Teacher of Design Technology

Required      01 January 2022 – 4 days week (week 1 – Monday to Thursday, week 2 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)


Fixed Term until 31st August 2022


Are you an enthusiastic teacher looking for a new and exciting challenge?


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Academy for an enthusiastic and inspirational Design Technology teacher.  As a qualified teacher, you will have the experience and the ability to teach across the ability range for KS3. The successful candidates will have a keen interest in innovative teaching strategies and commitment to developing their leadership skills. Candidates will have the ability to inspire students to achieve excellent results. Cockshut Hill is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of and support that journey of school improvement.



About our school


Cockshut Hill School is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual.  We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future.  We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos.  There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning – our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.


About the Trust


Why work for us?


The Trust offers:

  • A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
  • High quality training and support in and across academies
  • A clear career pathway
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes




For a full description of the role, person specification and an application form, please see the accompanying documents. For further information about all our current vacancies please visit the trust website:


The closing date is midday on 10th December 2021 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 13th December 2021.


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.