Teacher of Food & Nutrition, Great Glen, Leicestershire

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Leicester Grammar SchoolGreat Glen, Leicestershire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Leicester Grammar School is one of the UK's top-performing co-educational HMC independent day schools for pupils aged 10-18.

From September 2019 we have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Food and Nutrition.  The vacancy is suitable for either a full time or part time teacher.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach Food to KS3 and KS4 (full and part time role).  The ability to offer a second Technology discipline (one from Design Technology, Textiles, Art & Design or Computing) at KS3 is desirable, and would be essential for a full-time appointment.

In 2018, results for the IGCSE Food and Nutrition were 83% A*-B and students flourish in this subject. The Department is friendly, popular, challenging and noted for its excellent relationships with pupils as well as for its purposefulness and success. This role would suit either an experienced teacher, or someone new to the profession.

The successful applicant will contribute fully to the pastoral and co-curricular life of the Design, Engineering and Technology department and Leicester Grammar School generally. The School provides excellent professional development opportunities and has an outstanding reputation for induction of newly qualified teachers.

We offer teaching staff a comprehensive benefits package, including a salary scale significantly above that of the maintained sector, staff reduction in school fees, daily lunch allowance and membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

To apply, please visit www.lgs-senior.org.uk/vacancies  where further details about this role can be found. A completed application form and covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, should be sent to Miss C Lister, PA to the Headmaster, Leicester Grammar School, London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire LE8 9FL; or emailed to listerc@leicestergrammar.org.uk 

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 23 April 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 8 May 2019 

Leicester Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with previous employers and DBS.



More about Leicester Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: London Road, Great Glen, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 9FL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 116 259 1900
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Well known for the high academic, musical and sporting standards our pupils achieve, Leicester Grammar School is based on a superb purpose built 75 acre green field site in Great Glen, South Leicestershire, which was opened in 2008 by HRH Queen Eliza...