Teacher of DT, Camden

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South Hampstead High SchoolCamden

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced or newly qualified DT Teacher to play a key role in a busy and successful DT Department, where results are outstanding, students are high achievers and facilities are excellent. 

You will teach Resistant Materials and Graphic Products to Years 7-13, developing the creativity and technological knowledge of the students by encouraging an enquiring and independent approach to problem-solving through designing and making.  

You will be teaching girls who enjoy pushing their skills to a higher level and who have consistently won awards in prestigious events both local and national, such as Young Inventors of the Year, the Audi Young Designer of the Year, the Young Designer of the Year and the Young Engineer of Britain competitions.

You will be a passionate DT Teacher who is highly motivated and well qualified, preferably with a H&S DT certification in order to use all the workshop equipment, as well as being able to offer competent ICT skills. Training can be organised for the above H&S certificate if required. 

If you are a qualified teacher, with a proven track record and a passion for teaching DT we would be delighted to hear from you.

About the School

“When I first stepped through the doors here, I knew that it was a very special place to be; the wonderful atmosphere, dedicated staff and energetic girls, who are such a pleasure to teach.” 

— South Hampstead Teacher

Working at South Hampstead is stimulating, challenging and fun. Pupils are intelligent and inquisitive, energetic and engaging. We offer competitive salaries, generous employee benefits and a warm, supportive environment. There is a strong emphasis on Continuous Professional Development and on supporting teachers to engage with leading education research.

The School is part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools. We 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

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment

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

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Applications should be addressed to Mrs Bingham, Headmistress, South Hampstead High School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SS or by email to l.cripps@shhs.gdst.net 

Closing date: Friday 28th June 2019.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



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More about South Hampstead High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SS, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 7435 2899
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South Hampstead High School provides an excellent academic education, fostering individuality, creativity, intellectual rigour and enthusiasm.

In school, out of school and when they leave school, we want pupils to have the courage to make a difference...