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Teacher Of Design & Technology - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-109T
  • Posted:10/03/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:13/04/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:w/c 20th April 2020

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Design & Technology Teacher

MPS/UPS (Plus London Fringe Allowance)

September 2020 start.

 

We are seeking to appoint a teacher of Design and Technology to join our busy department from September 2020. If you have a passion for your subject, strong organisational skills and the enthusiasm and drive to inspire every student you teach, we are keen to hear from you!

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Design or an Engineering related subject and will be keen to share their expertise. We seek a colleague who can create innovative and exciting lessons, motivate students to secure outstanding examination outcomes and engender a love for this area of the curriculum. The post is full-time and applications are invited from NQTs and experienced teachers.

We have a specialism in Engineering and are proud of the extensive links we have with Industry, Universities and Apprenticeships.

You will be joining a department which offers DT related courses up to A Level, in a school which highly values creativity. All KS3 students develop their skills in Designing and Making, through a range of projects. KS4 students cover DT Electromechanical Systems and Level 2 Designing the Built Environment (EDUQAS).

As KS5 we offer A levels in Design Technology and Level 3 Professional Construction Practice (EDUQAS). The successful candidate will need to learn how to deliver these courses but full training and support will be given where required.

We can offer you:

  • strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career
  • As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available
  • Free parking, use of school gym, staff social events
  • Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities
  • Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, including visits to New York, Spain, Winter Sports in the USA etc. 

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

A collaborative approach to improving outcomes for all is a characteristic of Endeavour MAT staff. We can offer you a dynamic and supportive environment in a thriving and forward looking Trust.

Deadline for applications is: Midnight Monday 13th April 2020, with interviews to take place w/c 20th April 2020   Application forms are available on our website under Vacancies and should be returned to recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk. Informal visits are welcome, please contact Mrs Owen, Headteacher’s PA – jowen@wgsb.co.uk .

This school 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 check will be required for the successful candidate.

 

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The school's senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the school's governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a five form entry and a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 936 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Owen
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322 223090
  • Email: jowen@wgsb.co.uk

Fax: 01322 289920

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.