Teacher of Food and Hospitality Ilkley Grammar School, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Job description

(Part time 0.8 FTE although a lower FTE may be able to be accommodated)

Temporary until August 2020 although a permanent contract may be available for an exceptional candidate.

Join a leading school which prides itself on the high quality of education, enrichment and care provided to all and is committed to the wellbeing of students and staff.

Due to expansion of the department, an exciting opportunity has arisen to teach Food and Hospitality and progress your career in a school judged by OFSTED as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, a school where both student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the region. We are a fantastic learning community, set in one of Yorkshire’s most scenic areas, whose facilities will soon be further enhanced by the completion of a multi-million pound refurbishment and expansion project.

If you have the ability to engage and enthuse our students with a love of DT, coupled with the drive and commitment required to be an exceptional teacher, then we would like to hear from you. Applicants must be able to deliver all skill areas at Key Stage 3, as well as Food and Hospitality and Catering at Key Stage 4. We welcome applications from both experienced classroom practitioners and Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs).

Ilkley Grammar School is an outstanding, vibrant 11-18 comprehensive, with over a 400 year tradition of serving the local community. We are committed to Personal Best as reflected in our Vision and Values:

“Our vision at Ilkley Grammar School is to provide an exceptional, inclusive learning experience at the heart of our community. Our students will achieve their academic personal best and will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of others. We will achieve this through modelling our core values and attributes in the way we work together.”

We are the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust and a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance with a firm commitment to school to school support and developing highly effective collaborative practices.

We are looking for:

 a dedicated and passionate teacher of Hospitality/Food/DT, who has resilience and a strong, positive work ethic
 a commitment to providing high quality lessons to engage, challenge and inspire our students
 an individual who is committed to comprehensive education, with the ability to teach DT across all areas at Key Stage 3, as well as Food/ Hospitality and Catering at Key Stage 4
 a colleague who is inspirational and committed to sharing best practice
 a strong commitment to extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities

In return for your commitment we can offer:

 the opportunity to make a real difference
 students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’
 personalised CPD with a strong commitment to professional growth and developing individual career paths
 a commitment to mobile technologies with iPads issued to all teaching staff and students
 a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care
 a committed and established staff
 very supportive Leadership Team, parents and Governors
 a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale with good transport links to Leeds and Bradford

For further details, including our specific application requirements for this post, please visit our school website www.ilkleygrammarschool.com

Closing date for applications: 8am Thursday 17th October
Provisional interview date: Week commencing 21st October

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school. The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment. All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome. All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.

Essential educational requirements

Honours degree in related specialism
Good A levels

Essential qualifications

Honours degree in related specialism

Essential skills and experience

An individual with the ability to teach Food and Hospitality across the full ability range including the potential to teach to A-level .
Successful experience of teaching a range of technology subjects

About Ilkley Grammar School

We are an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive academy and the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust.

Cowpasture Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8TR
Ilkley Grammar School website (opens in a new window)