Design Technology Teacher

Great Baddow High School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC4390-211S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers main or upper pay range
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/06/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Teacher of Design & Technology

Required September 2019 or January 2020

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Are you passionate about your subject and about how to engage young people so they achieve their very best? Are you ambitious and do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in Design and Technology?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher or NQT to join our highly committed, hardworking Design and Technology department. The successful candidate should be DATA accredited for Health and Safety (or capable of undertaking the training). You will be expected to teach across the age and ability range within the school. Staff morale is high at our school; we have an excellent induction programme and a commitment to professional development for all staff. All teaching staff are provided with a laptop.

The successful candidate will be expected to have experience in at least two of the following areas:

Metals
Polymers
Timbers
Design Engineering
Fabrics & Fibres
GCSE Design & Technology
A Level Product Design

Our Design and Technology department is well resourced, all students have access to CAD/CAM facilities and it is embedded at KS3. You will have access to a range of exciting activities including STEM. The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for Design and Technology to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in this department.

Our oversubscribed school achieved a 'GOOD' rating in its Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and we have a commitment to supporting students in developing as well-rounded individuals as well as achieving their academic potential.

Great Baddow High School is very well thought of locally. Our motto, which translates as 'always striving for higher things' encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged particularly during the working day in order to view our students and teachers working together in well-equipped, specialist workshops, using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply by downloading the application form or alternatively contact Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email on snd@gbhs.co.uk please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 5 June 2019

Information about the School

Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation.

Our curriculum is broad and varied and provides opportunities for all learners to achieve; we pride ourselves on balancing modern approaches and technologies with traditional values.

A large proportion of our students stay on to join the sixth form and are joined by students from elsewhere. We have a very good sixth form centre and our sixth formers make a valuable contribution to the life of the school.

Great Baddow High School is a specialist science and sports college and is a centre of excellence for the region. Our students benefit from a vast number of enrichment opportunities in many other areas.

Our motto, always striving for higher things, encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Yvette DeFeo
Duffield Road
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9RZ
Telephone: 01245 265821
Email: yd@gbhs.co.uk

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