Teacher of Design & Technology

(Textiles Specialism)

Full time

32.5 hour per week

Salary: according to experience

To start: January 2023

The Bulmershe School are looking to employ an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Textiles to join our friendly and expanding Design and Technology department. Our ideal candidate would have strong subject knowledge with an interest in curriculum development and teaching across the Design and Technology subjects at Key Stage 3. They should be passionate about delivering the best possible Design and Technology curricula, with a focus on raising student aspiration and attainment.

Experience in teaching GCSE and A Level Textiles would be highly desirable and would be considered a valuable attribute. The successful candidate will have the support to set up and lead Textile Design GCSE and prepare to expand the curriculum offer to A-level students following a successful GCSE cohort completion from years 10 - 11. Due to the supportive culture at The Bulmershe School, this post may be suitable for an Early Career Teacher who feels they are ready to take on the challenge.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • To develop KS4 and 5 Textiles Design GCSE and A-Level courses
  • Plan and teach a consistently good standard of lessons, making sure that all pupils make sustained progress over time
  • Teach lessons that meet the different needs of all pupils in the lesson
  • Be a form tutor and provide daily pastoral care

The Ideal Candidate will

  • be a talented and enthusiastic Textile Teacher with the ability to inspire our students in textile design & manipulation
  • have experience of teaching a range of Technology subjects across Key Stages 3 and your specialism at KS4. Prior A-level teaching is desirable
  • have the drive to raise student achievement and add value within Design and Technology curriculum
  • have excellent, up-to-date subject knowledge with a passion for teaching your subject is essential
  • have the confidence to teach all disciplines of Design and Technology including Resistant Materials (3D Design) Graphics Communication and Food and Nutrition at KS3

Why join The Bulmershe School

The Bulmershe School is a heavily oversubscribed school which sits at the heart of the community. We are a mixed local authority, 11-18 school of approximately 1,400 students, who come from diverse backgrounds and cultures. We work closely with our parents, partners and feeder school to achieve the best outcomes for all of our students. We were rated as ‘Good’ in our last OFSTED report and are aiming for Outstanding.

We believe that The Bulmershe is a school where you can really make a difference. To find out more about The Bulmershe School and this specific opportunity, please take a look at the attached vacancy pack. We look forward to your application.

How to Apply

  1. Please complete our application form (CVs will not be accepted)
  2. Email your application to the Assistant School Business manager, Ms Bagley: vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk
  3. Deadline: 2nd December 2022

(Applications will be considered as received. We reserve the right to appoint before the advertised closing date.)

The Bulmershe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references. Note: This job description is not your contract of employment or any part of it. It has been prepared only for the purpose of school organisation and may change either as your contract changes or as the organisation of the school is changed. Nothing will be changed without consultation.


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Vacancy Pack Teacher of DT and Textiles The Bulmershe School 21st Nov 2022 Download
Teacher Application Form 21st Nov 2022 Download