This job expired on 6 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 June 2023 at 12:49pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Food Technology

Working pattern

Full time: FTE 100%

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious teacher of Food who can inspire and motivate our students and join us on our continuous journey towards excellence byraising standards, improving outcomes for all learners and deliver the TDA core purpose:

“To ensure that each student acquires the necessary knowledge, skills and character to make a positive contribution to society and ‘thrive’ as a global citizen.”

The Person Are you ambitious and driven to succeed? Are you passionate about Food? If so, this is the school for you! The Role We are seeking a highly motivated teacher of Food who will work within the team and the extended ADIT department and expand on the work done by the team in revitalising the subject. At present, we have1group at year 11 and 2 at year 10, with 9 groups for DT in year 9 as well as all of year 9 partaking in Food Preparation and Nutrition and a growing group who wish to partake in extracurricular activities. At the moment, we follow the AQA syllabus at GCSE and are really excited for the rejuvenation of our DT area including a brand new purpose designed food room. The chosen candidate will also work closely with the Subject Lead for Design Technology and food specific technician.

The Trust offers Excellent salary package. Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment. Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust. Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).Teachers’ pension scheme. An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school. An inclusive and collaborative approach. A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust. An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.

What the school offers its staff

The Academy has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future. We are looking to employ an ambitious, dynamic teacher to enhance our subject team. If you are interested then please download our Job Description for more information about the role, the department and instructions on how to apply. Moving forward, our vision for the academy is a simple one: we want every member of our learning community to be the very best that they can be and achieve their full potential. The academy’s core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration define who we are as a community and how we learn together. We believe that every member of our learning community should have the highest expectations and standards, showing trust and discipline in all that we do. In September 2018, a new extension to the existing main building led to new accommodation being created for a sixth form study centre, refectory expansion and staff professional learning centre. In September 2019, TDA received a very positive Ofsted report, judging the academy to be Good overall. Ofsted commented favourably, amongst other things, on the overall leadership of the academy, good teaching, positive relationships between staff and students and students’ behaviour. These aspects of the academy have been maintained alongside the identified areas for development being addressed. Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education

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 Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

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