Design and Technology Teacher

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Date Posted:19 Jul 2019
£23720 - £35008 per annum

Design and Technology Teacher

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
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Tradewind is seeking a full-time Design and Technology teacher to start at our vibrant and successful academy in Hoddesdon from September and continue through to the end of the school year, with a permanent contract on the table for the right teacher. This school has seen rapid improvement over the last five years under the guidance of a capable and experienced Head, and works together with a number of other local schools in a co-operative educational trust, in order to provide a wider range of opportunities to their pupils.

This role will entail teaching Resistant Materials to all Key Stages, with the opportunity to offer another subject under the DT umbrella is desired. The school has a large and collaborative DT department, where you will be well-supported as a new member of staff, and Resistant Materials enjoys popularity among the students, with good uptake at GCSE and A-Level.

The school is seeking a teacher who will:
* Be an strong practitioner who will contribute to raising standards of teaching and learning within the department
* Model safe practice in the workshop and prioritise students' safety at all times
* Be committed to raising students' interest in DT and supporting them to develop a range of practical skills
* Work collaboratively as part of a long-standing and supportive staff team

This school is part of a local academy trust offering an excellent standard of CPD and training for new starters across their linked sites, and they pride themselves on a strong sense of community where staff, students and parents work together to support learning. The school offers outstanding facilities, having recently completed an £18m rebuild, offering students some of the best learning spaces in the country- this including a large sports centre with free usage for staff and a new Design and Technology Centre.

Located in East Herts and attracting the London Fringe bonus, the school is easily accessible from the M25 and has good public transport links to Hertford, Broxbourne and Cheshunt, as well as free onsite parking for staff.

In order to be considered for this Design and Technology Teacher position you will need:
* QTS status or equivalent (overseas teachers will be considered with appropriate NARIC certification)
* Enhanced DBS or Overseas Police Checks if necessary
* An updated CV, covering the last 10 years of employment, with 2 recent references
* A legal right to work in the UK (We are not able to offer sponsorship for this role)

Click Apply now to be considered for this opportunity to teach Design and Technology at this progressive Hertfordshire school or for more information about the role please call Danny on 01727236255 or email

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* We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
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