Teacher of Design and Technology 0.8 FTE, Lambeth

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Streatham and Clapham High SchoolLambeth

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Product Design or Resistant Materials teacher to join a thriving and ambitious Design and Technology Department.

You will play a key role planning and teaching Design and Technology lessons across the 11-18 range and facilitating the highest levels of attainment through promoting high standards of teaching and learning.

You will also advise pupils and parents on progress, giving clear guidance for improvement and report regularly to the Head of Department about the teaching of the subject.

If you have excellent subject knowledge along with enthusiasm and the ability to inspire, excite and motivate pupils in this subject we would be delighted to hear from you.

The Department

The Department consists of two well-resourced DT rooms. The design studio is typically used for sketching, electronics, and prototyping and contains two 3-D printers. The Workshop has a range of resistant-materials equipment as well as the department’s A1-plus-size laser cutter.

You will be working with pupils who achieve excellent results in public examinations, with the pupils achieving far above national figures for A* and A grades at both levels.

The Post

The post commences on 1 September 2018 and there may be the possibility that the post could be full time. The successful candidate will, subject to departmental requirements, be expected to teach Design and Technology at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level. The post holder should be a specialist in Product Design or Resistant Materials. The post holder is responsible to the Head of Design and Technology.

About Streatham & Clapham High School

Streatham & Clapham High School is a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place in which to work. The School is characterised by a warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere. New colleagues are supported through a personalised induction programme.

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free life assurance benefit

· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

· A Cycle to Work scheme

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

The closing date is noon on Monday 21 May 2018.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Streatham and Clapham High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job location

More about Streatham and Clapham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior and Sixth Form, 42 Abbotswood Road, Streatham, London, SW16 1AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86778400
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