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Teacher of Design Technology

High Street, Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, BS36 1JL
Winterbourne Academy
Full Time
MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685 pa)
1st December 2022
Start Date
To be confirmed
13th December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
To be confirmed
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1291807

Teacher of DT (PD/Engineering)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 32.5

Salary: MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685 pa)

Start Date: Possibly Easter or September start 

The role

We are seeking to appoint a DT teacher with the ability to teach product design/engineering to join our successful 11-18 school. This is an ideal post for new and existing DT teachers who have a passion for their subject and a desire to enthuse young people and provide them with the tools for future success.

The Academy

Winterbourne Academy is a vibrant and highly successful academy in South Gloucestershire (on the outskirts of Bristol). It is the largest secondary school in the county and is part of a family of schools operated under the leadership of the Olympus Academy Trust. The Trust currently comprises ten South Gloucestershire schools; one all-through, four secondary and five primary academies, a University Technical College and a secondary Free School which is yet to be built.

Our Vision

Our intention is that learners from all backgrounds and from all starting points can and will aim high, participate in school and community opportunities and thrive at Winterbourne. The curriculum we provide is constructed in order to help them do these things and to acquire the relevant skills and knowledge which will enable them to meet their potential and prepare effectively for the next steps in their lives.

What We Offer

An academy that is fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability or starting point

Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter

Excellent CPD opportunities

Free on-site parking

On-site canteen

Employee benefits such as an employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and employer contributing Pension Scheme

Staff recognition scheme

Lunches in exchange for a contribution to student enrichment

Annual Flu Jab

Fantastic facilities

Application Details

Interested parties are warmly invited to submit an Application Form outlining reasons for applying and suitability for the role. Our preferred method of application is via the Eteach portal. Please select “fast apply”.

We encourage you to browse our website to obtain more information about working for The Olympus Academy Trust at Winterbourne Academy.

We recommend early applications as the academy reserves the right to close the advert prior to the stated deadline date

The Olympus Academy Trust - Winterbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. We have a suite of safeguarding procedures, policies and guidance for all of our staff and volunteers to ensure we actively promote children and young people’s welfare and safety. Moreover, as part of the safer recruitment process we will carry out online searches as part of the recruitment process. Details of online accounts will be requested at application stage.

We apply Equal, Diversity and Inclusion at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within the Trust.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Olympus Academy Trust - Winterbourne Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff, volunteers and candidates for vacant posts are expected to share this commitment. Suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. Where given permission to do so, references will be requested for shortlisted candidates prior to interview. Candidates attending an interview should expect the interview panel to explore issues relating to safeguarding and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS check.

Winterbourne Academy

Winterbourne Academy

Part of The Olympus Academy Trust

The Olympus Academy Trust