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Food Technology Teacher

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With schools now closed due to COVID-19, schools are working closely with Teaching Personnel to begin their recruitment drive for September. 

A school in Stockport is looking for an enthusiastic Food Technology teacher to join the teaching staff on a temporary basis. The required applicant will hold QTS, and be educated to degree level. A degree within the realm of Food Technology or a related subject is very desirable.  It is important that as the applicant will be joining the Technology department, that they are comfortable working as part of a team. It is also crucial that the required applicant will quickly be able to develop a rapport with students. As an effective Food Technology teacher, the required applicant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic principles related to storage of food, cross contamination and general cleaning.
  • Express the importance of good food safety, and is able to apply a framework from which all children are able to adhere to.
  • Competence in the delivery of national standards for the subject, in direct connection to school curriculum.
  • Successfully manage children with SEN, and ensure that any work set is suitable for these children, as well as those who may require EAL support.
  • Work with a range of children across differing abilities and ages. It is vital that the required applicant will be able to display confidence across a broad range of different students.
  • Instil a culture that centres around ensuring that the whole school gains knowledge  of the importance of issues such as healthy eating and positive nutrition.
  • Be able to manage behaviour expectations in line with school policy, as well as work in line with recommendations made by Ofsted.
  • Managing expectations as laid out by senior leadership, as well as by subject leaders, ensuring an accessible and inclusive learning process. 
  • Work with other support staff to identify pupils who may require extra support, as well as being able to implement interventions to best benefit a student’s progress.
  • Encourage students to be creative, developing an essential life skill.

Teaching Personnel can offer the applicant:

  • Part time, flexible work around your commitments.
  • Access to training and CPD courses.
  • Pay in line with prior experience.

The school is located in Stockport, just a short distance from Manchester city centre. Due to the close location to the city centre, the school is easily accessible owing to the numerous public transport links. For further information regarding this position, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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