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Teacher of Design & Technology - Oakbank School

Oakbank School are seeking an experienced, committed and enthusiastic teacher of Design & Technology to join their growing team.

Location: Oakbank School, Reading

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Start date: 1 September 2022

Salary: MPS/UPS

Job details

Oakbank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts. 

Oakbank School is a rapidly growing, 11-16 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff.  We are a friendly community based school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.  As a smaller than average secondary school we offer a unique family focused environment. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic teacher of Design & Technology. The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning.  We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range.

We are keen to develop our STEAM provision, we would love to receive applications from colleagues who are keen to develop their creative practise across the STEAM subjects.

We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued.  Employees are also entitled to a range of benefits including CPD programmes, an Employee Assistance Programme, a wellbeing initiative and a fantastic maternity package. 

If you feel you have the qualities to join the Head teacher in rapidly moving forward, we would love to hear from you.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the HR Department, on 01189 768835 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Head teacher before interview. 

Please note that we reserve the right to close the recruitment campaign earlier than this date subject to the volume of applications received. We therefore encourage candidates to submit applications as early as possible.   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.