Subject Leader for Design Technology, Kent

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The North SchoolKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (dependent on experience) plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The North School aims to provide an outstanding education for all our students and we are looking for an excellent practitioner, committed to making a difference to our students and to lead this key department which includes both Design Technology and Food Technology.  This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to make a significant contribution to the team and help shape and build on our vision and our ethos.

 This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to make a sustained and substantial contribution to the growth and development of the school.  The role offers the successful candidate a challenge that will be both rewarding and fulfilling and will support you to achieve your own personal career goals and aspirations.

 We are seeking an individual who is a self-motivated, who can take the design technology department and drive it forward. The design technology department is well resourced with a range of CAD/CAM software and resources as well as traditional plastic, metal and woodworking machinery. Results have improved year on year giving the candidate a fantastic springboard to further develop the profile of the subject.

 We are looking for someone who has the drive, energy and enthusiasm to work with our existing team to further build on the progress already made.  The ability to teach design technology up to GCSE is essential.


If you would like to, we welcome you to come and meet out students and staff in the department, including an informal discussion with the current Subject Leader.  Please contact Jo Manning, Personnel/Recruitment Manager to arrange an appointment ( 


The North School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The North School is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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More about The North School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Essella Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1233 614600
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