Teacher of Food Preparation and Nutrition

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary AcademyLeeds

One Year Fixed Term until 31 August 2022 and Full Time

Required for September 2021.  The Governors of this outstanding, high achieving and oversubscribed Catholic Voluntary Academy wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Teacher to teach Food Preparation and Nutrition at GCSE and WJEC Level 3 Certificate in Food Science & Nutrition at KS5. 

Food Preparation and Nutrition is a popular and successful subject at St Mary’s. It is part of the Creative Design Faculty (also incorporating Drama, Art, Music and DT) which has a high profile within the school. The facilities are excellent with one well equipped food room and a part time technician. The staff are forward thinking and the Faculty has a reputation for strong student work. This is an opportunity to take the subject in a new and exciting direction. 

You will join a forward-thinking and high-achieving department and be committed to delivering genuinely imaginative, engaging and varied lessons. This appointment provides the opportunity to teach well-motivated, hard-working and high achieving pupils.  

St. Mary’s is a popular and highly successful school situated on the North West fringe of Leeds, close to the Yorkshire Dales.  The school is part of the Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust which consists of the high school and 9 primary schools.  The June 2019 Section 48 inspection and November 2014 Ofsted inspection judged St Mary’s as an outstanding school.  We became a Teaching School in October 2015 and a National Support School in September 2017.

Further details and a CES application form are available via the school website www.stmarysmenston.org in the Vacancies section.  Please email your completed application to recruitment@stmarysmenston.org addressed to the Headteacher.  

Prospective applicants are welcome to contact Mrs Caroline Barnes, Subject Leader for more information about this post.

  • Closing date: Wednesday 24 February 2021, 12 noon
  • Interviews: It is anticipated that interviews will take place shortly after

St. Mary’s is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


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