Zest Education are currently collaborating with a secondary school in the Cannock area that are seeking to hire a Design and Technology Teacher in a full-time position. The position is scheduled to commence in September 2024, and it will involve providing cover for an ongoing absence.

The school is specifically interested in finding a creative and passionate candidate who possesses a diverse range of teaching methods. Additionally, the ideal applicant should have the ability to effectively manage classroom behaviour and cultivate a positive learning environment. This role presents a wonderful opportunity for the chosen candidate to make a positive impact on the lives of young students through their creative work. The school is conveniently accessible from nearby areas such as Telford, Shrewsbury, and Market Drayton, and it also offers on-site parking facilities.

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications and attributes:
– Possession of a PGCE or an equivalent UK teaching qualification that has granted them Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS)
– A strong passion for the subject of Design & Technology, along with excellent subject knowledge across Key Stage 3 (KS3) and Key Stage 4 (KS4). Any knowledge and experience at Key Stage 5 (KS5), particularly in Product Design, would be advantageous.
– A team-oriented mindset and a desire to be part of a supportive team environment.
– The ability to plan, assess, and deliver high-quality lessons. However, for short-term or long-term placements, only planning and assessment duties would be required.
– Proficient classroom management skills and the ability to effectively handle student behaviour.

If you are an experienced teacher or an Early Career Teacher (ECT)/newly qualified teacher (NQT) seeking your first teaching opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact us as soon as possible.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email us on ellie@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: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and recent school-based experience (teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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