Teacher of Food Technology

Stanborough School, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,544 to £41,635

Job summary



Grade: Main Pay Spine in accordance with qualifications and experience

Responsible to: Curriculum Leader: Art and Design & Technology

Responsible for: Subject: Food Technology

Main purposes:

Teaching of Food Technology throughout the school
To have responsibility for a tutor group

Main Responsibilities:
• Teaching Food Technology to students of all ages and abilities, ensuring an engaging and inspiring experience for students that maximises achievement.
• Tracking and monitoring students in your classes and intervening effectively to differentiate and support achievement.
• Carrying out assessment, recording and reporting procedures as required.
• Taking part in faculty/departmental meetings and activities.
• Contributing to whole-school discussions and development.
• Undertaking pastoral responsibility for a tutor group, including supporting the Life Skills programme.
• Fulfilling the National Standards for qualified teachers fully in a way consistent with your experience.
• Upholding and supporting the policies and ethos of the school.

This job description sets out the duties of the post at the time it was drawn up and should be seen as describing in more detail aspects of the duties set out in the Education (School teachers’ Pay and Conditions of Employment) Act. The Headteacher may vary the duties from time to time without changing their general character or the level of management responsibility entailed.
Additional information:
All staff at Stanborough have a comprehensive package of support, training and performance management, giving scope for personal and professional development.
It is a requirement of all staff that they sign the IT Acceptable User Policy, and all staff will be expected to attend Safeguarding and Prevent training.
Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main responsibilities and duties of the post, each individual task to be undertaken will not be identified. Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description. The job description is current to the date shown but, in consultation with you, it may be changed by the Headteacher to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and job title.
January 2020

Essential educational requirements

First degree in a relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Understanding of child safeguarding issues and successful measures that promote and ensure the safeguarding of children
• Knowledge of current legislation, guidance and developments relating to the subject area
• Meets National Standards for NQT
• The ability to demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
• Successful experience in teaching Food Technology
• The ability to manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
• An understanding of the principles of good classroom management and planning.
• Ability to challenge and support all students to do their best
• Holding positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behaviour in a professional role
• An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities for all students
• Genuine commitment to high quality teaching
• Ability to challenge and support all students to do their best

Employee benefits

What can we offer you at Stanborough?

• The chance to work in a thriving, developing and expanding school that puts the student at the heart of everything it does.

• The chance to work with some amazing staff who are passionate about developing the young people in their care.

• A well developed and personally tailored staff development offer that meets the needs of individual staff members.

• An expanding school with great facilities with two current building projects to improve these even further.

• An opportunity to be involved in the 16 – 19 Welwyn Hatfield Consortium, one of the oldest and well-established of its kind in the UK. This involves close links and collaboration with four local schools.

• Great resources for staff, including free parking on site, a laptop loan scheme, good rail and road links to the school and an attractive edge of town location next to Stanborough Lakes and Gosling Sports Park.

• A chance to take part in the nationally recognised OTI (Outstanding Teacher Initiative) Scheme which is offered to all staff members on an annual basis.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1094 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Stanborough School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email sdelaney@stanborough.herts.sch.uk

About Stanborough School

School location

Lemsford Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6YR