9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Food technology

Working pattern

Part time: 632.5 hours per annum (0.5 FTE) worked as per the Teachers Pay and Conditions

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st August 2025

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale 1 to Upper Pay Scale 3 plus SEN allowance (£2,539 FTE), actual salary £16,270 - £24,532; Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale 1 – 6 plus SEN allowance, actual salary £11,568 - £17,336

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance £1,269 (0.5 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Part Time Temporary Food Technology Teacher/Instructor

Salary: Main Pay Scale 1 to Upper Pay Scale 3 plus SEN allowance (£2,539 FTE), actual salary £16,270 - £24,532; Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale 1 – 6 plus SEN allowance, actual salary £11,568 - £17,336

Hours: 632.5 hours per annum (0.5 FTE) worked as per the Teachers Pay and Conditions

The trust on behalf of Elms Bank School and College, are seeking to appoint a dedicated and highly motivated Teacher / Instructor of Food Technology on a temporary basis. The successful candidate will join a team of exceptional professionals working with pupils whose barriers to learning can include physical difficulties, social communication difficulties, Autism, speech, and language difficulties. Pupils are best supported to achieve their potential through a creative teaching style, which enables them to engage in and explore the curriculum. You will be part of an exceptional team and will be provided with extensive support to ensure that you develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond.

This post is particularly suitable for a teacher/instructor who has experience of teaching and working with pupils who are working significantly below age related expectation. Teachers would be expected to demonstrate that they are competent in using a range of strategies to teach and to engage and develop pupils’ understanding to ensure that they reach their full potential.

Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs in a mainstream or a SEND setting is essential. We are looking for an outstanding teacher who will demonstrate a high level of commitment to our students.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Provide excellent learning opportunities and engage our pupils.
  • Be able to inspire confidence in meeting the needs of our pupils.
  • Be highly motivated and will contribute to team working and team building.
  • Be able to take advantage of the professional learning opportunities we can offer.
  • Be able to teach outstanding lessons.

Applications from either primary or secondary trained teachers and teachers who are experienced in working with pupils with SEND are welcome. ECT’S and unqualified teachers are also invited to apply for this post.

Please note that this is a temporary post on a fixed term basis until 31st August 2025.

What the school offers its staff

In return our trust can offer you:

  • An incredible opportunity to be part of an exceptional school and work with experienced and successful leaders.
  • The chance to be part of a growing and forwarding thinking trust that will provide wider opportunities in the future.
  • Extensive support to progress your potential at an exciting time in our development.
  • An opportunity to work within an inclusive and values driven organisation and the chance to be part of a highly skilled, dedicated, and hardworking team.
  • Support with health and wellbeing via ‘Medicash’, a Health Cash Plan that is paid for by the trust and gives access to a range of helpful benefits. The trust also provides access to ‘Welbee’, a dedicated staff wellbeing improvement service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Elms Bank

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
307 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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