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Teacher of Design and Technology in Keighley, £30,000 - £46,525, September 2024 Start.

South Craven School, Holme Lane, Cross Hills, Keighley, BD20 7RL
Teacher of Design & Technology
Permanent, Full Time

South Craven School, supported by South Craven Academy Trust since May 2011, is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated in a semi-rural location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with easy access to Leeds, Bradford and Greater Manchester.
South Craven achieves strong results at both GCSE and A level and has an excellent vocational programme.

Learning is placed firmly at the heart of the South Craven School community. Our main priority is to ensure our students have the best opportunities for success and the highest possible aspirations for the future. We are very proud of our excellent reputation in our local community, recognising our responsibility to provide young people with the skills and qualities to respond to the challenges of a fast-changing world.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Design & Technology faculty for an inspiring, enthusiastic and talented teacher to join the team as a Teacher of Design & Technology. The department offers two very popular programmes: Design and Technology GCSE and Level A and Engineering at Level 2 and Level 3. The faculty is very proud of its extensive workshop and machining facilities, which have recently been refitted and updated. These are used to develop a diverse range of skills for our students. Staff development and continuous curriculum development is at the heart of the faculty. The successful candidate will join the team in September 2024 and the role offers excellent opportunities for either an ECT or an experienced teacher.

The main duties and responsibilities of this post include:

  • Deliver engaging Design and Technology and Engineering lessons up to GCSE Level 2. An ability to deliver up to A Level / Level 3 would be an advantage.

  • Use ICT to enhance the teaching of Design and Technology with experience using CAD CAM and CNC machinery.

  • Make a valuable contribution to planning, tracking and assessment.

  • Be involved in the faculty’s broad and varied extracurricular program.

  • Inspire student engagement and develop a passion for the subject.

    The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent subject knowledge and pedagogy.

  • The ability to inspire success within Design and Technology.

  • Strong practical and design skills.

  • The ability to forge strong working relationships, working well as part of a successful Design and Technology team.

  • Successfully plan and deliver well-resourced design and technology lessons.

  • Active engagement with CPD.

  • A willingness to extend our current extracurricular programme.

    To hear more about this exciting vacancy, please contact Liz Creasey Business Director on:
    T: 07523919597 E:

    To apply-in the first instance, please send your letter of application together with an up-to-date CV to Liz Creasey for the attention of the Headteacher.

    The closing date for applications to be returned is Friday 21 June 2024, with interviews to be confirmed.

    South Craven School is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity.
    We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.
    We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment.
    We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    This post is subject to satisfactory reference and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.
    An online search may be undertaken for shortlisted candidates as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain.
    Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.