Teacher of Design & Technology, Barnet

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Compton SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you want to work in a school which will provide you with outstanding training and professional development?

If so, we are looking to appoint an exceptional, ambitious and committed teacher to join our highly successful school. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an exceptional department and for you to develop your teaching skills’, whilst working in an inspirational school setting. The Design & Technology department is well resourced with rooms set up with specialist equipment. Students work in a purposeful and dynamic atmosphere where problem solving skills are developed and encouraged across all key stages 3-5. The department also embraces the opportunity to enrich students through extracurricular activities and after school clubs. 

Why work at The Compton School? 

• You will be joining a highly successful school with a national profile of excellence in teaching and learning, teacher training and student outcomes 

• We will provide you with exceptional training through our induction programme 

• All teachers can access professional development opportunities tailored for their level of career development including fully supplemented NPQML and NPQSL

• The Compton School is now a MAT and this will bring exciting career opportunities in the future in Middle and Senior Leadership 

Who are we? 

We are a massively oversubscribed mixed multi-ethnic school that has had four outstanding OFSTED inspections in succession, most recently in January 2018. Students at the Compton make exceptional progress - our results routinely put the school within the top 2% of schools nationally for progress.

At The Compton we understand that our brilliant teachers make a difference to the life chances of our students every day by helping them to secure outstanding outcomes. We always strive to appoint the very best teachers and once in post, we provide a work place environment that ensures their needs are fully met now and in the future.

The successful candidate should have demonstrable experience of leading others to deliver successful outcomes. Applications are welcomed from experienced high quality practitioners with proven departmental leadership experience, or aspiring leaders with ambition and drive to achieve in a new environment. If you have the vision and skills to deliver a successful team, alongside quality teaching and learning, we would be keen to hear from you.


Please download our application form, a job description and person specification from our website www.thecompton.org.uk or telephone 020 8368 1783 for details of the post. Completed applications forms to be emailed to vacancies@thecompton.org.uk

The closing date is Wednesday 8th April 2020

More about The Compton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Summers Lane, Barnet, London, N12 0QG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 83681783
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Situated in Barnet, London, The Compton School is a secondary which educates students aged between 11 and 18. It is a non-denominational establishment. 


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