• Design Technology
  • Dudley
  • Job Area: Dudley

Zest Education are seeking an experienced Teacher of Resistant Materials to join a secondary school in the Dudley area. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality lessons and promoting students’ creativity and practical skills. This is a full-time role where planning and marking is required. The role is due to commence in September 2024 and will run for a minimum of one term.


– Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging and challenging lessons in Resistant Materials to secondary school students.
– Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes students’ creativity, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking abilities.
– Set and assess students’ work, providing constructive feedback to support their progress.
– Monitor and track students’ progress, identifying areas for improvement and implementing appropriate interventions if necessary.
– Collaborate with colleagues to develop and share teaching resources, ensuring consistency across the department.
– Engage students in practical projects and guide them in using various tools and equipment safely.
– Stay up to date with developments in Resistant Materials education and incorporate them into your teaching practice.


– Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
– Experience teaching Resistant Materials at secondary level.
– Strong subject knowledge and understanding of the UK curriculum.
– Ability to motivate and inspire students, fostering a love for the subject.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
– Commitment to continuous professional development and keeping up to date with best practices in teaching and learning.

The School:

The school is part of a reputable Multi-Academy Trust and is known for its supportive and inclusive learning environment. The school pride themselves on their well-equipped workshops and facilities, enabling teachers to deliver engaging practical lessons.

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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