Design Technology Teacher

Tonbridge, Kent
Date Posted: 26 Feb 2024
  1. Design & Technology
£153.84 - £211.96 per day
  1. Long-term

Design Technology Teacher

Tonbridge, Kent
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Are you passionate about shaping the future through Design and Technology education? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where mutual respect and tenacity drive success? If so, Tradewind Recruitment have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are working with a highly respected Secondary school with an OFSTED Good rating who are seeking a dedicated and innovative Design Technology Teacher to join their faculty. Located in Tonbridge, the school prides itself on fostering a supportive community where students and staff alike can flourish. The role is full time to begin immediately (pending clearance) and will end at the end of the academic year.

As a Design Technology Teacher, you will play a crucial role in inspiring and educating their students in areas including Resistant Materials, Engineering, Electronics, Product Design, Textiles, and Graphics. Their ethos revolves around collaboration, encouraging both students and staff to work together to achieve excellence, values of respect, and tenacity in all aspects of school life, ensuring that every individual feels valued and supported on their educational journey.

Whether you're an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge or an ECT eager to kick-start your career, we welcome applicants who share our commitment to excellence and our values of collaboration, tenacity, and respect.

Key Responsibilities - Design Technology Teacher:

  • Plan, deliver, and mark the Design Technology curriculum to KS3/4 level
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Foster a positive & safe learning environment
  • Effectively manage classroom & individual behaviour management in line with school policies
  • Liaise with colleagues and parents to ensure a high standard of support for all pupils


To be considered for this role, we will require the following:

  • Have UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or an alternative, equivalent qualification
  • Own or be willing to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure on the Update Service, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
  • Legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment:

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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