Teacher of DT Food Specialist

The Henry Box School, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4AX

13 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 January 2023

  • Latest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 0.6 (3 days per week) or 0.4 (2 days per week) We are looking for full days and not a combination of part days

Contract type


Pay scale

Main pay scale or Upper pay scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Selection Criteria


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach KS3 and KS4.
  • Effective behaviour management.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of planning, assessment and record-keeping.
  • Commitment to further training and development.
  • Conscientious, enthusiastic and positive.
  • The ability to relate well to students, staff and parents.
  • Willingness and ability to be an effective tutor.
  • Willingness to teach Personal Development.


  • DATA Teaching Food Safely certification.
  • Flexible approach to teaching other D&T disciplines at KS3.
  • Willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities.
  • Evidence of improving practice by identifying and meeting CPD needs.

What the school offers its staff


  • On site car parking
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Teacher Development Trust Gold Standard professional development

Further details about the role

Performance and Creativity Faculty

The Faculty includes art, design and technology, textiles, food, drama, music and PE subjects. The Design and Technology offers students a range of opportunities to develop work in a number of areas such as Food, Technology, Graphics, Resistant Materials, Systems and Control and Textiles to GCSE level, and Product Design (3D) to A-level.


In each of Years 7 and 8, the students follow a carousel system through 4 modules, spending approximately 8 weeks in each D&T subject discipline, for three one-hour lessons per fortnight. These are Textiles, Food, and two Design and Technology.

In Year 9, students work in 3 of areas within Design and Technology; Food, Textiles and Design and Technology. Each of the 3 courses lasts 2 terms, and challenge students with advanced techniques and more in-depth projects to complete.


Design and Technology is a popular option at Key Stage 4 with students selecting one of the following courses:

AQA Design and Technology: Textiles Technology

AQA Food Preparation & Nutrition

AQA Design & Technology (9-1)


We offer AQA A Level Design and Technology Product Design (3D) where students are challenged by course content, and encouraged in creativity throughout their studies.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Henry Box School is committed to promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and other relevant pre-employment checks.

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About The Henry Box School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1061 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01993 848166

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