Food Technology - Head of Department

Chelmsford, Essex
TCC - 16541 - HFB_1602776416
Date Posted:15 Oct 2020
  1. Food Technology
£27600 - £41604 per annum + TLR
  1. Permanent

Food Technology - Head of Department

Chelmsford, Essex
Are you a talented and inspiring Food Technology Teacher looking for your next role in Essex?
Would you like to take on the responsibility of leading a successful department?

Tradewind Recruitment have been asked by popular school in Chelmsford to assist them with the appoint of a Head of Food Technology. The role would be on a full-time basis starting in January. The requirement is ongoing with the school able to offer a permanent or fixed term contracts, or a temporary to permanent arrangements. This school will consider applications from those with leadership experience as well as ambitious individuals wanting to progress.

This is a full-time post which would include teaching Food Technology to KS3 and KS4 students. If you can teach Child Development, this could prove advantageous but not essential. The successful Food Technology teacher will be joining a large faculty comprising of around twelve subject areas. As Head of Department, you will be responsible for 3 teaching staff members as well as a dedicated Food Technician.

This welcoming secondary school is based in Central Essex and is easily commutable from surrounding areas. With a newly refurbished Technology department, the subjects are popular with a good number of pupils choosing to take them for GCSE. The department is well resourced to ensure pupil engagement and has high academic standards. There is also the additional support of technicians and assistants who can assist in the classroom and provide intervention/booster groups.

The successful applicant will be:
A Food Technology Teacher who has a genuine passion for their subject and can inspire their pupils and department.
A creative teacher and leader, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role.
Someone who is up to date on the Food Technology National Curriculum and can confidently teach up to KS4.
Able to make effective assessments and evaluations to plan for the next step in the departments development.
A reliable professional and an excellent communicator who can build relationships with all pupils and staff.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this exciting position as a Head of Food Technology in Essex. For more information, contact Tim Campion on 01245 806 737.

To join us and be considered for this Food Technology post you will:
Need to hold QTS or a recognised equivalent teaching qualification.
Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
Cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
Have the legal right to work in the UK.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous bonus
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 30 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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