Teacher of Design Technology
Can you inspire our students with a love of practical and creative technologies? Our dynamic and expanding teaching team needs a Design Technology specialist able to teach all aspects of design technology from Year 7 to A Level.
Royal Russell is an HMC/IAPS co-educational school with over 1000 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon on the doorstep of London. We have over 150 boarding students in the Senior School, and are proud of our day and boarding facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. We aim to build on this alongside improving academic success to continue to be the family school of choice in South London. In March 2016 the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas and in October 2018 we successfully passed a full ISI compliance inspection
We offer design technology to students from year 7 to year 13 in our excellent practical facilities, with dedicated technical support to further extend student learning opportunities. Students are taught practical lessons in small group sizes and this role will enhance and support our strong links with the Junior School in the practical and creative fields.
You should be a well-qualified and inspiring teacher with outstanding subject knowledge, who is able to teach Design Technology to A level. This role requires experience and dynamism, teamwork and dedication, and an enthusiasm for the subject with a strong focus on excellent customer service and results at all levels. If you are ambitious to take on the opportunity of enhancing your skills for your next appointment by contributing to our extra-curricular programme or by supporting the pastoral life of our school, you may be the right candidate for us. This role is suitable for NQTs.
This exciting opportunity offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary above the SNS scale which rewards staff in line with their qualifications and experience, the opportunity to take on additional pastoral and academic responsibilities for which an additional allowance is paid, working with a fantastic team of dedicated, supportive and friendly staff, free meals, free car parking, working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links, a discount on School fees, and the use of our sporting and gym facilities, all combined with the opportunity to be part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School. Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found on our School recruitment page on our website.
Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 26 March 2019. Interviews will be held later that week. If you have not heard from us by Friday 29 March 2019 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including references and medical fitness.
Royal Russell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.