Teacher of Food Technology and Nutrition, Solihull

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Peter's Catholic SchoolSolihull

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £39,050(MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Required for September 2020    Salary: MPS/UPS

Applications are invited from enthusiastic teachers of Food Technology and Nutrition who are looking to join an outstanding school committed to academic and pastoral excellence. This post would involve teaching Food Technology & Nutrition at Key Stage 3 and Hospitality & Catering at Key Stage 4. The ability to teach Textiles or Resistant Materials would be desirable but not essential.

This permanent post, offered on a full-time basis, provides an exciting opportunity for NQTs looking to join a highly successful and extremely supportive department or experienced colleagues seeking to further their experience in a high achieving 11-18 school. The successful candidate will be joining a thriving and collaborative department which makes valuable contributions to the curricular and extra-curricular life of our school.

St. Peter’s Catholic School is a popular, oversubscribed and successful school, judged “outstanding” in all areas by Ofsted. We pride ourselves on the excellent academic standards that we achieve across all key stages; the pastoral care that we provide and the enrichment opportunities that we offer.  As a Teaching School, we take a leading role in Initial Teacher Training, Continuing Professional Development and Research and Development and are involved in a number of national initiatives and projects. 

The successful candidate will:  

• Have high expectations and a positive outlook  

• Be a good/outstanding class practitioner  

• Be both creative and independent in their teaching 

• Be able to engage and enthuse pupils in learning at all times  

• Be focussed on maximising progress for every child through stretch and challenge 

• Understand the importance of assessment, feedback and differentiation 

• Support the ethos of St. Peter’s School

What we can offer: 

• To work with a vibrant, confident staff and pupils  

• To work in a school with high expectations and high standards of achievement and behaviour  

• To work with supportive families

• Outstanding professional development linked to leadership at all levels  

• A positive, warm and supportive working environment where everyone feels valued and where staff wellbeing is prioritised

St. Peter’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, contractors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks as appropriate. 

An Application Form and further details are available from the School Website. Please note CV’s are not accepted. Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school.  Please contact Sushma Chander, Assistant Headteacher, in order to arrange a time: chanders@st-peters.solihull.sch.uk 

More about St Peter's Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Whitefields Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3NZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 705 3988
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