Teacher of DT, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:

The Tiffin Girls' SchoolKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPR (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of DT, who has the knowledge and love of their subject to inspire students, in a school where a ‘Love of Learning’ is evident in every student interaction.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a department where creativity merges with design and engineering to stunning effect. This post would suit someone able to teach Graphic Products and Resistant Materials to KS4 and all areas at KS3. The school actively promotes a strong tradition of exhibiting students’ work across a range of well attended and popular events. The dedicated work of the DT department and enthusiasm for the subject has resulted in two Sixth Form students receiving Arkwright Scholarships.

This post would suit a well-qualified new entrant to the profession, or someone who wants to broaden his/her experiences in a high achieving context.

Candidates suitable for the role will:

  • be able to teach Graphic Products and Resistant Materials to KS4
  • be at an advantage if they can teach Electronics, Textiles & Food Technology to KS3
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • be able to stretch and challenge able students to achieve highly
  • have the ability to communicate effectively with all staff, students and parents


We can offer: 

  • the opportunity to join a highly successful DT department with a wide range of experience and expertise 
  • a stimulating and creative environment that has the opportunity to develop links with STEAM projects 
  • the support of a dedicated technician 
  • a CPD provision tailored to your needs focusing on areas of research and development
  • a supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported
  • a two week October half term
  • numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)


The Tiffin Girls’ School is ideally situated just fifteen minutes’ walk from Kingston upon Thames town centre and mainline station (Zone 6). For further information about our school please see our web site on www.tiffingirls.org 

Please apply using the downloadable application form on this page or available on our website or from the school office.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 20 May 2019

Interview date: ASAP

The Tiffin Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and support this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to both a full employment history and child protection check, and will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (criminal record) check.



More about The Tiffin Girls' School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5PL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8546 0773
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