Teacher of Design & Engineering, Wimbledon Common

Closing date:Expiring soon

King's College SchoolWimbledon Common

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits & facilities
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a teacher of Design and Engineering to inspire pupils from Year 6 through to those applying to university. You will be passionate, creative and flexible in your approach and keen to teach a range of disciplines across the broad age range.

You would be involved in the development of new and exciting curriculum projects as well as being enthusiastic about leading pupils in creative clubs, projects and competitions as part of our exciting and wide-ranging extra-curricular programme, which includes: Formula 24 Electric Car Challenge; Airgeneers drone club; community projects, engineering clubs and societies, as well as support for The Arkwright Scholarship.

King’s is one of the most successful schools in the world, with outstanding academic results, first-class pastoral care and a vibrant co-curriculum. Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

The Design and Engineering department at King's is housed in its own block alongside art and consists of three fully equipped workshops, a multimedia room with IT facilities, a staff office, a faculty break area and the technician’s preparation room. We are committed as a team to upgrading and enhancing the facilities to keep pace with the changing technological world, with students having regular access to both our 3D printing and laser cutting facilities, as well as programming platforms such as Arduino.

We would welcome applications from motivated design or engineering graduates who are new to teaching, as well as from qualified teachers. We are keen to support your continued professional development, both in terms of developing your knowledge of specific areas within the discipline and, more broadly, in terms of your individual classroom practice.

Details of the post can be found on our website: www.kcs.org.uk   

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 25th April 2019 

King's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.



More about King's College School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Southside, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 4TT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8255 5300
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King’s College School is an independent day school for boys aged 7-18 and girls aged 16-18. Altogether, there are 975 boys and girls in the senior school between the ages of 11 and 18. There are over 160 staff in the two common rooms and 130 non-teac...