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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Design Technology Teacher (January Start)


Job Description:

Step Teachers are a preferred supplier for Teach in Herts; as a part of our ongoing success in building and retaining relationships with many schools and academy trusts in the area we are currently looking for a Design Technology Teacher for a Secondary School in Hemel Hempstead. The role is full time and starting from January 2024 and is a full time position including planning and marking. The role will involve teaching Design Technology to both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, subjects including Textile, Resistant Materials, Graphics and Food Technology. The role is initially a temporary role but the school are looking to make the role permenent for the right person. They are also willing to support an ECT through their induction period. 

This Secondary Academy, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, is a strong advocate for students receiving an education that allows them to reach their full potential. The school visions include not only a student’s academic success but also the respect and support shown to every individual. 


  • Good knowledge of the KS3 and KS4 Design Technology curriculum
  • Able to plan and deliver engaging and comprehensive lessons
  • Maintain an organised and professional classroom and the safe storage and use of all associated equipment
  • Work effectively with other members of staff, both within the department and throughout the school
  • Ability to assess students, monitor their progress, and provide constructive feedback
  • Compliance with the schools’ policies and the reliable implementation of these


  • Hold QTS or an equivalent qualification for teaching in secondary school
  • Have recent mainstream school-based experience teaching Design Technology at Secondary School level
  • Have a good level of classroom and behaviour management
  • A relevant Design Technology related degree is desirable
  • SEND experience is desirable

Why Step Teachers?
With over 20 years in supplying educational professionals across North London, Hertfordshire, East Anglia and Plymouth, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a resolute team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers. 

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK. 

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional wellbeing services as standard with our pay portal. 

Recommend a friend and both you and the person you recommend receive £100 each in Amazon vouchers and a chance to win a holiday worth up to £1000 – If you know anyone who is looking for temporary, permanent or supply work then get in touch with us today! 

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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