This job expired on 12 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Food Technology

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,000 to £43,685.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher of Food to join our thriving Design Technology Department. Applicants should have a proven track record of success and be committed to further improving teaching and learning as well as student progress within the area. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wishes to develop in a supportive, well-resourced and exciting environment. The vacancy is suitable for experienced or NQT (ECT) candidates.

The successful candidate will join a well-established Technology Department where high standards are expected of staff as well as pupils, but in a lively and supportive atmosphere. It is important that our staff are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about their specialism. We want to benefit fully from your skills, personality and knowledge. You must be able to inspire and enthuse students through your teaching. An engaging personality, attention to detail, a creative approach to the delivery of the curriculum and strategies to enable all students to make or exceed their levels of progress are all essential in order to accelerate student progress and promote the enjoyment of the subject.

What the school offers its staff

Our recent Ofsted inspection (January 2022) highlighted many strengths in our school with a clear focus for further improvement. We are oversubscribed and also benefitting from Litherland Moss Primary School, that is part of our Multi Academy Trust, located on our site. This is a very exciting time to join our school as we continue our journey to become an outstanding school.

Further details about the role

Food plays an important role in our curriculum offer and due to increasing popularity we are looking to expand our Food Technology Department. Food is taught within our KS3 Technology carousel and KS4 pupils follow the WJEC Level 1 / 2Hospitality and Catering course.This is a superb opportunity to join a cohesive, professional and supportive team with excellent facilities and extensive resources.

You will work closely with the Subject Leader for Design Technology, to enhance provision of learning. You will collaborate with the Department to support the development of schemes of work to ensure the curriculum is engaging to all learners,alongside supporting student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school.

All documentation can be downloaded for this post. Please submit an application form, covering letter, and equal opportunities form directly to Linda Kinsella, Personnel, Litherland High School, Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool L21 0DB or applications can be emailed to lkinsella@mylhs.org

Further information about our school can be found on the school website:


Commitment to safeguarding

Litherland High School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the wellbeing of young people. An appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), and will be subject to references.

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About Litherland High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
0151 214 3434

LHS is an 11-16 Secondary Academy, part of the Heath Family Trust (NW).

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