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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Design and technology, Food technology

Working pattern

Full time: Full Teaching Timetable with additional free periods in addition to PPA

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors seek to appoint an energetic, imaginative and ambitious teacher who is an outstanding practitioner to join the highly effective Art, Design and Technology Department. The ability to teach Food Technology to Key Stage 4 is essential, as are commitment to professional development and excellent communication skills. The ability to teach an additional technology subject is highly desirable. We are happy to receive applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers. Please contact main reception if you would like to arrange a visit to the school.

The successful candidate will have:

  • excellent teaching and organisation skills
  • drive, high expectations and a commitment to excellence for all
  • total commitment to safeguarding children
  • experience of implementing evidence based approaches in the classroom
  • the ability to support and challenge students across the age and ability range
  • an absolute commitment to student welfare, progress and their learning above all else

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the North East’s highest achieving schools; our motto ‘Excellence for All’ is at the heart of our work. We have a strong focus on learning and teaching; offering many opportunities for advancement through CPD and Professional Growth Processes.

Based in a stunning coastal location, we have a happy and healthy school community where staff turnover is low and the contribution of everyone is valued. Our ethos as an Anglican academy is entirely inclusive and no faith based pupil admission criteria are applied. Our motto of ‘Excellence for all’ is a living reality of day to day life at Whitburn.

Further details about the role

We are happy to receive applications from teachers who may wish to work on a part time basis. Food Technology is a popular choice at KS4 with two GCSE classes in each of Year 10 and Year 11 for 2024/25.

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitburn Church of England Academy is an equal opportunities employer and the Academy is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be subject to a range of other pre-recruitment checks. Please note that, without exception, written references will be taken up and made available to the panel BEFORE the final selection stage

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About Whitburn Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1225 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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We are one of the most successful schools in the North East, serving the coastal communities between South Shields and Sunderland. We have a growing Sixth Form, where progress in in the top 6% nationally. Situated in a stunning coastal location we have a strong focus on learning and teaching and offer excellent CPD and mentoring for ECTs.

Arranging a visit to Whitburn Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cshaw@whitburncofeacademy.org.

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