Food Technology Teacher Primary and Secondary Phase

The Rise Free School, Feltham, Middlesex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Economics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £27,198 to £38,401

Job summary


To continue the development of a coherent curriculum and assessment plan for Food Technology across both phases: Primary and Secondary.

To continue to deliver BTEC accreditation for Food Technology in KS4.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

As Food Technology Teacher
To develop the curriculum and assessment of Food Technology across the primary and secondary phases.

To keep up to date with educational developments and changes within the subject area.

To adhere to the criteria as set out in the school handbook with particular regard to setting work, providing feedback and reporting.

To bring to the attention of the line manager any difficulties which arise within the department

To attend regular meetings, formal and informal, to discuss department matters and to ensure that the department works as a team.

To plan syllabuses/schemes of work and lesson plans.

To set work if you are absent in accordance to school guidelines.

To co-operate with other members of the school in cross-curricular activities.

To work closely with other staff to ensure that pupils are entered for public examinations in liaison with the examinations officer.

To bring to the attention of your department if equipment needs to be ordered.

To ensure differentiated homework is set across the department as per the school timetable and ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive feedback.

To actively engage in relevant CPD opportunities

Subject Teacher
Teach great differentiated lessons, ensuring that pupils progress towards their curriculum and ISP targets as a result of a broad, balanced, functional and relevant curriculum that is personalised in accordance with pupils’ needs.

Work collaboratively with The Rise team so each pupil can overcome potential barriers to learning and participation, using strategies and interventions that are evidence-based.

Ensure the adults supporting during lessons generate high levels of engagement and commitment to learning and offer sharply focussed and timely support and intervention that matches individual needs accurately.

Promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development to enable them to thrive both within our supportive learning community and in their everyday live.

Actively participate in the appropriate curriculum resources/activities/displays etc within the department.

Demonstrate through practice an understanding and personal commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Responsible for ensuring you are effectively communicating (the right information, to the right people, at the right time)

Assessment & Reporting
Ensure that permanent records of pupils’ work are kept and that pupils work and portfolios are marked to a high quality.

To support pupils in achieving accreditation, awards and qualifications appropriate to their age, interests and ability.

Lead Pupil Annual Reviews, Individual Support Plans (ISPs), Annual targets and attend relevant meetings

Training & Professional Development
Committed to continued professional development, in teaching behaviour and curriculum (relevant to The Rise School).

Participate in scheduled Line Management meetings.

Engage with personal CPD reading on a regular basis

As a Class Tutor
To promote the general purpose and well-being of pupils assigned to them.

Ensure that ISPs are reviewed and updated as per the school calendar.

Ensure that they play an active role in pupil reviews.

To be responsible for the academic, disciplinary and pastoral welfare of pupils in their registration group.

To be the first point of call for parents.

To ensure registration times are purposeful and productive.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Experience as a Food Technology Teacher
Special Needs Qualification (desirable)

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of the National Curriculum Key Stages appropriate to phase.

Knowledge of good practice in curriculum planning, development, assessment and evaluation of pupil progress including preparing pupils for externally accredited awards and qualifications.

Experience and sound knowledge of teaching across various Key Stages.

Good understanding and proven experience of managing health and safety arrangements in the workplace, with particular reference to Food Technology teaching, to include education off-site / beyond the classroom.

Experience of managing assessment, recording and reporting.

Knowledge of school inclusion.

Commitment to The Rise School aims and objectives – able to demonstrate an understanding and personal commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Knowledge of typically developing children.

Employee benefits

High quality professional development and support
Inclusion into the Teacher Pension scheme
Employee Assistance Programme offering 24 hours telephone support
Free Perkbox subscription offering benefits of particular services at reduced costs
Weekly staff wellbeing sessions
Use of our onsite gym facilities

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 84 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Rise Free School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About The Rise Free School

The Rise Free School is a special, primary and secondary school in Feltham, Middelsex for pupils with a primary diagnosis of ASD.

School location

Browells Lane, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 7EF