Head of Design and Engineering

  • London
  • Hampton School
  • Full-time

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a vibrant and highly successful department in an outstanding school. You will be expected to lead the transition from a Design Technology Department to a Design Engineering Department.



This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and highly successful department in an outstanding school, and to help set the vision for the future of this subject. The successful candidate would be expected to lead the transition from a Design and Technology Department (as at present) to a Design Engineering Department, with a focus on being a route to studying Engineering and other related technical subjects in higher education and beyond.

The Department promotes innovation, resourcefulness and independent learning, encouraging each pupil to reach his full potential through individual design and make projects. Hampton’s Design and Engineering pupils produce exceptional work, and in recent years, several Hamptonians have won highly prestigious Arkwright Scholarships, designed to nurture future leaders in Engineering and Technical Design.

Alongside teaching responsibilities the role will be responsible for the management of this large department and taking a lead role in developing both the Design, Technology and Engineering curriculum and co-curricular programme. Hampton is an academically selective school; the challenges include stretching the most able pupils up to Oxbridge level.

Hampton is one of the country’s foremost independent schools and has an extensive and thriving co-curricular programme to which a contribution to the wider life of the School is expected. The School is also rated 'exceptional' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for pupils’ achievements and learning.

Hampton has its own generous salary scale and benefits package. Accommodation may also be available.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15 March 2019 at 9am. The School reserves the right to commence or complete the interview process at any time prior to the closing date.

Further details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the Hampton School website www.hamptonschool.org.uk . Application forms to be sent to recruitment@hamptonschool.org.uk .

Hampton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.Hampton School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Hampton School is a Registered Charity No 1120005. Company No 06264434.

Further Information



Hampton School

Hanworth Road, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 3HD

  • 1312 Day Boys (11-18)
  • HMC, ISC

020 8979 9273 www.hamptonschool.org.uk

Closing Date: 15 March 2019

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