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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to expand our team and we are seeking an excellent Teacher of Food Technology for the new academic year. We are looking for someone who wants to celebrate a range of different and representative stories from within their curriculum.We are looking for an individual who is open to new ideas, willing to experiment and who sees teaching as a reflective and ongoing discipline. This position will also encompass some Design Technology teaching.

At Bohunt Horsham the emphasis for students is placed on them learning words that they can use to talk, write and debate the big questions of the world. The successful candidate therefore, will be somebody who sees the potential of a curriculum as a narrative and the development of language for the curriculum as essential.

What the school offers its staff

What is special about Bohunt Horsham?

  • An unparalleled culture of unconditional positive regard across the entire school community.
  • Relationships amongst staff built on shared values, professional respect and investment in one another.
  • Students who are curious, compassionate and proud to be ambassadors of their school.
  • Regular opportunities for career progression arising within the school and across the Trust.
  • State-of-the-art facilities, specialist teaching spaces and whole school one to one iPad provision.
  • An exceptional program of staff development, with Wednesday afternoons given over to CPD.
  • A shared curriculum, supportive departments, and a cross-Trust network of subject specialists.

Further details about the role

We are in our fifth year since opening, located just north of Horsham, West Sussex. We currently provide for students in years 7-11. Over the next few years we will grow to become an all-through school for 1620 students aged 4-16 with a nursery facility.

We are part of the supportive and innovative Bohunt Education Trust, a MAT with eight schools including two Sixth Forms and a boarding facility. We may be separated geographically, however, all BET schools are student centred, sharing an uncompromising belief in high achievement and unconditional positive expectations, a real sense of community and a dynamic, innovative approach to education.

As a school our ethos is simple: enjoy, respect, achieve. We value a love of learning and actively promote the characteristics that make lifelong learners such as curiosity, hard work, critical thinking and a thirst for knowledge. We champion values such as empathy, tolerance and kindness that will develop learners who are game-changers, making the world a better place. Our students are empowered and supported to develop life skills such as resilience, confidence and courage, which will help them to overcome obstacles that may stand in the way of achieving their potential.

Potential candidates may make informal enquiries to Ms Georgette Ayling: Headteacher, by email:headteacherspa@bohunthorsham.com

Bohunt Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service at an Enhanced level and social media checks as well as completing a self-disclosure form. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. Bohunt Horsham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
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.

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About Bohunt Horsham

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
727 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Phone number
01403 627430

Bohunt Horsham, part of Bohunt Education Trust (BET), opened in temporary accommodation in September 2019 with 120 students in Year 7 and we now have 240 students in Years 7 and 8. The school will grow to a roll of 1620 students, aged 4-16. We intend Bohunt Horsham to be a true all-through school with opportunities for cross phase teaching and the sharing of pedagogical practice and research across primary and secondary provision, offering our students opportunities for leadership and mentoring.

Arranging a visit to Bohunt Horsham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bohunthorsham.com.

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