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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Food Technology

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

30,000 - 46,525

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2a

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of teaching technology throughout the age and ability
  • Ability to develop and maintain caring working relationships with students, teaching and nonteaching colleagues, parents
  • Knowledge of curriculum developments and related matters with regard to the relevant areas of Technology.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of teaching and learning styles.

What the school offers its staff

  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Medical Services - access to an Employee Assistance Programme

Further details about the role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, driven and creative practitioner to join us on our journey to academic excellence.

The Ripley Academy is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school located in Ripley, Derbyshire within easy reach of Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield and the Peak District. We are a founding member of the East Midlands Education Trust and work in close partnership with other academies within the Trust to ensure opportunities for continuing professional development.We offer a broad, balanced and vibrant curriculum that prepares our students very well for the modern world.

You will play a pivotal role in leading the team and driving further improvements in curriculum planning and implementation. As assistant to the Head of Technology you will help to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of Design & Technology and have responsibility for the Food Preparation and Nutrition department. You will play a key role in ensuring that all staff achieve a sensible work/life balance, flourish in their roles and can achieve their professional goals.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Collette Robson (School Services Director) by email: crobson@ripleyacademy.org

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process, and this may include online searches.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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About The Ripley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Ripley Academy is an 11-18 school located in Derbyshire close to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield and within easy reach of the Peak District. We are a member of the East Midlands Education Trust and work in close partnership with the other academies within the Trust including The West Bridgford School and John Flamsteed Community School.

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