted 2017)

Are you a talented and innovative practitioner who teaches creative and inspiring lessons for students of all abilities? Are you passionate about Design and Technology? Do you want to work in a school committed to career progression? If so, why not join us? 

This new role provides an exciting career opportunity to lead specialist, highly committed and enthusiastic staff towards increased excellence. We are seeking a talented, innovative practitioner with a passion for Design and Technology and who can teach is at KS3, KS4 and KS5, to better prepare students for further education and employment. 

Design and Technology is a successful and popular subject within the school, attracting consistently high student numbers at KS4. The department is well resourced in a dedicated separate block containing 5 specialist Design and Technology classrooms. There are technicians who support in lessons as well as managing and preparing resources. Student work is showcased at the end of the year in an exhibition, which is open to the public. We are looking for a passionate leader to thrive in our creative environment by leading on annual set design projects and other whole school projects.

The successful candidate will be asked to provide professional leadership and management of the subject area to secure quality first teaching and will be accountable for student outcomes and the improved progress of all students.

Whitefield is a rapidly improving school. Our examination results continue to rise year on year. But we still have ambitious plans for the future.  The successful candidate will have access to Continuous Professional Development through our comprehensive internal and external CPD programme. The school also offers a range of benefits to all employees through our pro-active staff Well-being Team. 

Please use the TES online application form to apply for this vacancy. For further information on our exciting school, please visit our website (www.whitefield.barnet.sch.uk) or better still come for a visit.

Closing Date: noon on Friday 05thJuly 2019 (Please note - we reserve the right to close this post early)

Interview: Wednesday 10th July 2019

Start date: January 2020 (or earlier if possible)

For enquiries, please contact Christina McGhan, Human Resources Officer. Tel: 020 8455 4114, Email: cmg@whitefield.barnet.sch.uk

Whitefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. 

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application on this occasion



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claremont Road, Cricklewood, London, NW2 1TR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8455 4114
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