Teacher of Design and Food Technology

Bower Park Academy, Romford, Essex, RM1 4YY

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main/Upper Pay Scale £32407 - £48055 (Inclusive of Outer London Weighting)

Teacher of Design and Food Technology job summary

Our mission is to ‘inspire learners and change lives’ – and that includes our staff. We want to empower our teams so pupils are ready to be kind, confident and impactful world citizens. To help us, we wish to appoint a an exceptional, inspirational and dynamic Design and Food Technology Teacher to join a department who thrive on sharing knowledge, skills and understanding to all students. You should be able to deliver technology lessons across the full range of technology with Food Technology as your main subject. The successful candidate should possess high expectations, and provide excellent good practices to enable all students achieve to the best of their ability and beyond. You will be a creative thinker and be able to turn technology into a fun and engaging subject.

In return, we offer:

  •  High quality professional development
  •  Supportive and friendly colleagues
  •  Flexible working opportunities
  •  Staff assistance programme including virtual GP appointments, counselling service, legal services
  • Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Applying for the job

Should you wish to be consider for the position, please forward your completed application form to hr@elatschools.co.uk by 9am on Monday 3rd October 2022. Interviews are to be scheduled to be held week commencing 10th October 2022.

Please note that, due to the high response expected for this position, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have a suitable pool of candidates, which could be prior to the closing date. Previous applicants need not apply.

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Supporting documents

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About Bower Park Academy

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

At Bower Park Academy we have the great privilege to educate other people’s children, bringing with it a huge responsibility to provide the best education in an environment where we endeavour to develop the whole child as we aim to prepare young people for happiness and success in their adult lives. We offer a broad, balanced curriculum that ensures students master relevant knowledge, concepts and skills of a wide range of disciplines, whilst fostering a lifelong love of learning.

The Academy is at the heart of the local community, providing a caring and supportive environment where students are nurtured and supported to achieve success. We provide high quality learning for all students and believe that, no matter what their starting point or personal circumstances, every student can achieve success.

In September 2016, Bower Park joined the Empower Learning Academy Trust (ELAT), with Hall Mead School, Hacton Primary School and The Brittons Academy. Hall Mead, as the sponsor, is an outstanding school with teaching school status. The Trust is using best practice development to support all staff across the schools to improve the quality of provision. In this way, ELAT is helping the schools to rapidly improve the quality of provision to ensure success for all students.

We will equip every student with the skills, attributes, values and qualifications necessary to lead highly successful adult lives.

Shahid Deen - Principal

Ofsted report
"Pupils’ personal development is strong. There are many opportunities for pupils to develop their leadership skills and take responsibility. As a result, pupils are well prepared for the next stage of their education"


Arranging a visit to Bower Park Academy

Informal visits to the department are very welcome by appointment. The Empower Learning Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer that is committed to safer recruitment. All applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children.

For further information about this role, please contact John Shepley, Assistant Principal at jshepley@elatschools.co.uk

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