Food and Technology Teacher

More than one school, Wootton Academy Trust

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2022

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£25,714.00 - £41,604.00

Food and Technology Teacher job summary

Wootton Academy Trust [WAT] consists of Wootton Upper School, which has 900 pupils in Years 9-11 and Kimberley 16-19 College, which in September 2022 will have 700 students in Years 12 and 13 studying Level 3 courses.

WAT is a happy, successful Trust and we are seeking to appoint someone to join our team and make a positive impact on students’ lives. Staff here are supportive, caring and committed to a collaborative approach to teaching and learning. As a new member of staff, you can expect a warm welcome and a wide range of CPD opportunities to develop your practice and career.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, well-qualified and dynamic Teacher of Food and Nutrition. Food and Nutrition play an important role in our curriculum offer and due to increasing popularity we are looking to expand our Food Technology department.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious practitioner committed to enabling every student to achieve the very best they can and is dedicated to their own professional development.

The ability to contribute to the teaching of Child Development for a few lessons each week would be advantageous, but not essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ECT, or an experienced teacher who is committed to enabling all students to achieve the very best they can and is dedicated to their own professional development. Access to affordable accommodation for ECTs from £500 per month all-inclusive of rent, utilities, internet access and maintenance.

Closing Date: Open until filled. Please note that we will be running this as a rolling recruitment and selection process during the recruitment campaign, therefore please submit your application at your earliest opportunity.

Applying for the job

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs. When applying, please complete all sections of the application form and ensure that you do not leave any gaps in your qualification/work history and that you give details of any periods not accounted for by full time employment, education or training. Forms with missing sections and/or gaps may not be considered. An Application Form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website www.woottonupper.co.uk or requested by email from recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk.
Please return the completed Application Form either by email to recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Wootton Academy Trust is committed to diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The role is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES - We prefer to hire people directly. We’ll be in touch if we need you!

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Supporting documents

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About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01234767123

Wootton Upper School and Kimberley 16 - 19 College (in the nearby village of Stewartby), are both operated by Wootton Academy Trust [WAT]. The two institutions are 3 miles apart and linked by a shuttle bus.

WAT is ambitious and its vision is to provide outstanding education in all of its component parts.

Wootton Upper School, with 900 pupils across Years 9 -11, was rated good by Ofsted in November 2017. Results across the core subjects are very high. Progress 8 was 0.13 in 2017; 0.26 in 2018 and 0.2 in 2019.

School details

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
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School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
897 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

If you would like any further information on our Food Department or to arrange a visit, please contact recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk .

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