Teacher of Technology, Bath and North East Somerset

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Writhlington SchoolBath and North East Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

‘A school where leaders and teachers have created a positive learning environment which makes a strong contribution to pupils’ confidence and enjoyment of school – Pupils’ personal development is enhanced by the extensive programme of extra-curricular opportunities available to them’ – Ofsted

Teacher of Technology

Required from September 2018


Are you an inspirational, dedicated teacher who is committed to raising expectations of what young people can achieve?  

Do you want to work in an industry standard environment alongside staff and employers to develop young people into the Technologists and Engineers of the future?​

Do you plan well, track progress, provide and respond to constructive feedback?

You will be teaching Design and Technology and Engineering across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 as part of  our passionate and committed Technology team​ that is a cornerstone of our Specialist School.​ 

In Mendip Studio School,we are really privileged to have a state of the art building.  It has  specialist rooms and workshops which were designed and resourced in collaboration with our industry supporters including The James Dyson Foundation, allowing students to access a wide range of specialist industry standard equipment and CAD/CAM/3D Printers, technical support is provided by well qualified and experienced Technicians.  All students and teachers have their own iPad for use in school and at home to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

Dragonfly Multi Academy Trust (MAT) incorporates Mendip Studio School, Writhlington School, a Sixth Form and Peasedown St John Primary School. With the exception of the Primary School, all are located on a large modern campus that benefits from exceptional media facilities, a 400-seat theatre and a Community Sports Centre.

The teaching, leadership and pastoral support across the schools means that our students get the benefit of the shared facilities and curriculum opportunities. Mendip Studio School has recently received a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted. The inspection outcome is a testament to the hard work, talent and commitment of all staff across the campus.

New staff ideas are encouraged and there are endless opportunities to lead and to contribute to its wide range of extra-curricular activities:  our Research & Development sessions, every Thursday after school, with our industry partners,  a large Combined Cadet Force, international links with China, Tanzania & Rwanda that support the 14-19 curriculum and an internationally recognised orchid project.

If you would like to work in a collaborative, forward-thinking and supportive school environment, apply by 9am Monday 21st May

Interviews will be held week commencing 21st May 2018.

Download a full job description and application form at:


Tel:  01761 433581 

Writhlington School, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock, Bath BA3 3NQ

Dragonfly Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS with a check against the Barred list is required for the successful candidate. 

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More about Writhlington School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knobsbury Lane, Writhlington, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, BA3 3NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1761 433581
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