Job description

Required for September 2024

The current vacancy is a permanent full-time post and is an outstanding opportunity to take on the leadership and management of the DT Department within the context of an academically ambitious school.

Role & responsibilities

As Head of DT, the successful applicant will be responsible for leading teaching and learning within the subject, as well as for the management of the department’s operations, including resources, budget, assessments, curriculum delivery and co-curricular activities.

The ideal candidate will be a strong graduate from a relevant degree course, with a deep passion for their subject, and possess the ability to convey this effectively to pupils across all age groups. They should have the subject knowledge, confidence and ability to stretch and inspire pupils beyond the curriculum both in lessons and in clubs and societies.

Moreover, they will be personally committed to developing a genuine and lasting enthusiasm for Design and Technology in pupils, as well as in preparing them for exam success.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead and teach Design and Technology in a stimulating setting. We welcome equally applications from teachers in the maintained and the independent sectors.

Please download the application form under ‘Apply now’ and send your completed copy to [email protected].

In addition to completing the UCS application form, applicants should provide a full curriculum vitae and a supporting letter as soon as possible. The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st March 2024 at 12pm.

Please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during this process; early applications are therefore very welcome.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

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