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.
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 post will appeal to recently qualified or 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.
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).
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.
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