Portishead, Bristol
13 Dec 2018
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

TEACHER OF DT (Food Preparation & Nutrition): TMS/UPS

Full time, Maternity Cover Contract

To start on Monday 25th February 2019  - estimated 3 months minimum contract, with the possibility of extension

The School

Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (multi-academy trust).  We have a reputation for success that is based on excellent teaching and high standards. We are proud to be a comprehensive school and value the success and achievement of every one of our pupils. We are a proud member of the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and were designated as a National Teaching School in September 2013.

In April 2012 Gordano was judged to be Outstanding in all categories in an Ofsted inspection. Exam results are consistently very strong, with the Key Stage 4 program significantly above average again in 2017, and positive value added results at Key Stage 5.

The Role

We are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Design and Technology to join our dynamic DT & Computing Faculty on a full time, temporary contract.

The successful applicant will need to be skilled in teaching Food Preparation & Nutrition and ideally Design & Technology at GCSE. The successful candidate must also be prepared to teach all aspects of D&T in Years 7 & 8 if required. There is a possibility of a TLR for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be:

  • a strong classroom teacher
  • able to enthuse, engage and motivate students
  • a confident teacher of Food Preparation & Nutrition and Design Technology
  • willing to teach all aspects of Design and Technology in Yrs 7 & 8, if required

Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and on-site parking. As a Teaching School we also offer support to staff looking for career progression.

For more information including an application form, please visit the website by clicking apply

Applications should be submitted by covering letter and application form (curriculum vitae optional) to the Headteacher, Mr Tom Inman by: 9am Tuesday 15th January 2019 but please note that we reserve the right to interview candidates before this date so would encourage an early application. Interviews:  w/c 21st January 2019

Gordano School supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.