Teacher of Design Technology & Engineering

North Oxfordshire Academy
11 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers excellent professional development opportunities and career progression. Teachers, NQTs, Support Staff and Schools Direct trainees all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

The role

North Oxfordshire Academy are seeking a Design Technology teacher who is able to teach any Design Technology specialism up to KS5. This role is suitable for an experienced teacher looking to teach across specialisms in an established department. Or an NQT with any specialism looking to start their career in teaching. The only real requirement is that applicants are engaged and committed to further CPD and development throughout their NQT year and beyond. This role is available for September 2018. Both full time and part time candidates will be considered.

About You

We are looking for a dedicated and creative Design Technology Teacher who has a passion for their subject and can share their knowledge and expertise, inspiring and engaging students across the curriculum. Ideally the successful candidate will be able to teach across specialisms. You will be committed to raising achievement in Design Technology through outstanding practice and providing exciting learning experiences for students.

You will join a close and supportive team who are committed and passionate about growing and promoting the subject of Design Technology across the Academy. There are dedicated DT, Art & Hospitality Technicians in the department who are able to support staff in preparing materials and resources for their practical lessons.

United Learning

North Oxfordshire Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

For more information

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact:

Emma Hunt, HR Officer: emma.hunt@northoxfordshire-academy.org,

01295 234 210

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