Closes 18.01.22

Heathlands School, St Albans

Required for 1 September 2022
(will accept applicants for April 2022).

Teacher of Design Technology to Deaf Children
Resistant Materials Specialist

Salary Range: MPS/UPS fringe allowance and SEN points dependent on qualifications

Hours: This position is for 2 days a week, but could be full time if candidate can offer a second subject eg computing, drama etc.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff of this Outstanding local authority special school for deaf children aged 3-16. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed teacher to join a well-established team. The successful candidate will teach Design Technology, Resistant Materials at KS3/4 leading to GCSE and other accredited courses.

The successful candidate will also be expected to have involvement in the wider life of the school including tutoring responsibility for a small group of students.

Teachers who have experience and/or qualification to teach deaf children are invited to apply. Knowledge of British Sign Language or a commitment to work towards minimum BSL3 is essential.

Benefits include, laptops for all teachers, extensive staff development programmes including the opportunity for in house sign language training and qualification as a teacher of deaf children.

How to apply

Heathlands is committed to safeguarding pupils and this post will require an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this position please return your application form and person specification form to: The Co-Headteachers, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans AL3 5AY. Email:

For an informal discussion please email to arrange a telephone or facetime discussion.