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Food Technology Teacher

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Teacher of Food Technology

MPS/UPS. Possible TLR for the right candidate


Temporary to Permanent Contract (16 weeks)

Applications also welcome from other Technology Subjects

For September the school based in West Sussex who are considered to be a ‘good’ school are seeking to increase their technology team by recruiting a teacher of Food Technology. It is an exciting time to join this school as they have just extended their technology department, installing state of the art kitchens and workshops.

By working at this school is that you will receive and benefit from:  

  • A commitment to the on-going development of the subject and its role in helping the school achieve its aims.
  • An established, dynamic and supportive staff team committed to ensuring a productive and successful place to work.
  • A culture of high expectation and challenge as they consistently seek to develop and extend our practice
  • A commitment to developing reflective practitioners through our Continued Professional Development programme.
  • A discounted fitness membership
  • Autonomy to teach classes that suit your teaching style
  • Teaching in brand new, state of the art Kitchens
  • A headteacher who puts staff well-being at the top of her agenda

The school is seeking a well-qualified teacher to teach KS3 and KS4 Food Technology. Whilst QTS is essential, they can consider applicants from other technology mediums who have experience in Food or Catering. It is fundamental that the successful application is creative, resourceful and can motivate and enthuse students.

Food Technology is taught to all students in KS3 on a termly, rotational basis with Art and Design & Technology.  There is a strong emphasis on encouraging independent learning through practical participation, providing opportunities for students to develop a confidence and love of creating with food, as well as developing valuable life skills.  This is an optional subject at KS4 and students study the AQA GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition course (8585).  Option subjects have a little over 13% of curriculum time and there is usually at least one double lesson to support the development of high-level technical food skills.

If you are looking for a new and exciting role at a very desirable school to work at, please submit your application ASAP. Interviews will commence week beginning 17th May

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applicants invited for interview will be required to produce proof of identity, right to work in the UK and qualifications.


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 date.

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