6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31 August 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 to £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

Priory School has a long-standing history of academic excellence within a culture of strong pastoral care. We are proud of the highly successful rounded education we provide. Priory is a school where students are expected to work hard and as a result make excellent progress. Priory School is well regarded and is consistently oversubscribed.

The Governors wish to appoint a well-qualified, talented, committed, and inspiring Teacher of Food Preparation and Nutrition, from September 2024 until 31 August 2025 (reviewed for September 2025).

Food Preparation and Nutrition sits within the Technology faculty and benefits from a generous allocation of curriculum time. We are a department of 5 staff and have two dedicated food preparation classrooms along with a range of resources to support the delivery of the subject. We have a full time, dedicated food preparation technician who provides a high standard of technical support. We are also active members of The Food Teachers Centre and benefit from taking part in many of their initiatives and training courses.

We currently offer GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition as an examination course, which is a popular option. We also offer BTEC Home Cooking Skills Level 1 and 2. Our exam results are consistently excellent. We have a cohesive and well-structured curriculum at KS3, which gives our KS4 learners an excellent platform to excel with their exam courses. Our philosophy is to foster a love of cooking, and to develop the skills and knowledge required to allow students to progress to post 16 options. We have a proud tradition in this area.

The salary grade is Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale £30,000 to £46,525. The post would be suitable for either an ECT or an experienced teacher. We are ideally looking for 0.6 FTE, but exact hours can be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: Friday 19th April at 9am

Interview date: Wednesday 24th April

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded directly from our school website under ‘vacancies’ at www.priory.e-sussex.sch.uk They are also available from Personnel at Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN. Telephone: 01273 476231 extension 211 or email: personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk

Application forms to be returned to the Personnel Officer at the above address or emailed to personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk. Please note that if you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date then we regret that your application has not been successful.

East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.

What the school offers its staff

Priory School, Lewes is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school. We are proud of the highly successful rounded education we provide. At Priory, we have a long-standing history of academic excellence within a culture of strong pastoral care.

Priory is a school where students are expected to work hard and as a result make excellent progress. We believe in balancing the pursuit of academic excellence with the wellbeing of our community.Our broad and balanced curriculum reflectsthe community we serve. Priory School is well regarded and is consistently oversubscribed.

Our aim is for Priory to be the leading inclusive and creative state secondary school in the region, a school in which all students acquire powerful knowledge, feel a strong sense of social connection and belonging, and become ethically-aware citizens who are ready to confidently take their place in the world. Our school also aims to reflect the uniqueness of Lewes, historically and socially.

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):

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to personnel@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk

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About Priory School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1152 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01273 476231

11-16 mixed comprehensive school

School location

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