4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Food technology

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Applications will be considered between 0.6FTE to 1.0FTE (must be between 3 to 5 full working days each week) - please indicate preferred number of working days on the application form

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 September 2024 to 31 August 2025

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Qualified Teacher of Food Technology to join our hugely successful Design Department on a one year, fixed term contract from September 2024. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented, dynamic and ambitious ECT or experienced professional.

The successful applicant must:

  • be passionate and committed to improving teaching and learning.
  • have excellent interpersonal and presentational skills.
  • be receptive to change and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • be able to work well as part of a welcoming, hard-working and committed team.
  • maximise the potential of students of all abilities.
  • have a current hygiene certificate in catering.
  • experience of teaching Health & Social Care would be an advantage, although this is not essential.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Full access to Teacher’s Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Training and development opportunities (CPD)
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to an employee benefit scheme, which offers discounts across a range of products and services from health and wellbeing to leisure and retail.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 helpline for free and confidential advice

You will find us to the north of the historic city of York in an excellent learning environment with superb facilities.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to raw@josephrowntree.york.sch.uk

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About Joseph Rowntree School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1278 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01904 552100

Arranging a visit to Joseph Rowntree School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email raw@josephrowntree.york.sch.uk.

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