Design and Technology Teacher 30k to 35k 1 year's Maternity Contract
A well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of DT is required to join this well-resourced and dynamic department for up to 12 months' maternity cover.
The successful applicant will be able to teach a diverse DT syllabus, including teaching Resistant Materials up to GCSE.
Strong theoretical and practical competence in all areas of Design Technology is essential.
Experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome to apply.
The Design and Technology Department, along with the Art rooms are extremely well organised, resourced and very well equipped for all their needs. These impressive facilities allow students to manufacture products in a range of materials. There are four dedicated workshops, 24 computers in their display gallery. This provides them with an excellent display area for the students work. Their CAD/CAM facilities are very well established and they are lucky enough to have a range of CAM machines, including 3 Laser cams and 3D printing options.
Their Technology Club is very well established, popular, and successful. The students work on a range of projects and they have won numerous competitions over the years
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach GCSE Resistant Materials including years 10 and 11.
- Teach students from year 7 to year 9 all areas of the Design and Technology syllabus.
- Deliver the schemes of work to the lower school (years 7 to 9) and help to develop and review its content.
- Help to review and develop the lower school projects, worksheets, and homework handouts.
- Develop an extracurricular programme that encourages competitions and challenges.
- Organise the student work for our dedicated gallery display area.
- Marking, reporting and assessment of all students work on a continual basis.
Other duties and responsibilities:
- Planning, Expectations, and Targets Teachers should:
- Set challenging teaching and learning objectives based on knowledge of the pupils, their past/current achievement, the expected standards for pupils of the relevant ages, the range/content of work relevant to pupils.
- Use these objectives to plan lessons and sequences of lessons in advance, showing how they will assess pupils' learning, differentiating between pupils' varying needs.
- Select and prepare resources, including ICT, and plan for their safe and effective organisation.
- Work with Department colleagues to develop Schemes of Work, teaching methodologies and resources.
- Use out of school visits, fieldwork, trips, co-curricular activities, fieldwork speakers/groups to enhance pupils learning.