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Head of Food Technology

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Beckenham, London
  •  Salary - £35058 - £50909 per annum
  •  Date Posted - 29/06/2022

We are currently working with an 'Outstanding' SEN School based in Beckenham who are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Head of Food Technology to join them in September. This a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated individual to contribute to their highly successful Teaching team.

The school caters for students aged 11-19. The students have Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP) with many diverse needs.

There are a number of students on the Autistic spectrum. Other needs include specific learning problems, Emotional/ Behavioural and Speech/Language and communication difficulties

They are seeking a colleague who has a passion for teaching Food Technology and driving their department, alongside having the imagination and skill to help craft their curriculum and form partnership links with industry colleagues. The successful candidate will teach National Curriculum across Key Stage 3 and identify vocational qualifications for Key Stages 4 and 5 (e.g BTEC Level 1/2 Award in Home Cooking Skills and WJEC Level 1 Hospitality and Catering).

The successful candidate will have high expectations of their pupils and demonstrate a commitment to inclusion with the belief that all pupils can achieve and maximise their potential.

Any Head of Food Technology candidate applying must be self-driven, team orientated, reflective and have staff wellbeing in mind.

The school can offer you:

  • The opportunity to help lead an outstanding school into the next phase of its development
  • An outstanding school with good established practices, a sound financial position and good buildings and site
  • Students who enjoy school and thrive on their broad based curriculum and wide range of activities
  • A stable and committed staff team determined to give their students the best possible opportunities
  • Excellent ongoing professional development and training
  • A supportive and committed board of trustees
  • A well-being day every year

If you are the person to take up the challenge, develop their Food Technology curriculum and the school as a whole, we would like to hear from you.

If you are the person to take up the challenge of Head of Food Technology, and to help lead their exceptional school into the next phase of its development, we would like to hear from you so please apply with your most up to date CV.

We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the school or the role, please contact Jamie Robinson at Future Education

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