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Design Technology Teacher

Job Description

GCSE Level Design Technology Teacher

Position: GCSE Level Design Technology Teacher
School: Prestigious Prep School for Girls
Location: High Wycombe, UK
Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive, based on experience

About Us

We represent a leading prep school for girls, renowned for their commitment to academic excellence, holistic development, and innovative teaching approaches. They pride themselves on providing a nurturing environment where every pupil is encouraged to reach their full potential.

Role Overview

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Design Technology Teacher to join the dynamic team. The ideal candidate will inspire and engage pupils, fostering a love for design and technology while preparing them for their GCSE exams. This role requires an individual who is enthusiastic about shaping the future of young learners and committed to maintaining high educational standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver high-quality Design Technology lessons to GCSE pupils.
  • Develop and implement engaging and innovative lesson plans that cater to a range of learning styles and abilities.
  • Assess, monitor, and report on pupil progress, providing constructive feedback to support their development.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages creativity and critical thinking.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the curriculum and contribute to extra-curricular activities related to design and technology.
  • Stay current with educational best practices and advancements in the field of design technology.
  • Ensure compliance with school policies and procedures, including health and safety regulations in the workshop.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, with a specialization in Design Technology.
  • Proven experience teaching Design Technology at the GCSE level.
  • Strong subject knowledge and a passion for design and technology.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire pupils of varying abilities.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and a willingness to contribute to the broader school community.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a supportive and forward-thinking educational community.
  • Work in a well-resourced environment with state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A vibrant school culture with a focus on holistic education and pupil well-being.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and a cover letter detailing their experience and suitability for the role Please include "GCSE Design Technology Teacher Application" in the subject line.

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If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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