Teacher of Food & Nutrition Penrice Academy, St Austell, Cornwall

Job description

REF: PEN013

An Exceptional Teacher with a Passion for Food and Nutrition

Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale
Full Time, Permanent – Required for September 2020

Are you an exceptional teacher? Do you have a passion for Food and Nutrition?

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner to join our technology team. This opportunity is open to teachers of all subjects who have a passion for food, cooking & nutrition. You will have autonomy to plan and implement an exciting and engaging curriculum for our students, to share your passion for exceptional cooking. You will teach students across both Key Stage 3 & 4 and will contribute to our extraordinary enriched curriculum offer – Penrice Plus.

Penrice Academy is a fast paced, driven and forward thinking school, with a determination to give our students the best possible life chances. We have the highest expectations of our students’ behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Our students come to school ready and excited to learn. Can you motivate and inspire their success?

We offer unparalleled career development opportunities for all. Whether you are an NQT, an experienced teacher, a current or aspiring leader, Penrice is the school that will fast track your development. As a Teaching School we offer a range of nationally acclaimed speakers at our CPD events. For the right candidate there are a broad range of leadership and additional opportunities on offer.

Application forms and full details are available to download from http://www.penriceacademy.org/vacancies-3/

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Doug O’Brien, Assistant Principal, on 01726 72163, or email dobrien@penrice.org.uk

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 24 February 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 2 March 2020

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link: www.penriceacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Child-Protection-and-Safeguarding-Policy-2019.pdf

Essential educational requirements

-Good Honours Degree
-PGCE or equivalent

Essential qualifications

-Qualified Teacher status

Essential skills and experience

-Knowledge of current education and professional developments and an understanding of their application in a whole school context
-Excellent ICT skills
-High level of oral and written communication skills
-Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
-Track record of consistently delivering excellent lessons, that ensure high levels of progress
-Ability to enthuse children and create a love of learning
-Ability to work hard in line with competing deadlines, prioritising appropriately and maintaining good humour
-The desire to contribute to the wider life of the school
-To believe in the importance of team work and a collaborative approach, and be able to build supportive working relationships with colleagues both within and outside the Department
-Commitment to facilitate extracurricular provision
-Passion for food, catering and nutrition
-An interest and desire to learn the requirements of national and examination curricular of food, catering and nutrition

Employee benefits

We offer unparalleled career development opportunities for all. Whether you are an NQT, an experienced teacher, a current or aspiring leader, Penrice is the school that will fast track your development. As a Teaching School we offer a range of nationally acclaimed speakers at our CPD events. For the right candidate there are a broad range of leadership and additional opportunities on offer.


About Penrice Academy

Address
Charlestown Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Penrice Academy website (opens in a new window)