Teacher of Design & Technology (0.7FTE), Royal Wootton Bassett

Closing date:Expiring soon

Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


TEACHER OF Design & Technology – 0.7 from September

From September 2018, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy needs an outstanding, motivated and dedicated teacher of Design Technology, to join our vibrant, innovative and forward thinking Design & Technology department with excellent results. 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching across all subject areas in KS3, including Engineering, Food, Textiles, Graphic Communication and 3D Design. Experience of teaching Design & Technology at KS4 or KS5 would be an advantage, in particular, the EDEXCEL BTec Level 2 and Level 3 Engineering course, and/or AQA GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition. Contribution to our extra-curricular programme would be expected, as would the continued reflection and development of your own innovative pedagogy. The popularity of each of these subjects is exceptionally strong, and this demonstrates our drive to provide a 5 year programme of study for all types of learner within the faculty.

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a very successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,762 students on roll including 322 students in our very popular and successful Sixth Form. Royal Wootton Bassett has appeared in The Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”. As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding and this appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the Academy proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, confirmation of your professional qualifications and confirmation of your QTS status.

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website www.rwba.org.uk or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at slazenby@rwba.org.uk.

Closing Date – 23rd March 2018

Interviews  - Week commencing 26th March 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD

Employers Information – 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Org Type: Mainstream

Phase: Secondary

Funding Status: State – Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11-18

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More about Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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