Teacher of Food Technology

Bexley, Kent

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Date Posted:20 Jun 2020
  1. Food Technology
  1. Permanent

Teacher of Food Technology

Bexley, Kent
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Teacher of Food Technology
Full-time, 1-Year Contract
September 2020

Are you passionate about Food Technology? Can you inspire students?
Tradewind Recruitment are seeking an excellent Teacher of Food Technology for an 'Good' 11 to 18 academy near Bexley. You will join their welcoming and supportive Design Technology department in September 2020. The successful teacher will be expected to teach the KS3, KS4 and KS5 Food Technology curriculum with the school offering a long-term post for one year. NQTs are welcome to apply, as are more experienced candidates.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated NQT or experienced Teacher of Food Technology to join our successful and vibrant Curriculum Area to teach courses across Key Stages 3, 4 and5.

You will be working with a successful Trust in South East London. They are highly collaborative and committed to making a difference to the lives of young people. There is a strong sense of community where staff enjoy rewarding relationships with our conscientious and aspirational students.

Food Technology is a popular and successful subject. It is part of the Creative Design Faculty which has a high profile within the school. The facilities are excellent with two well equipped kitchens and a dedicated technician. The staff are forward-thinking and the Faculty has a reputation for strong student work. Food Technology delivers an exciting curriculum at all Key Stages including strong uptake at KS4. There are opportunities to work in other areas of Technology for the right candidate.

Students at this school have achieved superb academic outcomes in 2019 with a KS4 progress 8 score of +0.56 and a KS5 ALPs grade of 3. They are moving rapidly towards becoming an Outstanding school and are looking for exceptional teachers to join the team. New teachers at the school benefit from an extensive induction programme with an allocated mentor and extensive programme of subject specific and whole school CPD. The school is keen to recognise and reward talent and skills with new teachers going onto secure TLR or bursary posts in their 1st few years of teaching.

Successful candidates will have:
*Enthusiasm and passion for teaching and developing young people
*An engaging and optimistic approach
*High expectations and a belief in the potential of young people to achieve
In return we will offer you:
*Motivated, hard-working students
*High expectations of behaviour supported by established systems and protocols
*Bespoke, high quality professional development including opportunities to take the NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH
*Accelerated career opportunities for aspirational and talented staff
*An extensive well-being package
This post would suit an experienced colleague or ambitious NQTs equally. We have a well-regarded programme of CPD and NQT induction.

To be successful in this role you will need to:
*Be a Teacher of Food Technology who holds QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
*Have excellent knowledge of the Food Technology curriculum.
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK.
If you would like further information on this role, please contact David at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450 or email David.durham@twrecruitment.com
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