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Head of Product Design
We are looking for a dynamic teacher of design and technology who is willing to teach across all the disciplines and lead on product design. Candidates should be able to demonstrate they have the relevant knowledge and experience expected of the head of department. The ability to teach resistant materials, product design and graphic products at Key Stage 3 and 4 as well as AS/A2 Product Design (AQA) is essential. The ability to teach an additional subject at Key Stage 3, either food technology or textile technology would be preferable.
We run a very successful DEC programme (WJEC level 1/2 award in Designing the Built Environment) and therefore the ability to teach or willingness to train in the subject would be advantageous.
Suitable candidates would have the ability or aptitude to use CAD/CAM – Laser Cutter &/3D Printer.
For more information on any of the vacancies above please see the relevant attachment(s) at the bottom of this page.
What We Offer
"Staff enjoy working with the pupils. One member of staff typically commented, ‘I couldn’t be happier here.’ Relationships between adults and pupils are very positive and enable the young people to prosper. The school promotes good values well. Pupils like the school, show pride in it, and behave thoughtfully to others." - Ofsted, 2017
Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College for Girls is an over-subscribed 11-19 girls’ school. Provisional data (Oct 2019) ranks us "well above average" nationally for student progress and very positively within the London Borough of Croydon. We were voted Best Secondary School in Croydon in 2019.
The college has a supportive induction programme for all new staff and is committed to continuing professional development. Experienced staff are able to join our middle leadership and senior leadership training programmes and many of our teaching staff choose to enrol on our subsidised school-based MA programme that is run in conjunction with St Mary's University.
The college is a member of PiXL. We share expertise and resources with Haberdashers' Askes's Hatcham College and Langley Park High School for Boys as well as with Kensington Avenue Primary School, a fellow academy overseen by The Manor Trust.
Norbury Manor is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. The college uses preferred agencies and, in line with our safeguarding commitment, is unable to work with any agencies without prior agreement.
Norbury Manor is fully committed to equality and accessibility. We value diversity as an employer and as an education provider; click here to view Equality Information and Objectives and our Equality, Race Equality and Cultural Diversity Policy. We strive to maintain a working environment where differences between staff are valued and an atmosphere of fairness, dignity and respect is the norm.
How to Apply
Please apply using the online application forms for teaching/leadership positions or support staff as appropriate along with the Equality Monitoring Form (links to all three forms can be found above right) and Self-disclosure Form (link below). Alternatively, you can download and scan/print the forms below before returning to us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by post (marked 'Recruitment') to the address on our Contact Us page.
Please ensure you have read and understood our privacy notice (below) before applying.
- Application form (teaching staff)
- Application form (support staff)
- Self-disclosure form
- Privacy notice (recruitment)
- Job description - Teacher (generic)