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Design and Technology Teacher (Engineering)

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with a school who are now seeking a Teacher of Design and Technology with the ability to teach engineering to join their team from September. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: Stanmore

Salary: MPS/UPS (outer London)

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start Date: September

They are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who is able to teach engineering and wants to join an excellent department. This post is suitable either for a teacher who is currently in training (ECT) or someone who would like to widen their experience. This post offers real opportunities for professional and career development.

It is an 11-18 mixed multi-ethnic comprehensive school of almost 1600 students, situated in the London Borough of Harrow. There are very high achievement levels and excellent facilities

They offer:

  • An exciting learning environment where challenging, innovative and engaging learning is at the core of all we do.
  • An award winning vibrant school which continues to achieve extremely high standards, both in Harrow and beyond.
  • A genuine and active pursuit of well-being for all members of our community.
  • Outstanding outcomes with a significantly positive Progress 8 score and zero NEETS.
  • Students who exhibit excellent behaviour for learning and a desire to acquire knowledge and improve themselves.
  • A supportive, enthusiastic and inspiring team within which to grow and develop.
  • An opportunity to develop your craft of teaching across three Key Stages

All students at KS3 follow a three-year programme on a carousel. As students' progress through Year 7 to 9 they are given the opportunity to focus on specific aspects of the subject such as Product Design, Food, Preparation and Nutrition, Engineering, Textiles and Graphics. However, at its core is creativity and imagination. To do this effectively, students are taught a broad range of subject knowledge and that draw upon additional disciplines such as Mathematics, Science, Computing and Art. Through a variety of creative and practical activities, students are taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making in all specialisms of Design and Technology.

At KS4, they offer students the opportunity to either choose GCSE Food, Preparation and Nutrition, GCSE Design & Technology or GCSE Engineering. They also offer the Vocational course in Engineering. At KS5 they offer A level Design and Technology through Product Design. The successful candidate would be expected to teach across the key stages from KS3 to KS4.

Their facilities offer students CAD/CAM access in the department, they have modern machinery and equipment throughout the department. All staff have access to their own laptops with wireless access. This is an exciting time for the department as we continue to develop our curriculum to enthuse and challenge our students appropriately.

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