DT Technician with Specific Responsibility for Food

St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 6HN

This job expired on 27 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    24 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

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DT Technician with Specific Responsibility for Food job summary

DT Technician with a specific responsibility for Food

Employer: St Thomas Aquinas CMAT

Location: St Paul’s Catholic School, Evington, Leicester

Grade: Band 3 Point 6-9 £20,043 - £21,269 per annum full time equivalent – actual salary £17,215 - £18,268

Contract Type: Term time (39 weeks) 37 Hours (Monday to Friday to 8.00am to 4pm with one 3.30 finish)

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: Monday 27th June 2022, at 9am

St Paul’s is seeking to appoint a DT Technician from August 2022. The successful candidate will enjoy the support and collaboration of a very supportive well established team.

St Paul’s is a thriving and successful 11-18 Catholic School, with 1140 students from a variety of backgrounds and faiths. It was judged good at its last inspection with Sixth form being outstanding. St Paul’s is ambitious for its students and staff and the school has continued to improve in all areas since the 2018 inspection. Ofsted described the school as “inclusive and caring” and students as “polite, caring and helpful.”

Key responsibilities of this role include, but not limited to:

Order ingredients and equipment to ensure that the resources are available for lessons so that demonstrations and practical lessons run smoothly
Prepare ingredients and equipment for food practical lessons to ensure that the correct resources are available.
Undertake stock checks and rotation to ensure that ingredients are stored correctly to ensure the health and safety of students and staff.
Provide information for students and teachers on the correct way to prepare ingredients in order to avoid accidents/damage to equipment
To assist when required in practical lessons to support staff and students to help with maintaining health and safety
Maintain food rooms in terms of hygiene and safety. Checking that surfaces and equipment are clean and that temperature of fridges and freezer are within permitted range.
Reporting any equipment or other maintenance issues promptly
Collect and maintain data about food allergies to ensure teachers are aware of possible issues and ensure safety of students.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times.
Provide support and assistance to the classroom teacher during practical lessons.
Work on your own initiative as well as a member of a team.
Plan and prioritise your work effectively.
Assist in the organisation and presentation of the Food Technology Room.
To attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.
To ensure that food technology rooms and equipment are kept clean and tidy and that food technology room safety regulations are met, including checking equipment for safety, cleaning and sterilizing equipment and advising students on safety aspects of particular practical work.
Ensure that fridges, cookers and equipment are kept clean and that a deep clean is undertaken when required.
Ensure that all equipment is accounted for, in the correct place and replaced where necessary.
Ensure that all equipment is stored in a safe, hygienic and appropriate manner.
Assist the classroom teacher in the logging in and out of certain items of equipment as required.
To be responsible for maintaining departmental displays of work
To provide practical support as required commensurate to the banding of the role to other D&T departments as required.
To be familiar with Health & Safety regulations.
Provide First Aid when necessary (after training)
We can offer the successful candidate:

The opportunity to be part of a warm inclusive community
A respectful and ethical working environment with a supportive culture
A belief and commitment to work life balance for all staff
Membership of the Medicash health care scheme
Employer pension contributions of over 20%
Application Process

To apply for this post please complete the application via the Trust Vacancies page https://www.aquinas-cmat.org/vacancies/ by the closing date of 9:00am 27th June 2022.

The interview process will include opportunities to see the school, but should you wish to visit prior to application please contact Helen Oliver, PA to the Principal holiver@st-pauls.leicester.sch.uk

St Thomas Aquinas CMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

The Trust will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

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About St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1140 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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At St Paul’s Catholic School you will find us to be a warm inclusive community where we are inspired and motivated by the words of the prophet Micah and the words of our school prayer; “Act justly, love tenderly and walk humbly with your God.”

We are one of 22 schools who all belong to the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust. We are bound together by the Trust mission to “prepare all our young people for a wholesome, fulfilling and active life in the future making a valuable contribution to society.” We are committed to the education of the whole person and look to foster each student’s gifts and talents whatever they may be.

This website contains both essential information which I hope will prove useful to you as one of our parents or someone wanting to know more about us and our school. The website should also give you a snap shot into our busy, vibrant community which is a wonderful place to work and study.

Mrs S Conaghan

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