Teacher of Food

The Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0TJ

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Food job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Food Technology (with some possible DT lessons) from January 2023 or earlier if possible. As a flexible employer, we are seeking full-time but would also welcome applications from those wishing to work part-time. The successful candidate will be required to teach KS3 and KS4. The position is open to ECTs as well as more experienced colleagues. The Technology department is a high performing department with a strong team. Students study AQA at GCSE for Food Preparation and Nutrition and Design Technology. There are currently three full-time teachers, one part-time teacher and a technician within the department. 

 Should you require further details about the role or wish to arrange a tour of the school, please contact Maz Thomas, Head of Technology via generalenquiries@maplesden.kent.sch.uk 

 Applications should be made by way of completing the application form which is available on the school website and returning it to Heidi Lishman, Senior HR Advisor at The Maplesden Noakes School, Buckland Road, Maidstone, ME16 0TJ via e-mail hr@maplesden.kent.sch.uk 

 Closing date for applications : 12th October 2022 (9 am). This date may be brought forward in the event that a suitable candidate is found earlier. Early applications are therefore recommended. NO AGENCIES PLEASE – WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL THIS VACANCY BY DIRECT APPLICATION ONLY 

 Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

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About The Maplesden Noakes School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1287 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school with approximately 1290 pupils on roll including 260 in the sixth form. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. The school has recently been accredited as a High Performance Learning World Class School. We believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Committed to the welfare of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing and has a staff committee completely focussed on this area.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south-east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

Arranging a visit to The Maplesden Noakes School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lishman.h@maplesden.kent.sch.uk.

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