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  • Start date details

    January/Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    5 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Food Technology

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31st August 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £31,350.00- £47,839.00 per annum

Pay scale

TMS 1 - 6 / UPS 1 - 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint an inspirational Teacher in Food and technology to join our successful Technology Department. We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic, ambitious and driven Teacher of Food Technology to join our school to deliver lessons at St Clere’s Secondary School.

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with great teaching skills to join the team, as Food Technology is taught as part of our Design and Technology curriculum in mixed attainment groups in KS3 and KS4. The department offers other specialisms including Food Technology. As a Teacher of Food Technology, you will be responsible for securing the best possible outcomes for our students. We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to believe in their abilities. You will have the energy, enthusiasm and flexibility to enable students to achieve the highest possible standards.

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and join a highly motivated team of superbly collaborative teachers committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, and to in still passion in our students.

Applications from teachers at any stage in their career are welcome: teachers with the ambition to train to become Lead Practitioners; Early Career Teachers; or experienced unqualified teachers who are prepared to train to gain qualified teacher status. Applications from teachers with the ambition to progress through the trust network of the school will also be accepted.

What the school offers its staff

St Clere’s School is a member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools’ Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.

What the school can offer:

  • 2-week October half term
  • Recognition of continuous service
  • Automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools
  • The support of an experienced family of schools
  • National Conditions of Service
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff
  • Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance

Further details about the role

St Clere’s School is a high achieving, oversubscribed school with a “Good” Ofsted rating and consistently high student outcomes, demand for places is increasing year on year. With approx. 1200 students attending from across Thurrock. We are a popular choice for families because our students succeed in many ways and are taught by staff who teach with great energy and expertise in an environment that has exceptional facilities. We have a stunning range of facilities including a

state-of-the-art Drama studio, fully refurbished Science labs, two Sports Pavilions, a 3G floodlit all-weather pitch, and a well-stocked Library with research facilities and high-quality study space. In addition, we have high-specification classrooms with up-to-date ICT resources which enhance the

teaching for all students and providing a comfortable environment in which to learn.

‘Persequi Optima’ (the pursuit of excellence) is our school motto and our mission is to provide a high-quality, comprehensive and meaningful education for all learners. We do this by providing an engaging curriculum in a safe and inspirational environment where high standards and expectations encourage success. We aim to empower our learners so they can apply their acquired skills or knowledge and confidently express themselves throughout their lives and future careers. Our high standards are achieved through effective leadership, outstanding teaching and committed stakeholder engagement from the Trust, Governance and community.

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About St Clere's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1347 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01375 648901

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