This job expired on 27 March 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food Technology

Working pattern

Full time: Full time Teaching hours

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR available for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual with drive, passion and creativity to join Teignmouth Community School delivering Food (Hospitality and Catering). Ability to teach other areas of Technology in Key Stage 3 would be helpful however, it is not absolutely vital.

Are you:

  • an inspirational, dedicated and forward-thinking classroom practitioner?
  • able to deliver targeted lessons up to an including Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering?
  • committed to raising standards?
  • creative, enthusiastic and committed to active learning?

You will:

  • demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills
  • be able to enthuse and motivate all students
  • have incredibly high expectations
  • be an excellent team player
  • believe that all students are capable of success

Support and development available: We are part of the South West teaching network of Food teachers so lots of twilight support with Food teachers in the locale and classes limited to 20 students.

Opportunity to work in other areas of the Technology curriculum if the candidate wants to further develop their skills.

Industrial quality catering facilities ensure a highly specialised teaching environment. The Art and Technology department is a large team of highly skilled teachers and technicians with a wide skill set who are able to fully support a successful candidate at any stage in their career.

If you think you can make a difference to our students and relish the idea of joining our successful, supportive and highly motivated team in the delivery of an excellent education, then we want to hear from you!

What the school offers its staff


  • In-trust career development and leadership courses; support to access the NPQ suite of courses and progression opportunities within the Trust’s leadership structure.
  • All teaching staff receive weekly incremental coaching as their personalised CPD to develop pedagogy; no whole Trust one-size-fits all approach.
  • New staff buddy system; a buddy outside the department to catch up with for support.– Trust and School SLT open door policy.


  • Staff EAP Scheme which supports a range of clinically robust counselling options, including telephone and online or face-to-face sessions
  • Financial, legal and practical support from qualified professionals on a range of personal issues
  • Access to online health and wellbeing resources and a specialist information service
  • A dedicated coaching service for line managers, aimed at developing your soft skills and building your confidence for handling challenging situations.
  • Annual flu jab offered to all staff
  • Dartmoor National Park within 30mins of each school
  • Cycle scheme
  • Coastal locations
  • 10 minutes from M5 motorway
  • Excellent rail and bus links
  • 20 min drive from Exeter Airport
  • Free use of on site Fitness Suite at Exeter Road for all staff within the Trust
  • Food allowance for approved duties

CPD And Progression

  • Personalised training programmes
  • Middle leader training opportunities
  • Mentor programmes
  • Strong links with external groups such as PiXL, Challenge Partners and South West Teaching School Alliance
  • Strong links within the local learning community

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 Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
957 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road is a vibrant 11-19 secondary school with excellent facilities, highly qualified teachers and caring pastoral staff.

We believe that young people who are cared for and experience success (whatever that looks like for them) will thrive at school and beyond. Achieving that is our sole job, and one that we take very seriously.

Arranging a visit to Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Caroline.Curle@teignmouthschool.co.uk.

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