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Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Teacher of Design and Technology

POST:                       Teacher of Design and Technology

Start Date:             September 2022

Contract:                Full Time

Pay Scale:               TMS/UPS – Not suitable for NQT’s or ECT’s

Aylesford School Warwick is a forward thinking and exciting educational environment.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to our students and our community.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Design & Technology Teacher from September 2022.  The successful applicant will be joining a team of committed professionals to teach Years 7-13. We are looking for a motivated, committed and passionate teacher who has experience in Product design and ideally Graphics.

Technology at key stage 3 is taught in mixed ability groups on a rotation with each module lasting 8-10 weeks; 4 lessons per fortnight.  Students will study a mixture of subjects during the academic year including D&T, food and nutrition, textiles and information technology. 

Design &Technology is an increasingly popular GCSE subject that our students choose. The subjects we currently offer at key stage 4 within the department are Product Design, Graphics, Food & Nutrition and Textiles.  We follow the OCR exam board at GCSE. Our Sixth Form students also have an opportunity to study Product Design at A Level where by we follow the Eduqas exam board.

D&T Facilities at Aylesford School

Aylesford is proactive in encouraging all students to have experience in developing their practical skills and the Technology curriculum ensures that students complete projects that they are proud of. The department is fully equipped with machines such as vacuum forming, Startrite bandsaws, wood and metal lathes, milling, dip-coating, various sanders, vibro-saws, drilling and comprehensive Flamefast heat-treatment etc.  A side room provides us with a machine room housing a circular saw and a planer/ thicknesser.

Aylesford also has an electronics room complete with computers, soldering equipment and 3D printers.  In addition to the specific D&T spaces there are two food technology rooms; a textiles room and ICT rooms which can be used for theory lessons. 

Two technicians support the D&T department; one technician is based in food technology and the other supports the D&T product design, graphics and electronics classes. 

Aylesford School prides itself in providing a supportive professional environment where high performing practitioners have ample opportunity to develop and grow.  If you are imaginative, inspirational and want to develop your career in our supportive and stimulating environment, please complete the application form available in the application pack.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 May 2022

The shortlisting will take place on Monday 16 May 2022

The Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place Thursday 19 May 2022

Please email complete application forms to hughes.s@aylesfordschool.org.uk or post to:-

Samantha Hughes, HR Officer & Headteacher's PA,  Aylesford School Warwick, Tapping Way, Warwick, CV34 6XR

Contact Samantha Hughes, HR Officer & Headteacher's PA for any queries on hughes.s@aylesfordschool.org.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs - candidates should download and complete the application form available.  Unfortunately this position is not suitable for NQT’s or ECT’s.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.