Teacher of Design Technology/Engineering, Hampton, Richmond Upon Thames, Middlesex

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Hampton SchoolHampton, Richmond Upon Thames, Middlesex

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




An enthusiastic, well-qualified Teacher of Design Technology/Engineering is required to teach Design Technology up to GCSE, with the possibility of teaching Design Engineering to A Level and Computer Science to GCSE. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly innovative and forward-thinking department, which is seeking to redefine the role of Design Technology as part of the route to studying Engineering and other technical subjects at University.  

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work with a wide variety of materials to a high level, have a clear focus on modern manufacturing processes using CAD/CAM, as well as on programmable electronics.  Outside the classroom, the Department helps run a variety of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. We have a DT club, a robotics club, a model aviation club, and we have a team entering the prestigious Shell Eco-Marathon competition.  The School is also rated 'exceptional' from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for pupils’ achievements and learning.  

Hampton is one of the country’s foremost independent schools and has an extensive and thriving co-curricular programme to which a contribution will be expected. The post would suit a well-qualified graduate or an experienced teacher and Hampton has its own generous salary scale. NQTs are provided with an appropriate programme of induction leading to QTS, valid across both sectors.  

The closing date for applications is Monday 4 December 2017 at 9am.  

The School reserves the right to commence or complete the interview process at any time prior to the closing date.  Further details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the Hampton School website www.hamptonschool.org.uk.  Application forms to be sent to recruitment@hamptonschool.org.uk.  

Hampton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the DBS. Hampton School is a Registered Charity No 1120005. Company No 06264434.

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More about Hampton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hanworth Road, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 3HD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8979 5526
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Hampton is one of the country’s foremost independent schools for boys and for nearly 460 years, has been helping boys to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.  We are delighted that our examination results and university entrance...