Design & Technology Teacher

Southend High School for Girls

Design & Technology Teacher

Commencing September 2024

Closing date:  Thursday 18th April 2024

This post would be particularly suitable for an ECT

A part time contract will be considered

 Application forms are available ‘here

Please submit your application and covering letter to

Interviews to be held in school Thursday 25th April 2024

We are seeking an inspirational Design & Technology Teacher to join our highly successful Creative and Performing Arts Faculty.

The Creative and Performing Arts Faculty consists of teams of highly creative, experienced, and enthusiastic teachers. This is a thriving department where students achieve excellent GCSE and A Level results and are involved in multiple super curricular activities.

Versatility and adaptability at KS3 are essential as well as at least one specialism at KS4. The ability to teach Design and Technology at KS5 is desirable.

The successful candidate should:

  • be an inspirational classroom practitioner with an irresistible enthusiasm for their subject. As a reflective practitioner you will be constantly looking to develop your practice through collaboration, experimentation, and hard work.
  • be a team player working closely with the Head of Department to develop the learning experiences for all our students.
  • be creative and innovative constantly looking for new ways to challenge our high ability students across all Key Stages
  • contribute to secure the highest standards of pupil achievement, monitoring, tracking, supporting, and evaluating pupil achievement. Setting targets for improvement and implementing effective strategies for underperforming students.
  • be willing to contribute towards the school’s extra-curricular activity programme.

We can offer you:

  • Highly motivated, curious, and industrious students
  • A strong, highly qualified staff team and an ethos of tolerance and respect with a family community spirit
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and staff wellbeing
  • An environment which promotes innovation

Southend High School for Girls is a highly successful and oversubscribed girls’ grammar school rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues to move forward under the leadership of its Headteacher, Mr Jason Carey.

For all enquiries, please contact Karen Lacey, HR & Finance Manager by e-mail at

Shortlisting Friday 19th April 2024

We reserve the right to call applicants to interview, and appoint, prior to the closing date

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.  This is a customer-facing role needing fluent spoken English.