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DT Teacher

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£150 - £230 per day
Part Time

DT Teacher

CER is working in partnership with a college based in Leeds to recruit for a part-time 0.5 DT Teacher.

Product Design, at this college, is a high performing department within this Outstanding College.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher who has the drive and enthusiasm to provide a high quality and challenging learning experience for our students whilst also ensuring a supportive and encouraging environment. The Product Design department is lively, dynamic and progressive in terms of its approach and has an excellent reputation of innovation within the college and prides itself on its close links with the exam board.

The department offers two qualifications: A Level Product Design and a CTEC in Architecture and Interior Design, both have had consistently outstanding results for many years and are significantly over subscribed every year. The department is housed in a purpose-built accommodation with excellent IT including new 3D printers and VR headsets. There are excellent CNC facilities which are used extensively. Highly professional technical support is offered by the department technician and there are many opportunities for subject specific professional development.

The department has made a major contribution to the academic standing of the College, both locally and nationally.


Teaching and Learning:

  • To provide high quality learning, teaching and assessment in accordance with the duties of a main scale teacher and in accordance with the College’s policies
  • To have regard to the principles and values expressed in the College’s Mission Statement.
  • To monitor and track each learner’s achievement according to value added criteria, assessment and attendance in order to ensure each learner is able to fulfil their potential.
  • To contribute to the development of high-quality resources, including schemes of work and teaching, learning and assessment resources and strategies
  • To contribute to the further development of the subject through enrichment, to maximise student’s engagement.
  • To contribute to the planning activities of the department, reflecting the needs of the students and the aims and objectives of the College.
  • To embrace a varied range of teaching and learning styles appropriate to the post-16 learner through the development of a team culture including the appropriate integration of ILT into programmes of study.
  • To work as part of a team and to contribute to effective working relations.
  • To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a main scale teacher. * To undertake the assessment of students’ work in accordance with the College’s assessment policy.

Quality Assurance and Professional Development:

  • To actively participate in staff development activities.
  • To participate in the College appraisal system.
  • To contribute to the process of the setting of targets within the department and to work towards their achievement.
  • To develop effective teaching and learning styles.
  • To contribute to and participate in the College’s procedures for lesson observation.
  • To maintain accurate and up to date information concerning students and their progress.
  • To contribute to the College liaison and information events e.g. attendance at the Open Morning and Parents’ Evenings
  • To contribute to effective communication and consultation with parents of students when appropriate. This includes report writing and attendance at Parents’ Evenings or other occasions designated by the College.

Requirements for the role:

  • Hold a UK recognised teaching qualification (QTS)
  • A valid DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain.
  • Two suitable references covering the last two years.

Benefits of working with CER:

  • A dedicated experienced Education Consultant who will support you in finding the right roles, and listen to your needs
  • Working for a reputable well established education agency with a local office
  • Plenty of variety and choice of work at every school level
  • Competitive rates of pay, paid weekly via PAYE and a Guaranteed Pay Scheme
  • Fully Compliant with AWR to make sure you receive the correct pay and working conditions
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • Generous Recommend a Friend Referral Scheme – £250 for referring another teacher or support worker to CER Education
  • If you are working through another agency take advantage of our Sign on 23 referral for an extra £300* after 30 days worked. (*Ts and Cs Apply)

CER is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

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