Head of Technology - Specialism in Catering & Hospitality, Cornwall

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Penrice AcademyCornwall

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Scale / UPS plus Leadership Allowance (LA1) £4779 - (LA4) £7430 (dependent on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Teachers’ Main Scale / UPS plus Leadership Allowance (LA1) £4779 - (LA4) £7430 (dependent on experience)

Full Time, Permanent - Start date: 1 September 2019 

Situated on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall, Penrice is an oversubscribed and Outstanding Academy (Ofsted March 2014). We offer an exceptional working and learning environment where students are placed at the heart of the learning experience. As a National Teaching School, Penrice Academy offers excellent professional development and promotional prospects and the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals. 

We require a Head of Technology who is a specialist in catering and is not only an outstanding classroom practitioner but also an enthusiastic, passionate and innovative leader, with a genuine desire to share their love of the subjects within the department. The department encompasses Engineering, Hospitality and Catering and Child Development. 

This position will involve teaching to both Key Stage 3 and 4; leading the teaching, learning, progress and achievement across the department for all year groups and working alongside other Heads of Department to ensure the success of the Academy. 

Applications would be welcome from candidates with at least 2 years relevant teaching experience.

Application forms and full details are available to download from http://www.penriceacademy.org/vacancies-3/  

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Jenni Oddy, Assistant Principal, on 01726 72163, or email joddy@penrice.org.uk 

Closing Date:       9.00am Monday 20th May 2019

Interview Date:   Thursday 23rd May 2019

Peninsula Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:


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More about Penrice Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Charlestown Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1726 72163
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