Head of Food Technology
Part-time 0.8 FTE
The Dean Close Foundation seeks to appoint a part time Head of Food Technology to continue to further develop the very successful GCSE and Leiths courses that have been established in Food Technology.There is considerable scope for initiative in the development of the role.
Food and Technology Department will comprise of the Head of Department and a Teacher of Leiths, both of whom will be supported by a technician. The Department teaches Food Technology in Year 9 as part of a creative subject carousel and GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition. In the Sixth Form the Leiths cookery programme has proved exceptionally popular with sets running both in the Enrichment Block and in the evening both in the Lower and Upper Sixth. The Department is housed in a recently refurbished, purpose built block with first-rate kitchen facilities. This well-qualified, dynamic team encourages innovation inside and outside the classroom and the cookery school provides a beautiful working environment. The Department aims to develop enthusiastic and inquisitive learners who have a love of food and cookery. The Department also organises a number of extra-curricular trips and activities for pupils, including visits to local markets, cookery competitions and House events.
Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to the HR Manager, Dean Close School, Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6HE.
Closing Date: 12.00 noon on Wednesday 28th February 2018.
Tel 01242 267415
Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.