The Holt School, Subject Leader of Food and Nutrition The Holt School, Wokingham, Berkshire

Job description

Holt Lane
RG41 1EE

Tel: 0118 978 0165

Subject Leader of Food and Nutrition
Full Time - Permanent
September 2020

Main pay range/upper pay range depending on skills and expertise demonstrated at interview
TLR 2a £2,795

The Holt is a popular and oversubscribed 11-18 girls’ comprehensive school which converted to academy status in July 2011. You will join a highly successful department where results for GCSE are well above the national average.

If you will inspire our students to achieve their best and want to be part of a dynamic caring community, we would encourage you to apply.

We are looking for someone who:

• aspires to be an innovative, creative and is an outstanding practitioner
• will lead and inspire a love of learning in food and nutrition
• will maximise achievement through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review
• is keen to participate in aspects of wider school life

We can offer:

• a school that is ambitious and has high expectations of staff and students
• teaching across Key Stages 3 and 4
• excellent professional development including support and development of leadership skills

The school was judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2008; there are 1245 on roll (216 in the Sixth Form) and we have a record of academic success with 89% of students achieving 5 or more standard passes including English and Maths.

Further details and an application form are available from the school website

Prospective applicants are welcome to telephone Mrs Katie Warner HR Assistant for more information about this post.

The Holt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the interviews arranged accordingly.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Excellent subject knowledge and passion for subject
Knowledge of National Curriculum and initiatives
Good knowledge of pedagogy
Knowledge of effective assessment strategies
Knowledge of how to use data for target setting
Good classroom practitioner using effective behaviour management and a range of learning strategies
Ability to inspire and motivate students
Creativity, energy and enthusiasm
Flexible and adaptable
Excellent relationships with students and colleagues
Good communication orally and written
Good IT skills

Employee benefits

Main pay range/upper pay range depending on skills and expertise demonstrated at interview
TLR 2a £2,795

About The Holt School

The Holt is a popular and oversubscribed 11-16 girls and 16-18 co-ed comprehensive school.

Holt Lane, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 1EE
The Holt School website (opens in a new window)