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  • Start date details

    September 2023 / January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Food Technology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week, term time only.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Additional allowances

with possible additional responsibility TLR2C

What skills and experience we're looking for

Whether you are at the start of your career or an expert teacher we will focus on what you will bring to the academy and most importantly what impact you will have on our students.

The school is looking to appoint a dynamic Teacher of Food Technology to join our Applied Learning Team.

The department delivers a number of different Food Technology and Hospitality qualifications at Level 2 and 3. Students taking Food Technology courses also study for a Business qualification as part of their studies. There is a vocational restaurant and two industry standard kitchens to support the learning and offer opportunities for students to practice their skills.

The successful applicant will teach across Key Stages 3 to 5 and take responsibility for their own classes. The ability to teach Enterprise is desirable.

What the school offers its staff

With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities. We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities. Homewood School is part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the beautiful Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. All teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Trust Staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Through the training of our staff, we are fully committed to ensuring that effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, students and staff at school. We make every effort to ensure that students are provided with a safe and secure learning environment. We enforce a school safeguarding policy for permanent and temporary staff members, volunteers and all school visitors.

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About Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2103 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01580 764222

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Principal: Mr J K Single BA (Hons) PGCE NPQH PQSI

Arranging a visit to Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

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