Teacher of Technology, Durham

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Wellfield Community SchoolDurham
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an outstanding teacher with a commitment to academic excellence and helping every child succeed. This person will support the Subject Leader in curriculum development to ensure Wellfield’s vision of high standards and academic achievement is upheld. An ability to teach Construction and Engineering would be beneficial. This post would suit a newly qualified teacher.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be a committed team player with a track record of supporting pupils to make exceptional progress
  • demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the school and its students can achieve
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

Wellfield was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in March 2014.

An £8.5million refurbishment was completed in the summer of 2014, resulting in an excellent learning environment offering state of the art facilities. Situated only 8 miles to the east of Durham City the school is well located for access to the A19 and A1(M). It is also within comfortable driving distance of affordable housing and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

The school is committed to the professional development of all colleagues and holds the Investor in People Status.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Further details and application forms are available via the school website (www.wellfieldschool.net) or from Mrs L Willis at the school (l.willis@wellfieldschool.net) If you would like an informal chat about the position please contact Linda Rodham, Headteacher.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Degree or BEd. in a technology based subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status

Closing date: 18th May 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews will take place on Friday 25th May.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment cannot be progressed without this declaration.



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Address: North Road East, Wingate, County Durham, TS28 5AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1429 838413