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Head of Design Technology

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  • Sector:

    Secondary Teaching

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £34247 - £52463 per annum + TLR 2c (£7,013)

  • Contact:

    Stuart Dennis

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

An 'Outstanding' mixed, top performing comprehensive School in the heart of North West London is looking for a hard working, fully qualified and resourceful Head of Design Technology to start in September 2024.

Head of Design Technology - Hillingdon

** Head of Design Technology
** North West London, Hillingdon
** Key Stages 3 - 5
** 'Outstanding' Grade 1 Ofsted School
** Full time permanent position
** £34,247 - £52,463 plus TLR 2c (£7,013)
** Excellent Senior Leadership Team
** Very capable students that need little behaviour management


The school is based in a leafy and friendly area in North West London and was rated as "Outstanding" by OFSTED in its most recent inspection. This large Secondary School prides itself on an excellent all round education that its students leave with, many of whom go on to Russell Group Universities and skilled vocational employment. They have strong relationships with the local community and parents/carers of the student body.

They are dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence, and to the full richness of learning. They provide a high-achieving, aspirational environment and high quality teaching staff deploy the best in educational practice to ensure the students reach the highest levels of academic attainment. They are relentlessly ambitious for their success, tirelessly seeking to inspire them to outstanding results.

The School is heavily oversubscribed and successful, providing high-quality education to students from the age of 11 to 19. They are a very special and unique learning environment and take students from over 40 primary schools because of their reputation for providing a well-rounded and exciting education.

They benefit from a spacious school site with ample facilities and well thought out classrooms. They boast fantastic open plan spaces that are conducive for positive learning. Staff continually comment that the way the school supports both its staff and student body is rewarded by a harmonious and uplifting work environment.

  • "Outstanding" OFSTED report.
  • 68% A* - B at A Level
  • 27% of learners at GCSE achieved grades 9 -7 (including A* and A) for all subjects
  • Fantastic facilities
  • Friendly staff and good working environment
  • Head of Design Technology

THE ROLE - Head of Design Technology

Are you passionate about teaching and leading Design & Technology in an innovative and forward thinking school as the Head of Design Technology? The School are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head of Design Technology in a well-established department. Someone with a real passion for their subject who will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum which enables all students to reach their potential.

The School genuinely invest and develop their staff because they believe exceptional teachers transform students' lives!

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to lead, manage, develop and be accountable for the department and curriculum in KS3, KS4 & KS5
  • Deliver effective and high quality learning experiences to all of their students with a collaborative approach to teaching and learning
  • Be an experienced teacher who is influential and committed to getting the best outcomes for the students in their school
  • Be committed to equal opportunities for all and to the safeguarding and welfare of young people

Why work for this School?

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • You'll be working in an OFSTED rated 'Outstanding' school
  • Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

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