Food Technology Teacher, Plymouth

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Focus School - Plymouth CampusPlymouth

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,720 - £39,406, FTE, DOE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Focus Learning Trust is part of the OneSchool global network, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 20 countries worldwide, our 9,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods such as Self-Directed Learning. 

Our small and friendly team at our Plymouth Campus are looking to recruit an experienced, creative and enthusiastic Food Technology Teacher on a part-time (0.4 FTE), permanent basis, to support our students across KS2 to KS4. You will possess a strong understanding of how children learn, you will be adept at navigating our students to see and lead through challenges in their learning, so they make the best possible progress in each and every lesson. 

Our schools offer achievement, opportunity and professional challenge to our students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, pay meticulous attention to detail and who wish to maintain our environment to the highest standard. Our goal is to become a leading edge school in every aspect.

N.B. Visits prior to application are warmly welcomed so you can come and see for yourself what makes Focus Learning Trust such a special and unique place to work.

N.B. This position is open to NQTs.

Key Responsibilities:

• To plan, implement and monitor schemes of work, lesson plans and student Self Directed Learning assignments for subject.  Each lesson plan is to indicate which outcomes will be addressed in the lesson and what resources will be used, in line with the FLT subject curriculum

• To ensure the Self Directed Learning philosophy of the school is present in the opportunities presented to the students

• To develop and fully utilise assignments and tasks centred on the school virtual learning environment (Canvas) including homework, quizzes and discussion forums

• Use a wide range of resources and extracurricular activities to provide students with a broad range of activities and experiences in keeping with the School’s guidelines

• To set targets, based on prior attainments, and undertake effective, informative marking which will extend and develop all students

• To keep appropriate records of progress and attainment of students for use in planning and for reporting accordingly to parents

You will: 

• Have Qualified Teacher Status and a degree or similar food related qualification 

• Possess recent experience of teaching Food and Nutrition to KS2 to KS4 students

• Knowledge of GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition exam specifications

• Have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible working in the classroom and our modern learning centre

• Be able to work creatively and strategically in an ‘all-through’ school

• Be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn

• Committed to improving the life chances of every child 

• Respect the schools Ethos and Values

We offer:

• Supportive staff, Trustees and a supportive and involved community who are committed to school improvement

• Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning

• Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students 

• The chance to make a real difference to the lives of our students

• A competitive salary (including a staff laptop) and Teachers Pension Contributions

• Professional support from Focus Learning Trust to continually progress and develop your career with through our unique Teacher Training Academy - equivalent to 100 hours per academic year

For more information about Focus Learning Trust or specific information relating to our Campus please visit http://www.focsus-school.com or follow us on LinkedIn at Focus Learning Trust

To arrange a visit please contact the campus directly on 01752 363 290. For a pre-application discussion please call Melissa Podlaski on 0330 055 5600, or email flt.recruit@focus-school.com for an application pack.

Closing Date for application forms: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews will be held: TBC

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Focus School Plymouth Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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More about Focus School - Plymouth Campus
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Foulston Avenue, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 1HL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1752 363290
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Focus School Plymouth Campus is part of the global OneSchool network. Our vision of ‘learning to learn’ and ‘life-ready students’ is at the forefront of everything we do. We provide a broad curriculum for students from Years 3-13, always looking at t...