Food Technology Teacher

Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Date Posted:04 Sep 2019
  1. Secondary Teacher
£23720 - £35008 per annum
  1. Long-term

Food Technology Teacher

Amersham, Buckinghamshire
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Tradewind are working alongside an aspirational, high-achieving "Good" rated academy in Amersham, seeking a Food Technology teacher to start ASAP for the rest of the academic year due to an overseas hire falling through.

Our client has an excellent reputation in the local community and high staff retention, aided by a strong SLT who are committed to the school's continued improvement. Student progress and attainment are well above the national average, with a high standard of behaviour and respect across the school- the 'harmonious atmosphere' was praised by Ofsted in their most recent report (2016), as well as strong teaching and classroom relationships which contribute to a high standard of student engagement.

The school are now seeking a teacher who is:
*Committed to student progress and continually improving outcomes
*Enthusiastic, dedicated and able to form a rapport with students in both lessons and extracurricular activities
*Creative, engaging and continually developing their teaching practice
*Committed to safeguarding and able to uphold the school's high standard of care for their pupils

You will be teaching your chosen Food Technology to pupils in both KS3 and 4, and have the opportunity to assist / run a number of popular extracurricular clubs.

The school is located in Amersham with onsite parking and easy access from the A413 and M25. It is also a short walk from the local Metropolitan line station.

With a superb SLT team, good facilities and pupils that enjoy learning this is a school that makes a lot of our supply staff's 'favourite' list- the school offers a modern on-site fitness suite for all staff and regular staff socials. They offer excellent support for staff and regular opportunities for professional development, allowing staff to upskill and develop their practice for a long, happy career here.

The Tradewind difference

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role you will need:
-A can do attitude and passion for working with young people.
-Previous experience of teaching Food Technology within a school environment
-Strong UK curriculum knowledge and the ability to engage young people in the science of nutrition

You will need to provide
-A current DBS check - we can provide one for you and even repay you for the expense (t&c's apply)
-A complete work history spanning 10 years where applicable
-Most recent References from child related roles

Are you looking for a Food Technology role in a supportive Amersham school where children truly want to learn? Please contact me on 01727 236255 /

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 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 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.
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