Teacher of Food Technology

Hounsdown School, Southampton, Hampshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,372 to £35,971

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and dynamic teacher to join our successful Design and Technology department. An ability to teach Food Technology is essential to both KS3 and KS4 students. In addition an ability to teach Graphic Design / Textiles would be desirable but not essential.

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to an Academy in August 2011. We are a popular, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017), Hampshire school and a strategic partner for the ETC Teaching School Alliance. Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders. The school motto is ‘Be the best that you can be’.

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To apply please complete a Hounsdown School Teaching application form. We do not accept CV’s. Further details including an application form are available on the Recruitment section of our school website www.hounsdown.hants.sch.uk or please contact the school.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent academic qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Subject knowledge including assessment

Teaching ability – successful teaching or teaching practice at secondary level, with a commitment to high quality teaching and willingness to share good practice

Proven experience of impact in the classroom

Evidence of appropriate professional development

Employee benefits

Hounsdown School offer all staff EduHealth Foundations Membership and the opportunity to also benefit from private healthcare, childcare vouchers, the cycle to work scheme, loan of a school laptop for specified teaching roles and a mentor programme for your first year.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1236 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hounsdown School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HRadmin@hounsdown.hants.sch.uk

About Hounsdown School

School location

Jacobs Gutter Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9FT