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Design Technology Teacher

Teaching Personnel

£30,000 - 46,525 per year


Permanent | Full Time



Design Technology Teacher Vacancy

Location: Levenshulme
Agency: Teaching Personnel
School: Ofsted Good, Diverse Secondary School
Position: Full-Time, Starting in September
Salary: £30,000 - £46,525 (in line with PayScale)


Teaching Personnel is seeking a dedicated and innovative Design Technology Teacher for a full-time position at an Ofsted Good, diverse secondary school in Levenshulme. This role begins in September and spans the entire academic year, with the potential for the position to become permanent based on performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Curriculum Delivery: Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging and effective Design Technology lessons that align with national curriculum standards, catering to the diverse learning needs of students.
  • Practical Skills Development: Guide students in hands-on projects, ensuring they gain practical skills in various areas of Design Technology, including product design, resistant materials, textiles, and graphics.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Regularly assess and monitor students' progress through a variety of assessment methods, providing constructive feedback to support their academic and practical development.
  • Classroom Management: Establish and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment, ensuring all students are actively engaged and adhere to the school's behavioral expectations.
  • Resource Development: Develop and utilize a range of teaching resources and tools, including modern technology and traditional methods, to enhance the learning experience.
  • Safety and Compliance: Ensure all practical activities and use of equipment adhere to health and safety regulations, maintaining a safe learning environment for all students.
  • Professional Development: Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities, staying current with advancements in Design Technology education and pedagogical best practices.
  • Extracurricular Involvement: Contribute to the school community by participating in Design Technology-related extracurricular activities, clubs, or events, fostering a deeper interest in the subject among students.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification with a specialization in Design Technology.
  • Proven experience in teaching Design Technology at the secondary school level, with a strong understanding of the national curriculum and assessment standards.
  • Passion for Design Technology education and a commitment to inspiring students through innovative and engaging teaching methods.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a diverse and dynamic classroom environment.
  • Dedication to continuous professional growth and a willingness to contribute to the wider school community.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to work in a well-regarded, diverse secondary school with a supportive and collaborative teaching environment.
  • Competitive salary in line with PayScale (£30,000 - £46,525).
  • Potential for the role to be made permanent based on performance.
  • Access to professional development and training opportunities through Teaching Personnel.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact on students' educational journeys and foster a love for Design Technology.

How to Apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and passion for teaching Design Technology. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early submission is encouraged.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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