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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale £28,000 - £43,685 (M1-U3)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

Due to the continuing growth of the school we are seeking to appoint an outstanding Food Technology specialist to join our Design & Technology Faculty. The position will suit an experienced or early careers teacher.

Paxman Academy is an over-subscribed, non-selective, co-educational school which benefits from brand new buildings and state-of-the-art facilities. The school enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to continue to raise attainment and achievement.

We are looking for a dedicated, caring and hardworking teacher with ambition to support all students to reach their academic and personal potential.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and deliver high quality, well-structured Food Technology lessons to pupils at KS3 and KS4 level
  • Deliver engaging Food Technology lessons that are adapted and will engage students in the learning process.
  • Maintain an understanding of curriculum developments in the subject
  • Contribute to the pastoral work of the school through the role of form tutor

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you:

  • Have experience of teaching Food Technology
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and a passion for inspiring future generations
  • Have excellent teaching and learning practice, planning, delivering and evaluating successful lessons
  • Have experience of, and commitment to, the education of the whole person promoting social and emotional well-being in addition to academic development
  • Have high expectations of students and colleagues
  • Are prepared to teach other areas of the Design & Technology curriculum on occasion

What the school offers its staff

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Paxman Academy?

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
  • Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Perkbox and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Further details about the role



Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Actual Salary from: £28,000 - £43,685 (M1 - U3)

Full or Part-Time Applications Considered

Start Date: 1st September 2023

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About Paxman Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
697 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01255 750913

School location

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