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Design and Technology Teacher (with a specialism in Materials Technology)

Start: September 2018
Hours: Full Time Permanent
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Range
Closing Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018 (12 noon)

‘Staff morale is outstanding’
‘Students thrive both personally and academically’
Ofsted July 2016

Northfield School is a large, 11–16 secondary school, a specialist school and sports college with state of the art facilities and interactive technology in a well-resourced newly refurbished building.

In July 2016, Ofsted judged the school to be Good in all categories. We are a rapidly improving school seeking to recruit a Design & Technology teacher with a specialism in Materials Technology and who has the potential to support the school in moving to outstanding. Northfield has a commitment to excellence and helping every child succeed.

Our other recent successes include, achieving the Arts Gold Mark (Exemplary) award, Investors in People Gold Award, School Games Gold Award, Beacon School status for Holocaust Education by the University of London and Flagship School status for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Northfield plays a significant role in the Campus Stockton Teaching Alliance.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational Design & Technology teacher (with a specialism in Materials) KS3 teaching will cover general materials, electronics, systems and control together with CAD/CAM. KS4 teaching will predominantly involve the teaching of our vocational studies in the department. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and the ability to continue raising achievement across all ages and ability range to make outstanding progress.

The appointed candidate will join a dedicated and supportive team who will provide opportunities for in-house training and development, and general sharing of good practice. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our experienced Curriculum Leaders and Guidance Teams to build on the progress that our students demonstrate and help achieve even more outstanding results.

Northfield School and Sports College is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

An official application form and further details are available online from the school website and should be returned to

Alternatively, applications are also accepted by post (FAO Catherine Frost). NB: we do not accept CV’s.
Visits to the school are welcome by appointment; please call Catherine Frost or email using the details above.