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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Food technology

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday 8:25am - 3:10pm

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS (£36,745 - £47,666)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Purpose

  • To prepare and teach lessons that fulfil the planned curriculum for Food Technology and meet the needs of all students.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning environment which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential and personal best.
  • To contribute to raising standards of students’ attainment.

Specific Responsibilities

Under the guidance and direction of the Subject Leader to:

  • Ensure a high quality learning experience for all students following the schools policies and schemes at all Key Stages.
  • Plan, resource and teach courses and lessons in compliance with school policies, the National Curriculum and external syllabus requirements.
  • Use own assessments and available data to inform planning and to ensure lessons support and challenge all abilities.
  • Ensure that core skills are being developed and reinforced as student’s progress across all Key Stages.
  • Establish and maintain a purposeful learning environment, setting high expectations for students’ behaviour within lessons and following departmental and school policies.
  • Contribute to and develop extra-curricular activities and clubs which challenge and enhance students’ learning opportunities and experiences.
  • Assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress towards achieving attainment targets and implement departmental intervention strategies when necessary.
  • Mark, grade and give written/verbal and diagnostic feedback following the schools assessment structure.
  • Assist in the development of resources, schemes of work, course structures, policies and teaching strategies.
  • Liaise with colleagues as appropriate to plan and deliver courses in a collaborative way.
  • Communicate effectively with parents when required.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you the opportunity to deliver theory and practical lessons where you will inspire students to appreciate nutrition and culinary techniques that cover a range of food technology topics and concepts.

The Art and Design department has a reputation for excellence reflecting the strong quality of teaching and learning. This position offers a fulfilling opportunity to be part of a successful, friendly, and dedicated team committed to ensuring every student achieves their true potential.

The school, who achieved the Ofsted rating ‘Good’ in January 2020, is located within easy reach of central London via the District Line and is easily accessible via the A13. There is a high-quality induction and extensive in-house CPD program available to staff as part of our strong commitment to staff development with a wide range of experience in the DP6 (Sixth Form) team. All staff have access to our modern and open café facilities and regular social events organised by the school’s Wellbeing Committee.

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 Dagenham Park CofE School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1441 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Secondary School

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