Teacher of Catering/Textiles, Cornwall

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Humphry Davy SchoolCornwall

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Start date: 28/10/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,719 - £39,406
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TEACHER OF CATERING / TEXTILES

Main Scale/UPR : £23,719- £39,406

1.0 FTE

Temporary Post (Maternity Cover)


Required for October 2019 to cover a period of maternity leave,  we seek an ambitious, innovative and talented professional who can successfully contribute to the delivery of Food and Textiles; Design Technology lessons at KS3 and Catering and Art Textiles lessons at KS4. If you are a specialist in either subject area, we would like to hear from you. Experience of GCSE practical delivery in both subjects would be advantageous, however enthusiasm and adaptability from your specialist area will also be considered.

Over recent years there has been heavy investment into the facilities within both Catering and Textiles and we are seeking an individual with energy, drive and inspiration to complement our team of creative passionate teachers. A willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities would also be valued. Further details of the curriculum and courses can be found in the enclosed ‘Welcome to the Applied Learning Faculty’ document. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school in beautiful West Cornwall, committed to ensuring the highest quality of education for all our students. Ofsted (Short Inspection November 2016) judged the school as ‘good’ and stated, “Across the school we found that pupils were very keen to learn.  Pupils we spoke with enjoy coming to school and feel that they are making good progress.  Pupils are well-mannered and keen to tell visitors how good the school is and how it keeps them safe”.

Applications are welcome from both NQTs and other teachers looking to broaden their experience who share our commitment to the highest quality of education for all our students. The person appointed can be assured of our full support in their further professional and career development.

For further details, including application form, please visit our school website www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk or alternatively please contact Maeve Bacon on 01736 352158.


Closing Date: Monday 30th September 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019

Humphry Davy School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to pre employment checks which include applying for an enhanced DBS disclosure.




More about Humphry Davy School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coombe Road, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2TG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1736 363559
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