Teacher of Design Technology
We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated teacher of Design Technology / Resistant Materials on a full-time contract.
Design and Technology is a successful and popular department within the school. At Key Stage 3, pupils have Design and Technology for 4 hours a fortnight as part of a carousel system. At Key Stage 4 we offer Engineering, Resistant Materials, Food & Nutrition, Textiles and Health & Social Care. A range of courses are offered at A level including Resistant Materials. The department benefits from technician support.
Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron is a naturally bilingual school, and it is our aim to support each pupil to be bilingual by the time they leave. We have over 600 pupils with approximately 100 in the sixth form. We aim to create a hard-working environment in which pupils can enjoy academic success, and develop personally and emotionally, by virtue of social and cultural activities. Pupils are encouraged to do their best at all times, to achieve the highest possible standards for life during and after their school years.
The successful candidate will be:
• An outstanding teacher of DT
• Able to teach Resistant Materials at KS3, 4 and AS/A level
• A team player with excellent communication and inter-personal
• Committed to raising standards and someone who has a
measurable impact as an individual teacher
• Able to teach outside of their subject specialism
• You are welcome to telephone for an informal chat or to arrange
a visit – please contact Mr O Jones, Headteacher or Miss Y
Howells, Head of Department
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and the school will require an Enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for Ceredigion County Council Learning Service. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and will act to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of all schools.
Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron Comprehensive School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.