Teacher of Design & Technology, West Sussex

Closing date:

The Weald Community School and Sixth FormWest Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, talented, committed and inspiring Teacher of Design & Technology to join the department from September 2020, on a full time, permanent basis. This position is suitable for NQT and those returning to teaching.

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. Ofsted judged the school “Outstanding in all areas”. Our three-year rolling average Progress 8 results places us in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and hard-working teacher who meets the criteria below:

  • A well-qualified (with Qualified Teacher Status) and enthusiastic teacher of technology who can inspire and engage young people
  • A passion for designing and making, and the ability to teach technology at KS3 and KS4 - including Product Design 
  • The ability to teach Product Design to A level advantageous
  • The ability to motivate students and achieve excellent results 
  • Excellent organisational and IT skills
  • The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A passion for excellence and for the subject
  • A willingness to be a form tutor, including the delivery of PSHE.


We offer you:

  • A positive and innovative learning culture supported by staff, parents and governors
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and behave well in lessons and around the school
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff who are committed to raising student achievement even further.


If you relish the opportunity of working with highly motivated students in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, The Weald School would welcome your application. We also welcome visits to the school from interested candidates. Please contact Yvonne Clements, Headteacher’s PA (yclements@theweald.org.uk), if you would like to arrange a visit.

An application pack may be downloaded from our website www.theweald.org.uk Please note that an application form must be completed for this post and should be returned to jobs@theweald.org.uk

Closing date: 10am, Tuesday 31 March 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.



More about The Weald Community School and Sixth Form
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1403 787200
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