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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,030.00 - £29,139.00 Annually (Actual) APTEC Scale 5 -10 depending on experience - pro rota for term time plus 2 weeks = £24,767 to £26,700 per annum

Food/Design & Technology Technician job summary

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel that is seeking a Food/Design & Technology Technician. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational.

Following the success of our first ever Ofsted inspection at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls, we are looking for dedicated staff that will join us on our journey in delivering an outstanding education for all our students. By joining us, you will play a vital role in supporting our girls to grow as women whose voices are heard and respected. Through this, we hope that they will become influential mothers, sisters, carers, friends and, ultimately, successful and happy members of society.

As a school community and Trust, we place significant value on our professional working relationships with others. Therefore, we are looking for individuals who will be committed to forming strong relationships with other colleagues and stakeholders so that we can be united in achieving our shared vision and goals.

Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls are seeking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic Food Technician to join the Design and Technology (DT) Department. The post holder will assist the Head of DT, DT staff and students in a range of activities with the main focus being Food Nutrition and Preparation with occasional duties to support the department in managing resources and displays in other DT areas such as Graphics, Textiles and Product Design. Experience of working in a school environment would be beneficial as responsibilities will include preparation for and support in practical lessons for Key Stage 3 and 4.

We are seeking a candidate who is enthusiastic about practical work and highly skilled in their understanding of materials, equipment, and processes. They will also be enthusiastic about working with young people, helping support the aims of the department in encouraging young people to access STEM education and careers. The post holder will be asked to help supervise extra-curricular clubs or workshops as well as contribute to the pastoral life of the school.

We are looking for a candidate who has:

A genuine passion for Cooking and Design & Technology

All the necessary certification for use of equipment and Health and safety

The ability to skilfully use a range of tools, equipment, and machinery

Previous experience of maintaining and adjusting a range of machinery and recording of checks

The ability to support practical workshop sessions with supervision, practical instruction, and demonstrations.

The drive and enthusiasm to engage and inspire pupils.

The dedication to improve the life chances of young people throughout the school.

As a member of staff at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls we can offer you:

Opportunities for career progression

Access to apprenticeship training

Excellent professional development

A contributory pension scheme

Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals

Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee

An employee assistance programme

Season ticket loans

Excellent catering facilities

Cycle2Work Scheme

Secure on-site parking

Free daily coffee for staff

PolyMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

An online search will be completed for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and usually before interview

For any potential applicants, we would like to encourage you to inform us of any additional support or adjustments you may need throughout the recruitment process. We have an open approach to support for candidates with disabilities and recognise that reasonable adjustments may be required based on each individuals needs.

Sharing your needs with us ahead of interview, allows us to fully support and ensure you are not disadvantaged during the process. We welcome candidates contacting us at any point should you feel uncomfortable declaring a disability, to reassure you that we are here to support. So, please contact hr@polymat.co.uk if this is the case.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 16 June. Interviews will be scheduled to take place shortly after.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application. The closing date will be brought forward in the event that the post is filled

Commitment to safeguarding

All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. Successful applicants, will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
943 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel . Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational.

Following the success of our first ever Ofsted inspection at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls, we are looking for dedicated teachers that will join us on our journey in delivering an outstanding education for all our students. By joining us, you will play a vital role in supporting our girls to grow as women whose voices are heard and respected. Through this, we hope that they will become influential mothers, sisters, carers, friends and, ultimately, successful and happy members of society.

As a school community and Trust, we place significant value on our professional working relationships with others. Therefore, we are looking for individuals who will be committed to forming strong relationships with other colleagues and stakeholders so that we can be united in achieving our shared vision and goals.

Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported.

Working for PolyMAT may also present the unique opportunity for staff to teach across both schools and for candidates to join our recruitment pool for further openings.

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