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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Food technology

Working pattern

Full time: Permanent, full time, 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary M1 £30,000 - UPS3 £46,525 per annum FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Food Technology Teacher

Permanent, full time

Salary £30,000 - £46,525 per annum FTE

We are looking for a hard-working and enthusiastic person with high standards and the

ability to communicate and interact effectively with others as part of our school as a Teacher of Food Technology. You will have a clear focus and understanding of what makes high quality teaching and learning and provide excellent outcomes for students. You will be an excellent Food and Nutrition teacher and have an unwavering passion for your subject. You will have a clear focus and understanding of what makes outstanding teaching and learning and provide excellent outcomes for students. You will have the ability to teach Food and Nutrition at both KS3 and KS4.


General Responsibilities

The teacher of Food Technology is responsible for:

  • To teach Food Technology to students of all abilities and at both Key Stages.
  • To set classwork and homework that is in accordance with the Department’s Schemes of Work.
  • To plan and prepare lessons that meet the learning needs of all students.
  • To ensure the effective development of students’ citizenship, literacy, numeracy and computing skills through the subject.
  • To follow the department’s procedures for assessing, recording and reporting student achievement.
  • To interpret and use national, local and school-level performance data to help raise achievement.
  • To implement school policies on raising of achievement and monitoring student progress.
  • To report regularly to the Curriculum Leader of Design and Technology on the progress of students within their teaching groups.
  • To be responsible in the first instance for the management of behavior in their teaching groups.
  • To meet with parents and other agencies as necessary.
  • To act as a Form Tutor.
  • To take on supervisory duties in line with school policy.

The qualifications and experience required of the teacher of Food Technology are:

  • Have a qualified teacher status.

What the school offers its staff

Old Buckenham High School is a small/medium-sized high school set in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside. We currently have around 500 students aged between 11 and 16 years with an average of 24 students in each classroom and we are committed to ensuring that we provide all our students with an inspiring and challenging learning experience based around excellent teaching, traditional student standards and values as well as high quality pastoral care, guidance and support. Our school is firmly built upon a strong and positive community ethos of mutual respect and high standards for all. The school will use the curriculum, pastoral support programme, wider life of the school and local and wider community to comprehensively and positively promote the key fundamental British values. It is our intent to have high success rates in terms of academic achievement, we are efficient in delivery and cost effective providing diverse and rich experiences that develop students academically, socially and culturally to ensure they are fit for the 21st Century, responding to the local, regional, national and global challenges. Our strong leadership team and continuous improvement approach was recognised by Ofsted in our last inspection where we were rated as ‘Good’ in all aspects.

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 Old Buckenham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
504 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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