Design Technology Instructor

 Unqualified Teacher Scale (from £17,682 FTE) – Permanent

15 hours per week, term time only (hours to be allocated between the hours of 11am and 3.30pm – Monday to Friday)

Part time to start in September 2020

We are keen to recruit a design technology instructor to join our primary teaching team. We would be particularly interested in people who would be able to bring their skills and experience to the team working with small groups of primary pupils in Years 5 & 6. You will help the teachers to support the pupils with their learning. This role would be ideal for those that have a genuine passion for creating and making products. You will have experience in using CAD/CAM and machinery or have studied GCSE/A Level Design Technology. The ideal candidate will be able to pass on their enthusiasm and passion for Design Technology to the pupils in the school and may have the opportunity to run a lunchtime club.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development, Castle Newnham offers:

  • well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;
  • a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;
  • a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;
  • great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique

Please contact Mrs Edwards by email [email protected] to arrange a telephone appointment to discuss the role further should you wish. For further details of this post, please click here to download and application pack. To download an application form, please click here.

Closing Date: Monday 13th July 2020 (Mid-day)

Video interviews: Wednesday 15th July 2020


                           Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

Learning Support Assistant Apprentice

Weekly wage – £124.50

30 hours per week, Term Time Only Monday to Friday, 8.45am–3.30pm (includes 2 lunchtime duties per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Learning Support Assistant Apprentices to assist the classroom teacher in the care, education and welfare pupils including those with SEN. You will help support the pupils with their learning.

Duties include:

  • To attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils and any other requirements depending on the pupil’s special needs and, wherever possible, make these part of the learning experience (this may include toileting, other hygiene needs, help with dressing and/or assisting with feeding if necessary)
  • To promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved
  • To assist with preparation for school visits and the supervision of pupils on such visits, in liaison with the Educational Visits Coordinator
  • To assist in maintaining classroom discipline by working with individual and groups of pupils in developing expectations of acceptable personal and social behaviour and help make them part of the learning experience
  • To support the teaching of literacy, numeracy or other specific curriculum areas/specialisms as required and agreed with the Primary SENDCo

To apply for one of this posts, please click here to be directed to the government’s ‘Find an apprenticeship’ webpage.  Applications will be processed through a third party called SEAC and the closing date for all applications is Sunday 12th July 2020.

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure