Teacher of Design & Technology, Camberely

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Collingwood CollegeCamberely

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent Remuneration
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

Collingwood College is looking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Design and Technology to join our well-resourced and friendly D&T team. This role will involve teaching a mix of KS3 and KS4 Classes across a range of D&T Topics. 

A TLR Responsibility payment may be available for suitably qualified and experienced candidates

The Department

We are a forward thinking & well-resourced department with access to 4 well equipped workshops, 2 dedicated IT suites, 5 3D printers, 2 Laser cutters, CNC Milling and most every type of traditional workshop machinery. 

D&T a very popular KS4 option subject, with around 170 pupils electing to take a D&T subject each year at KS4 and KS5  Currently we offer the new D&T GCSE with tailored routes in Resistant Materials or Graphics & Textiles, as well as GCSE Food & Nutrition and very popular level 2 courses in Engineering Manufacture and Smart Product Design with Electronics.  We also offer the D&T A-Level in Product Design. The department is passionate about D&T and raising the profile of STEM. We operates a successful Robot Wars club (with a recent TV appearance!) and  Green power Electric Race car team, currently ranked 7th out of 250 Teams Nationally. 

The Candidate

The college welcomes applications from NQTs and experienced teachers, with modern D&T skills and a specialist knowledge in Resistant materials and Engineering disciplines. Candidates with strong skills in 3D CAD software (Inventor/Solid works), experience in 3D printing, Laser cutting and CNC machining will be well suited to the role. Additionally, candidates with a basic knowledge of systems & control, programmable electronics and basic Electronics skills would also be desirable. 

A candidate with a passion for extracurricular commitments and working with young people outside the Department would also be highly desirable.

Why Work for us  

Collingwood provides a high level of support and professional development and can offer a positive, friendly and welcoming working environment. 

We also have an established and very successful supportive programme for Newly Qualified Teachers.   

The College 

Collingwood College is a High-Performing Specialist Academy for Technology and Applied Learning and a “Good School with Outstanding Leadership and Management” (OFSTED January 2017).  

Application Process  

Please note that, where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice or prior to the closing date. Candidates are therefore, encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible.  


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required.

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More about Collingwood College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kingston Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276 457600
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Based in Surrey, Collingwood College was created in 1971 to educate children between the ages of 11 and 18. It is a secondary, coeducational, academy converted school. It currently has around 1,797 students enrolled at the establishment. The Camberle...