Teacher of DT/Food Technology, Birmingham

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King Edward VI High School for GirlsBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Post

This is a part time position (0.5 fte)

We are looking to appoint a well qualified, enthusiastic technolgy teacher in this academically selective school. Although not essential, the ability to offer another technology subject would be advantageous, and candidates are asked to make reference to this in their application. 

Early applications are most welcome.

The School

King Edward VI High School for Girls (KEHS) is one of the most successful girls’ schools in this country with outstanding academic results and a large programme of extra-curricular activity.  The school is an independent day school with 591 girls aged 11-18 and is part of the King Edward VI Foundation, which has eight schools in Birmingham. It is situated on a beautiful 50 acre campus in Edgbaston, which it shares with King Edward’s School.  It is only three miles from Birmingham city centre and has excellent transport access by road and rail (the University train station is only a 10 minute walk).    

The Food Studies Department

Food technology is taught as part of our Digital Learning and Technology course which encourages girls to be expressive and imaginative, to solve problems and to develop their creative abilities. 

The Food Studies department has its own well-equipped room. Food Studies is currently taught as part of a rotation in Key Stage 3, as an enrichment option in Year 10 as well as being a very popular course taken by Sixth Form students as part of the school’s General Studies enrichment rotation. The focus is on developing practical skills and learning about nutrition. 

A review of our Technology curriculum is in progress; we hope that the person appointed will not only play a key role in developing the role of Food Studies in the Lower School but also contribute more widely to the Technology curriculum. Current options in Digital Learning and Technology include Electronics, Textiles, Film- making, animation and set design. 

Application Procedure

If you wish to be considered for this post, please complete an application form giving full details of your qualifications and experience and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees and send it, together with a letter to the Principal outlining the reasons for your application (maximum 2 sides of A4 please) by 9am on Monday 19th March.  

Email applications can be sent to recruitment@kes.bham.sch.uk

Further information can be found on www.kehs.org.uk/Job-Opportunities

Job location

More about King Edward VI High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 472 1834
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King Edward VI High School for Girls is one of the country’s leading girls’ independent day schools, with a reputation for academic success and wide-ranging extra-curricular opportunities.  Rated ‘excellent’ by ISI in 201...