This job expired on 11 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Food Technology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 6 months

Pay scale

MPS 1 -6

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have experience of working with children with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)/Social Communication and Interaction Difficulties (SCID) (this is an advantage but is not essential)
  • Have the ability to use ICT effectively to support teaching and learning
  • Have an enthusiastic, imaginative and caring approach to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Be able to work as part of a team and build positive relationships
  • Have high expectations of pupils’ achievements relating to learning, independence and behaviour
  • Have the ability to build positive relationships with students

What the school offers its staff

  • Support on continuous professional development (CPD) opportunities
  • Brunel Perks – exclusive discounts on a range of products and retailers from cinema tickets, food shopping and holidays
  • Discounts with Swindon Designer Outlet Village
  • Carefirst – impartial counselling service in person, by video call or phone as well as a citizen’s advice function for advice and support on personal or professional queries
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Annual pay progression opportunities

Further details about the role

Experience of teaching Food Technology (Preparation, Nutrition & Hygiene) at KS3 would be advantageous but is not a necessity. We would also like to hear from experienced HLTAs/TAs/Unqualified Teachers who would like to further their career.

  • To provide examples of good and outstanding teaching practice; including preparation and planning, classroom management and the maintenance of effective working relationships with students and colleagues
  • To organise the effective deployment and direction of Teaching Assistants, within the classroom and support the development of an effective team
  • To support the School Improvement Plan and contribute to the strategic vision of the Head Teacher and Governors
  • To participate in meetings which relate to the school’s management, curriculum,
  • administration or organisation
  • To communicate and co-operate with specialists from outside agencies to provide an effective
  • To ensure that effective communication is maintained with parents/carers about their child’s welfare, progress and participation in our school community

Commitment to safeguarding

Brunel Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and medical clearance.

Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010, Brunel Academies Trust welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process that is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, pronouns preference, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy, paternity or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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About Churchward School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
School size
91 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01793 209198

Churchward is a special school, rated Good by Ofsted in 2023, for young people aged 11-19 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and/or Social Communication Interaction Disorders (SCID).We are an inclusive and aspirational community where, built on absolute integrity, learning for life is holistic and specifically tailored to the needs of young people with social and communication challenges. Through our personalised approach and high expectations, we strive to ensure all students really achieve their potential helping to create positive young people equipped with life and work skills for a sustainable and fulfilled future.

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