Teacher of Technology, St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College, Featherstone

Location: St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College, Featherstone

Closing Date: April 22, 2021

Salary: TMS

Full-Time, Permanent

Suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT)

Required for 1st September 2021

Apply By: 9am Thursday 22nd April 2021

Job Posted: Wednesday 31st March 2021

St. Wilfrid’s are seeking an outstanding Teacher of Technology to join their Design & Technology Department. With the ability to deliver outstanding progress and outcomes for our young people, the successful candidate will be supported and developed, so that as well as contributing to students’ success, and that of the overall School, they are personally developed in their career. The ability to offer Resistant Materials and Electronics would be an advantage.

The Design & Technology Team consists of 4 dedicated colleagues, with a range of experience. The department offers AQA Design & Technology GCSE and AQA Food Preparation & Nutrition GCSE. The Department has offered AQA Engineering GCSE recently too.

St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College is a mixed voluntary Academy for 11-18 year olds, based in North Featherstone in West Yorkshire. There are currently 1,534 students in attendance. The school opened in 1963 and has a proud history. The school was judged as Good by Ofsted in June 2016; and also judged as Good by the Diocesan Section 48 Inspection in April 2017. St Wilfrid’s is an ambitious community of learners, both students and staff, where individuals are valued, supported and developed.

We are proudly part of the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust which comprises of three Secondary Schools and twelve Primary Schools.

We can offer:

  • A bespoke CPD programme based on career stage
  • Opportunities for Secondary collaboration within both the Trust and the Diocese
  • Motivated and hard-working students
  • A School which is ambitious and aspirational for all

Visits to the school are welcomed and will follow all appropriate health and safety guidelines.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed too; please contact Mrs Jenny Doherty (Headteacher’s PA) on 01977 691027 or jdo@st-wilfrids.bkcat.co.uk. Further information about the School can be found by viewing the Virtual Open Day information: https://www.visitstwilfrids.org and https://www.visitstwilfridssixth.org.

To apply for this post, please see the below documents, complete the Application Form and send it to Jenny Doherty (Headteacher’s PA) via e-mail: jdo@st-wilfrids.bkcat.co.uk.

Headteacher Letter

Job Description

Person Specification

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 22nd April 2021.

All staff uphold the Core Values and Catholic Ethos of the School. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance in line with our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policy.

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