• Design Technology
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Kings Heath

Zest Education are seeking a passionate Design and Technology Teacher to join an ‘Outstanding’ rated school located in the Kings Heath area. The successful applicant will obtain a key position within the Design and Technology department and will specialise in the popular subject area of Textiles. This is a full time role due to commence in April 2024. The role is expected to run for the rest of the academic year.

The school has a reputation for excellence, and they are looking for a teacher who can contribute to maintaining these high standards. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching, along with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to create a positive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

– Plan and deliver high-quality textiles lessons.
– Use a range of teaching strategies and resources to engage and motivate students.
– Monitor and assess student progress, providing timely feedback to support their development.
– Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and contribute to the department’s ongoing improvement.
– Participate in extracurricular activities and events related to textiles and design.


– Qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent.
– Specialisation in textiles and a strong understanding of the subject.
– Proven experience teaching textiles at the secondary level.
– Strong classroom management skills.
– High expectations for student achievement and behaviour.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The school offers a supportive and collaborative working environment, professional development opportunities, and the chance to be part of a highly successful team. If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Lucy at lucy@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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