Teacher of Resistant Materials, Islington

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Central Foundation Boys' SchoolIslington

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Resistant Materials teacher, a creative practitioner who will contribute to further developing a technology hub at our school. Central Foundation is located on the Old Street Silicon Roundabout and at the heart of the Tech City, which offers a range of amazing opportunities for our students. The post is open to both NQTs as well as more experienced teachers.
It is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and creative individual who is passionate about technology. The department is very well resourced. The Resistant Materials room is fully equipped with workshop machinery including wood and metal lathes. There are two part-time technicians working in the department.

Rated outstanding by Ofsted in February 2015, Central Foundation is one of the top performing schools in the country based on GCSE outcomes. In 2018, 81% of our Year 11 students achieved a good pass (Grade C/4 or above) in both English and Maths while 35% of Year 11 students achieved A/A* or grade 7, 8 or 9.

We are very ambitious in our aim to provide the best possible opportunities for our students. We set high standards for all professionals working at the school but we also provide a very strong net of support for both new and existing colleagues.

The behaviour of students is outstanding and the disciplined environment allows the teachers to focus on delivering great academic outcomes.

In terms of the Technology curriculum, we currently offer:

  • At KS5 – Product Design
  • At KS4 – Graphics, Resistant Materials and Food Technology
  • At KS3 – in Year 7, 8 and 9 Technology is delivered in a block rotation; the students work on termly projects.


Central Foundation is:

  • an outstanding school (Ofsted, February 2015)
  • a school that is situated in a vibrant multi-cultural environment next to the ‘silicon roundabout’ on the edge of the City of London
  • a school with excellent transport links.

Please download an application pack from TES website or contact the school on 0207 2533741 / e-mail obireka@cfbs.islington.sch.uk.

Applications should be sent to the school address FAO HR Manager or emailed to obireka@cfbs.islington.sch.uk.

Closing date: Monday 24th June, 9am

Interviews date: TBC

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check.

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More about Central Foundation Boys' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cowper Street, London, EC2A 4SH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 72533741