This job expired on 22 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    8 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Food Technology
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
Contract type

Job summary

Food Technology Teacher
Food Technology Teacher required immediately/January or Easter 2022
We are seeking an enthusiastic Food Technology Specialist who is able to provide at least a good quality of classroom teaching for students in all key stages. The successful candidate would be part of the Science and Technology Teaching and Learning Area.
St Mary’s is a modern school situated in green belt land. We take pride in having a friendly staff and new colleagues are made to feel very welcome. Whether you are new to the profession, or have been teaching a number of years, you will benefit from our superb CPD programme – our Christian Vision is that we are ‘the rich soil in which seeds flourish and roots grow’ and this applies as much to the staff as it does to the students.
'The Governors of St Mary's will make an additional recruitment payment to appointed teachers who apply direct to the school (i.e. not through an agency/third party).
Please note that safeguarding students of the School is a priority. All appointments to posts in the School are made through stringent adherence to the requirements of ‘Keeping Children safe in Education’. As there is a high degree of contact with children an enhanced disclosure will be sought for this post through the Criminal Records Bureau as part of pre-employment checks.
Closing Date 9am on 22nd October 2021 Interview Date w/c 1st November 2021

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1251 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

About St Mary's Church of England High School (VA)

All members of staff – whether working in the classroom or in the non-classroom based support teams – are valued equally and each has a part to play in working together to achieve success. Our recent successes and continued improvement profile can be attributed to our work as a team and recognition that we all contribute to support of all students and their families. This makes for an effective and efficient school, where students from all backgrounds are supported to make good progress.

Staff wellbeing is valued and an important aspect of work at St Mary’s and this is recognised in our recent inspection reports. The wellbeing of staff is important because staff are expected to work very hard and to maintain very high standards at all times. In return staff are well supported, provided with effective and regular training and high quality performance appraisal. In addition, the governors are committed to providing teaching staff with increased non contact time to support high quality planning and assessment for learning. Staff feedback tells us that staff are made to feel very welcome at St Mary’s and that there is an excellent culture of peer and collaborative support.

The staffing structures of the School provide clear opportunities to support progression and professional development. A member of the senior leadership team is responsible for Continuing Professional Activity (CPA) and programmes to support staff at all stages of their career and aspiration.

New staff are entitled to an induction programme and network of personal support appropriate to experience and level of confidence. CPA is tailored to meet the needs of staff and staff are given opportunities to contribute to whole school improvement. There is a robust performance management appraisal system reflecting a commitment to individual career development as well as underlining the expectation of high levels of performance to secure the continued success of our community.

Our multi-cultural student population is lively and engaging. The students have a wide range of needs including those who demand high levels of intellectual challenge and those who require carefully planned support. The future for St Mary’s CE High School is exciting and we welcome all potential or new colleagues to visit our learning community. If you are interested in hearing about opportunities at St Mary’s, visiting our School or applying for a post, please contact Pauline Llewellyn, HR Officer on

School location

Lieutenant Ellis Way, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN7 5FB

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