Food Technology Technician, Middlesborough

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Unity City AcademyMiddlesborough

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £14,184 - £15,021 (Actual Salary)
Contract term: Permanent

37 hours per week, 44.07 weeks per year

£14,184 - £15,021 (Actual Salary)

Unity City Academy is an 11-16 Academy and proud to be part of the Academies Enterprise Trust family of schools. We are within easy access from Middlesborough and the Tees Valley and close to the A19 motorway.

We take from a very diverse catchment area which means that our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we challenge and support them to achieve their full potential. You will find our students to be engaging, proud to live in and give back to their community and are ready to learn – all we need is you!

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Food Technology Technician to support the students and teachers within the Technology Department. You will work with the teachers and support staff to ensure that programs of personalised learning are set for students. You must be able to work on your own initiative and communicate effectively at all levels. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will be able to offer invaluable practical and administrative support to teaching staff to support Food Technology lessons.
  • Ideally have experience of working in a school within a workshop based environment or be a graduate with experience looking to enter into work in education.
  • Have good numeracy and Literacy skills with at least an NVQ2 in a Food or Technology subject

We can offer: 

  • Students who will make you proud to work in the education profession.
  • A commitment to develop your skills and experiences through tailored and effective CPD.
  • A culture of reflection and determination to make Unity City the best Academy in Middlesborough.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

The position is required to commence in January 2018 as soon as possible.

Closing date: Friday 15 December 2017

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

For further information on this position and to make an application please click apply on the TES advert.

For any queries please contact Richard Stoker (HR Manager) at 

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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More about Unity City Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ormesby Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 8RE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 326 262
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