• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology, Food
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS 1-6/UPS 1-3

Job summary

This is a rare opportunity to join the Secondary Team, which provides an outstanding service for pupils in the Hastings and surrounding area. In recent years, we have been successful with receiving external funding, which have led to a complete refurbishment of the Kitchens to a high quality within the KS3 and KS4 sites.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Design & Technology Teacher, who specialises in delivering food technology. They will be responsible for the planning and delivery of food technology curriculum across KS3 and KS4 up to GCSE and planning of the curriculum for Yr2 –Yr11. Food Technology is currently a strength of the school and has the highest GCSE uptake and results across the Trust, therefore, the successful candidate will also be to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring all pupils make progress and succeed. You will be a strong practitioner who is passionate about your subject, highly organised and has the ability to motivate and engage learners.

A TLR2a additional allowance may also be available with this position, for suitably experienced candidate, which will be discussed at interview.

Although experience of working in Special Education is not essential for this post, you should be able to demonstrate an approach to curriculum delivery that is exciting and innovative, while also being sensitive to the needs of our pupils. A proven ability with challenging students and a resilient attitude are essential.

The successful candidate will be joining a Trust and school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued.

Employee benefits

SEN Allowance
(TLR2a available for suitably experienced candidate)

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About New Horizons School (Part of the Sabden Multi Academy Trust)

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all pupils and staff feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision and a vocationally focused Free School. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement. Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure relationships with staff and strong partnerships with parents and carers.

New Horizons, based in St Leonards on Sea, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, is an 'Outstanding' SEMH Special school and we are seeking to appoint a qualified practitioner who has ambitious standards and a clear sense of accountability.

Arranging a visit to New Horizons School (Part of the Sabden Multi Academy Trust)

We strongly encourage you to visit our school and if you would like to see us prior to submitting an application please contact Simone Hopkins, Principal to arrange a visit. Alternatively, if you wish to have an informal discussion with Simone Hopkins, Principal, this can also be arranged. Please contact us on 01424 852277 or by email on office.nh@sabden.org.uk

School location

Beauchamp Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9JU

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