Teacher of Design and Technology

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About the role

Permanent / Full-time

Required for September 2022 or January 2023

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

We are seeking a confident, self-motivated teacher to join our busy Design and Technology Department. This large and thriving department consists of 8 dedicated teachers, one full time and two part time technicians. As a team, they enjoy exploring new ideas, producing and sharing resources and ensuring as much practical work is performed by the pupils as possible.

The postholder will be an outstanding classroom teacher who will play a key role in the academic life of the School. They will be a Product Design specialist and will be able to design creative and exciting lessons to deliver the Product Design curriculum across Years 7 through to 13. Experience supporting pupils in their applications to study design, engineering, architecture and related fields at university or through degree apprenticeships is desirable.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) and free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website www.stahs.org.uk/vacancies

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Once a suitable candidate is found the advert will be withdrawn, please therefore submit your application without delay. The final closing date for all applications is 9am Monday 15 August 2022.

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered Charity No: 311065

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Contact details

Tracy Williams , HR Advisor
St. Albans High School For Girls 1-3 Townsend Avenue St. Albans
Hertfordshire AL1 3sj

Telephone: 01582 839270
Email: williamst@stahs.org.uk
Website: https://www.stahs.org.uk
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