Food Teacher, Bushey

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bushey Meads SchoolBushey

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019 (earlier start possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,018p.a. - £39,725p.a. including London Fringe
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teachers’ Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale (London fringe)

Are you a dedicated teacher with the ability to inspire students?

Would you like to work in a school that is ranked 5th most popular in Hertfordshire? 

Required from January 2019 (earlier start possible) we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitably qualified teacher to teach Food Preparation and Nutrition in our school where we value and deliver excellent professional development.  The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring students through their passion for the subject, and have a firm belief in the potential of all students.

Food Preparation and Nutrition is offered to students from KS3 to KS5 and it is a very successful option at GCSE and Level 3 producing consistently good results. We are looking for someone with excellent subject knowledge who is keen to try new ideas in a supportive environment. As a Food Teacher, you will nurture pupils’ creativity and teach them the skills to develop healthy and nutritious recipes. By doing so, you will be teaching a subject that complements their wider learning and brings it to life in practical terms.

Applications are welcome from experienced colleagues who are looking for a change or new teachers who are starting on their career path. For anyone considering returning to teaching you will be fully supported back into the classroom. We offer excellent NQT support including a bespoke programme of training and mentors and there are excellent opportunities for professional development. 

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work. The school is ranked as the 5th most popular school in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising. We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk. 

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT) from September 2018. For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk by the deadline. Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 24th September 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...