Food, Hospitality and Catering Teacher, Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Redborne Upper School and Community CollegeAmpthill, Central Bedfordshire
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Start date: 01.09.2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £24,371 - £40,489 (MPS / UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Main / Upper Scale


Start date: September 2020

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher of Food, Hospitality and Catering.  This is a permanent position from September 2020 (or possibly earlier by arrangement).  The candidate would ideally have experience in some or all of Food, Hospitality & Catering, and Food Preparation & Nutrition at Key Stage 3, GCSE/Level 2, or A Level/Level 3.  The Technology Faculty consists of a team of 18 teachers and 4 support staff working in modern, spacious and well-equipped facilities.  Food facilities include state-of-the-art practical rooms and one theory/computer room and are very well-resourced with equipment.   Redborne is committed to a broad and balanced curriculum and technology subjects remain very popular both at Key Stage 4 and in the sixth form.

The post would be suitable for both newly qualified and experienced teachers.

If you are interested in the above post, please contact Eva Hobson at the school for further details and an application form; this information is also on our website The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring check.

All offers of employment are “conditional” until Disclosure and Barring and qualification checks have been successfully completed and satisfactory references have been received. Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Monday 24th February, 2020

From September 2020 successful candidates may be eligible for brand new, subsidized, fully- furnished accommodation in Ampthill, sponsored by the Connolly Foundation. More details will be available following your appointment to the post. Details of the scheme can be found on the RTSA website.

Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire. We achieve excellent examination results with about three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 – 4. A Level results are also very good with over half at A*, A or B grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded, oversubscribed and situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and we have opened a new classroom block and Sixth Form social area. In the next few years the school is likely to expand to 1,700 with 500+ in the sixth form. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

More about Redborne Upper School and Community College
Address: Flitwick Road, Ampthill, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1525 404462