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Part Time Teacher of Design and Technology MPS

Published on 2nd June 2020

Closing Date

Noon - 12th June 2020

Salary Information


Required for September 2020

The Fernwood School enjoys an excellent reputation. It is an oversubscribed school which has been judged as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly skilled teacher of Design & Technology capable of delivering KS3 lessons across multiple material areas.

The Fernwood School has a thriving, well equipped and forward thinking D&T department and you would be joining a high performing and cohesive team of teachers and technical staff. The D&T department has a strong reputation throughout the midlands, and is one of only 4 leading edge schools for D&T nationwide having achieved multiple awards for the quality of our teaching and our broader curriculum approach.

The department benefits from 3 well equipped mixed material workshops, with modern CNC equipment, 3D printers, full casting and metal work facilities, large bed laser cutter, A0 printer, along with electronics and robotics equipment and much more.  We are lucky to have 3 dedicated D&T specific computer rooms within the department, with industry standard CAD and graphics software installed including access to graphics tablets as needed.

Further information on the work of the department can be found on our website, and also on our twitter feed @fernwooddt.

This may be of interest to a newly qualified teacher, or a teacher with further experience.

The post on offer is for a one year two day per week contract, and is likely to be timetabled for Tuesdays & Wednesdays (days TBC). We are an expanding school, so there may be scope for further opportunities in the future for the right candidate.

Interview date: week commencing 15 June 2020 (date to be confirmed)


How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the application form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4 – font 11) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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