George Salter Academy is a friendly, happy and
vibrant 11-18 academy, serving a multi-cultural community and we are looking
for a motivated and inspiring individual to lead our Food Technology department
at George Salter Academy from January 2024.
The role is suitable for both existing Heads of
Department and those looking to step into leadership. The successful candidate
will actively and positively promote Food Technology across key stages 3, 4 and
5 whilst ensuring the development of teaching practices of others within the
The George Salter Food department consists of 2
full time specialist food teachers, 1 full time technician and 3 fully equipped
catering rooms. The department have produced excellent results over the last 7
years. KS3 consists of a ½ yearly rotation with weekly double lessons (1hr 40mins)
where students develop practical skills through a wide range of multicultural
recipes. WJEC Hospitality and Catering is delivered to KS4 students who receive
1 double and 1 single lesson per week. There is a very strong uptake of the
subject at GCSE level. WJEC Food Science and Nutrition is also delivered to
Post 16 students who receive 3 double lessons per week. The department receives
a healthy budget and is well equipped and supported from leadership.
This position has become available due to the existing
HOD moving into a new role within the academy, and due to the increase in
student uptake at GCSE.
To discuss the position, please contact Associate
Assistant Principal, Tehjinder Kaur, via e-mail at T.Kaur@georgesalter.com
The closing date for this advert is Thursday 12th
October 2023 at 1pm. Interviews will take place shortly thereafter.
George Salter Academy is committed to safeguarding
and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to
share this commitment. This post is advertised in accordance with the OAT recruitment
and selection policy.
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