Teacher of Design and Technology (Maternity Cover)

Teacher of Design and Technology

Full-time; Fixed-Term Appointment (Maternity Cover; 1-year Fixed Term Contract)

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Design and Technology to join our successful department, on a fixed-term basis to cover maternity leave from August 2021.

The Design & Technology Department currently comprises four full time teachers and a full-time technician. The department has excellent facilities; workshop space and access to IT are particular strengths. We have three design-based classrooms, two of which are equipped with PCs running Autodesk and Adobe Creative Suite. We have three workshop spaces hosting a variety of equipment, including facilities to work with timber, metal and plastics. Additionally, the department has a number of 3D printers and a laser cutter.

A broad general course in Design & Technology is taught in S1 and S2. In S3 pupils have the opportunity to choose National 5 Design & Manufacture and/or National 5 Graphic Communication. Both of these courses are taught up to Advanced Higher level. The department also offers a further range of courses to S6 pupils. This includes; an accredited course in Autodesk Inventor, a Practical Skills Course and an Introduction to Jewellery Manufacturing.

In addition to curricular responsibilities the successful candidate must be willing to commit to and develop extra-curricular activities within the Design & Technology department.

All applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the GTC Scotland.

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by their CV and the completed application form:

By Email:        jobs@george-heriots.com


Closing Date for Applications is Noon on Friday 23rd April 2021


Additional Information

Heriot’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and the successful candidates will be required to obtain membership of the PVG scheme.

George Heriot’s Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

George Heriot’s School is governed by George Heriot’s Trust, Scottish Charity number SC011463