Salary – Scale 2 Point 3 to 5 (£20,812 to £21,575 pro rata)
30 hours per week - Term Time plus 2 weeks
To provide a
practical, daily technician service within our school to members of the
teaching staff and students in the Food Technology department through the
preparation and provision of equipment and ingredients to enable pupils to
carry out practical lessons.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment to
ensure Food teaching areas are prepared and maintained for teaching at all
Prepare ingredients, materials and resources for
teachers and students
Provide advice and assistance in the classroom to
support and assist the teacher during practical lessons
Work on your own initiative as well as a member of a
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
Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson
times, eg clubs, visits and extra-curricular activities organized by the
To undertake any other duties commensurate with the
post as may be required by the Principal.
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 both in the technology area and around the school Resources
To monitor supplies of stock and inform line manager
when further supplies of resources or ingredients are required; check goods
delivered against orders and storing appropriately; carry out stock taking and
To record breakages and loans, in accordance with
school policy, and assist with department filing, including maintenance of up
to date catalogues and price lists.
To assist with the preparation of materials for
lessons, display and projects.
To assist in setting up for practical lessons and
To carry out administrative duties to support the
teacher as required (filing, photocopying, record keeping, inventory checks
The post holder will be expected to carry out all
duties in the context of and in compliance with all the school policies.
To be willing to undertake training as necessary.
To participate in personal and team reviews.
To be familiar with Health & Safety regulations.
Provide First Aid when necessary (after training)
Other duties including support to facilitate the
smooth running of the Food Technology Department.
Job Description sets out the main duties of the post at the date when it was
drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general
character of the post or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations
are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of
the grading of the post. This list of duties is not exhaustive and from time to
time staff will be asked to undertake any other reasonable tasks in relation to
To assist the Principal in ensuring
that the academy runs smoothly. This
- Actively promoting the academy’s high expectations and equal
- Maintaining sound procedures for security, supervision, and
maintenance of the academy environment, ensuring that all
safeguarding/Health and Safety regulations are met.
- Modelling the highest standards of
professional conduct, supporting and driving excellence in all practice
within the academy; ensuring that Cliff Park Ormiston Academy and the
Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented positively within and beyond
- All staff are part of a wider academy team. Each individual, therefore, is required
to support the values/ethos of the academy and the academy priorities as
defined in the Academy Improvement Plan.
This will mean being responsive to the needs of colleagues, parents
and students and being flexible in a demanding environment. On occasions
the post holder may be expected to carry out additional tasks, as
requested by the Principal and Governors, which are not specifically
specified in this job description.
- All staff in the academy work subject to statute and academy
policies and procedures. The post holder will be expected to become
familiar with these and work in accordance with them.
- Due to the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the
appropriate level of Criminal Record Disclosure to be undertaken. It is essential that post holders
disclose whether they have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or
cautions and if so, for which offences. Any failure to disclose such
convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the
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