Teacher of Design & Technology

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational and innovative Design and Technology teacher, preferably with a focus on Food Technology, who has a real passion for ensuring engagement in learning for all students, to join our ambitious and well-resourced department from September 2019.

This role would suit a new or established Design and Technology teacher. We are ideally looking for a teacher able to teach Food Technology at KS3, 4 and 5. The ability to teach another Design and Technology subject is also desirable. We encourage applications from teachers at any stage in their career. You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • are passionate about all areas of Design and Technology and committed to raising levels of engagement and achievement;
  • have the determination to provide high quality classroom teaching;
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Emma Garden at: ega@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or n 01865 755 288

Salary will be on the Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale, depending on experience + TLR for additional duties. The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below. In addition to your application form please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date: Monday, 25 February, 8am             

Interviews: W/C Monday, 4 March

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