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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 July 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Food Technology

Working pattern

Full time: The School Direct Salaried Training Programme is an employment-based route for high quality graduates, typically with at least three years’ experience of transferable work history. You’ll earn a salary while you train towards your Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) recommendation and won’t need to pay any tuition fees.

Contract type

Fixed term - You’ll earn a salary while you train towards your Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) recommendation and won’t need to pay any tuition fees.

Pay scale

Unqualified teacher pay scale 1-3 (£19,340 to £23,777).

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A passion for design and a keen interest in the discipline beyond your degree
  • Knowledge and understanding of two Design Technology strands and an awareness of how these are taught in UK secondary schools.
  • Effective communication skills and good organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
  • Awareness of current educational developments and issues
  • Experience with young people and commitment to developing individuals
  • The ability to evaluate practice and to address your weaknesses
  • Initiative, flexibility and responsiveness to change
  • A sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team.

What the school offers its staff

Ratton School became a converter academy on 1st of August 2012 and joined with Ocklynge Junior School on the 1stof December 2017 to form the South Downs Learning Trust. The aim of our trust is to provide an outstanding educational experience for all students in our schools. We want both schools to retain their own identity whilst working together to support the learning of everyone in the Trust community.

Our aim is to develop a sustainable and exciting educational experience that places our students at the centre of all that we do.

Further details about the role

The School Direct Salaried Training Programme is an employment-based route for high quality graduates, typically with at least three years’ experience of transferable work history. You’ll earn a salary while you train towards your Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) recommendation and won’t need to pay any tuition fees.

We are looking to recruit a trainee teacher in Design Technology for September 2023.

Our preferred candidate will specialise in Food Technology but may have other experience or specialisms within the Design Technology umbrella of subjects. We are looking to fund this place to unqualified teacher pay point 3 (currently £23,777).

You will need an undergraduate degree at class 2:2 or above, or equivalent. Candidates typically have a degree in a subject which includes the following:

  • Product Design
  • Product Design
  • 3D Design
  • Textiles
  • Architecture
  • Food Science
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Sculpture
  • Art and Design
  • Graphics
  • Electronics

We are looking for the following personal qualities:

  • A passion for design and a keen interest in the discipline beyond your degree
  • Knowledge and understanding of two Design Technology strands and an awareness of how these are taught in UK secondary schools.
  • Effective communication skills and good organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
  • Awareness of current educational developments and issues
  • Experience with young people and commitment to developing individuals
  • The ability to evaluate practice and to address your weaknesses
  • Initiative, flexibility and responsiveness to change
  • A sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team.

If you have the above qualities and experience and wish to join our team, then please apply to be considered for the interview process through The Department for Education’s‘Find postgraduate teacher training’ service.

For additional information or an informal discussion, please contact Neil Stocker, Professional Tutor, at nstocker@ratton.co.uk


Commitment to safeguarding

The South Downs Learning Trust and all our academies take notice of and adhere to all the national and local policies and guidance in regard to Safeguarding Children and Young People. We are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Ratton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1194 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ratton School became a converter academy on 1st of August 2012 and joined with Ocklynge Junior School on the 1st of December 2017 to form the South Downs Learning Trust. The aim of our trust is to provide an outstanding educational experience for all students in our schools. We want both schools to retain their own identity whilst working together to support the learning of everyone in the Trust community.

Our aim is to develop a sustainable and exciting educational experience that places our students at the centre of all that we do.

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