- MPS/UPS (Fringe) + competitive TLR
Lead Teacher of Food Technology job summary
We are seeking an excellent Lead Teacher of Food Technology responsible for shaping our curriculum across the key stages as we grow into KS4 & 5 as the school scales up. The ideal candidate will be a creative and innovative leader, with exceptional teaching and pedagogy, and will possess a keen drive to make a real difference to all of our students.
Our school is one of three schools which together form Endeavour MAT. Whilst the school first opened in September 2019 with just four forms in Y7, in September 2022, we will have 700 students including a small 6th Form and an 8-form Year 7 entry. Since opening, we have been quoted by Kent Advice website as ‘overnight, the most oversubscribed school in Dartford’. The school has also proved to be very popular with staff and we are excited to be expanding and welcoming further opportunities to join our staff team
To be our ideal candidate you will:
• be an expert teacher with a proven track record of delivering high quality lessons with excellent student outcomes.
• have the leadership and drive to develop teaching, learning and curriculum within their subject specialism and beyond.
• be committed to raising standards for all students.
• be capable of developing staff within a team to secure strong results.
• be forward thinking and pro-active in identifying key trends and responding to the inherent changes required in the delivery of this subject area.
Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:
As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working in a brand-new purpose-built setting with great facilities and with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.
The deadline for applications is: midnight on 18th May 2022, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards. It is our intention for all candidates to be observed teaching a face-to-face lesson as part of the selection process. Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates will be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.
Please see the recruitment pack for details of the post and if you would like an informal conversation to discuss the role in more detail, we would be happy to arrange this. Please call Leonie Verbeke-Cain 01322 250340
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About Stone Lodge School
- School type
- Free School, ages 11 to 19
- School size
- 239 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 19
Our school is one of three secondary schools which together form Endeavour MAT. Whilst the school first opened in September 2019 with just four forms in Year 7, it has expanded to an eight-form entry school, growing exponentially with each academic year. This growth presents a range of exciting career opportunities to join our existing staff team.
Arranging a visit to Stone Lodge School
If you would like an informal conversation to discuss the role in more detail, we would be happy to arrange this. Please call Leonie Verbeke-Cain 01322 250340.