Design & Technology Teacher (6-13)

Wellington College China

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Shanghai | Academic | Art | Wellington College International Shanghai

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To teach Design Technology, modelling best practice in all aspects of classroom delivery, assessing pupil outcomes and progress, and implementing interventions whenever necessary.

• To demonstrate an enthusiastic and committed approach to teaching within the department.

• To understand and embrace new developments within DT and STEAM in planning and implementing an exciting, engaging and contemporary curriculum, incorporating aspects of CAD/CAM, robotics and electronics.

• To advise the Head of Department on all matters connected with the delivery of Design Technology across the College and to liaise on resourcing, curriculum issues, exhibitions, whole school projects and CCAs.

• To undertake curriculum development and contribute to relevant areas of College policy making.

• To produce Design Technology Development Plans when required.

• To undertake regular audits and quality assurance/control within your teaching of Design Technology.

• To keep up-to-date with curriculum development and to take part in relevant CPD for this purpose, disseminating to other staff where appropriate.

• To ensure the effective implementation of College policies.

• To identify and exploit opportunities for pupils to develop their appreciation of and engagement with the College’s values, through their experience in Design Technology.

• To establish and maintain the highest expectations of all pupils, with regard to their progress, engagement and appropriate use of the department’s resources & facilities.

• To prepare individual and group reports and analyse and report on summative data.
• To demonstrate high standards of professionalism and pastoral care when interacting with pupils.

• To monitor and evaluate progress towards meeting pupil targets.

• To make sure that the facilities are used in the most effective way to meet the needs of all pupils and of the College.

• To promote and lead on the delivery of all co-curricular Design Technology activities at the College.

• To support co-ordination and efficient use of the department’s resources, giving support and guidance to relevant staff / technicians.

• To advise the Head of Department as to where additional resourcing may be needed for Design Technology.

• To ensure that all Health and Safety policies in Design Technology are adhered to and systems are implemented according to the UK regulations.

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