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Teacher of Design and Technology

United Kingdom
The Kingston Academy
Full Time
Main / Upper Pay Scale (Outer)
5th October 2022
Start Date
3rd January 2023
15th October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
3rd January 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1276814

The Kingston Academy seeks an ambitious and experienced Teacher of Design and Technology with a strong command of their subject.  

The Kingston Academy is a new outstanding Secondary School in North Kingston, which opened for the first time in September 2015 with a cohort of Year 7 pupils. The school has grown annually by an additional year group until reaching capacity in 2021, with a full cohort of sixth form students. TKA has received a substantial capital grant for the refurbishment of the existing educational facilities and for additional new modern buildings which we have now taken possession of. Our mission is to provide a world-class education for all the young people within our community to ensure that every pupil is safe, happy and succeeds.

We invite applications from candidates with the following attributes for this role:

  • Passionate about their subject;
  • Strong classroom practitioner, with the ability to engage pupils;
  • Ability (or willingness) to teach across a range of technology subjects including product design, food and nutrition and graphics
  • Flexible and committed to engage in the wider curriculum through our Going Beyond and enrichment activities.

Assessment Process

Our selection procedure will aim to identify with rigour whether the candidate fulfils the requirements of the post and will include the consideration of the candidate’s suitability to work with children and young people. The process will include:

  • Lesson observation with a selected group/topic;
  • Meeting with a panel of our pupils for informal question and answer session;
  • Interview with Head of School and Head of Department

We look forward to receiving your application.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Kingston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks (with a barred list check for regulated activity), checks with past employers and eligibility to work in the UK Identity and qualification documents will be checked prior to any offer being made. prior to any offer being made.
The Kingston Academy

The Kingston Academy

Part of Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames