Oak National Academy: Design and Technology Specialist Vacancies

Published 1st May 2024

The Design & Technology Association has four exciting openings available for experienced Design and Technology specialists to work with us for a year to develop model lessons for our curriculum.


We are delighted to have won the tender to deliver curriculum content across Key Stages 1-4 as part of the Oak National Academy’s next stage of curriculum delivery. This next stage of work with Oak is noteworthy, as it is the first time that any government-funded body worldwide has attempted to create and host best-practice curriculum content across all subjects on a free-to-all user basis.


We are now seeking to appoint four qualified and experienced teachers across either Primary or Secondary who will be available from 1st September 2024 to review, and quality assure model lessons for our Oak National Academy curriculum. Successful candidates will be appointed on a day-rate consultancy basis and need to be available to work on this project between 1st September 2024 and the end of August 2025.

All successful candidates must be available to work daily from 1st September through to Friday September 20th inclusive and will be required to attend residential Oak National Academy training to be held in Birmingham on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th of September.

You will be working as part of a team of lead educators to develop free, optional, high-quality full curriculum packages for Design and Technology.  

Roles available:

Primary Lesson Creators

Primary Subject Lesson and Pedagogical Reviewer

Secondary Lesson Creators

Secondary Subject Lesson and Pedagogical Reviewer

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