8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    25 January 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Design and technology, Food
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,714 to £41,604 + TLR 2bc £5,743

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished design technology specialist to lead an experienced team. Design technology has a well-established pedigree at Stowupland High School. All students in KS3 study design technology modules including resistant materials and food technology. We offer a full range of courses at KS4 and post-16.

You will be able to teach food technology to level 3 and have the skills to build on the department’s current strong position and take it to the next level.

The department is very well-equipped and enjoys fabulous facilities. Our new sixth form centre houses a state-of-the-art industry standard kitchen.

You will be at the heart of fundamental change. We are in the process of redesigning our catering offer for students and staff, and the Trust is committed to a long-term sustainability programme.

If you are suitably qualified for the position and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Peter Whear, Headteacher, via slewis@stowuplandhighschool.co.uk to arrange an informal chat or visit (COVID restrictions will apply).

Employee benefits

• an inclusive and friendly school community that is well supported by the Trust and Governing Body;
• a strong focus on CPD, action research and team working;
• a teaching and learning culture built on innovation and ‘risk-taking’ to ensure the best outcomes for all students;
• high expectations for students;
• a highly successful induction programme for new staff and NQTs.

Applying for the job

Applicants will need to complete a Teacher Application form which can be found on our website.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
992 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01449 674827

About Stowupland High School

Our 11-18 school is located in the village of Stowupland one most rural parts Mid-Suffolk. It opened 1978 and its buildings were designed to blend with local architecture. The extensive use pantile roofs stained boarding are keeping character. A community sports centre 1999. We lead John Milton Academy Trust, have recently our new, dedicated Sixth Form building. You will be joining a close-knit team Trust that committed ambition, aspiration excellence for all.

Arranging a visit to Stowupland High School

Potential applicants are welcome to contact us for an informal chat with Peter Whear, Headteacher, or to arrange a visit (Covid restrictions will apply).

School location

Church Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 4BQ

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