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Teacher of Design and Technology/Textiles

Employer: London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Reference: SCH/17/25758
  • Published on: Wed 11/01/2017 14:05 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/01/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week.
  • Salary: MPS/UPS £26,139 - £42,077
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: George Mitchell All-Through School


Required for April 2017

Teacher of DT/Textiles

George Mitchell is an All-Through (3-16) multicultural school, with a Nursery. We are proud of our place at the heart of our local community and this is an exciting time for us, as we get ready to move into our new build as part of the Priority Schools Building Programme. We were judged a Good school by OFSTED in January 2016 and you will be joining us at an important point in our journey towards becoming an Outstanding school.

The Governors are keen to appoint a highly motivated and experienced teacher to join a very successful Design Technology department. The successful applicant will be a Textiles specialist but be expected to teach across the DT curriculum.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an inspirational teacher who can motivate students to succeed

  • Is interested in exploring new and exciting teaching strategies

  • can use their passion and commitment to make a real difference for children in our school

In return we can offer:

  • A committed and friendly team aiming for excellence

  • Children who are well behaved , happy and eager to learn

  • A commitment to high quality professional development

  • A supportive and encouraging Governing Body

Visits are encouraged. Please contact Androulla Christodoulou, HR Manager, on 020 8539 6198 to make an appointment.

Application packs are available from:

For more information about the role, please contact Jo Gibbs on 020 8539 6198.

Closing date for applications: Monday 30th January 2017 with interviews on 2nd and 3rd February 2017.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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