Teacher of Food Technology, Buxton

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St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary AcademyBuxton

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS - UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Grade/SCP: Main Pay Scale – Upper Pay Scale

This role is suitable for NQT candidates

Contract: Permanent 

Hours: 0.4

Location: St Thomas More Voluntary Catholic Academy, Palace Fields, Buxton SK17 6AF


Start Date: September 2019


“This is a Good School with Outstanding Behaviour and Outstanding spiritual, moral, cultural and social education” (Ofsted May 2013) 

“The staff and pupils are exceptionally loyal. In accordance with the school aims, they indeed have a ‘strong sense of pride and belonging’ for the school community” (Ofsted Section 8 inspection – March 2017)

St Thomas More is a small, popular Catholic High School in the beautiful town of Buxton in Derbyshire; within easy access from Cheshire, Manchester and Stockport as well as other Derbyshire and surrounding areas.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to teach Food Technology in this very successful popular 11-16 school.

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who can teach across the full age and ability range and who is committed to promoting the highest standards of teaching and learning. 

A commitment to play an active part in the extra-curricular life of the school is essential. Applications are welcome from experienced and newly qualified teachers. 

Should you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion about this post then please contact Mrs Sue Waldron Business Manager or Mr B Hickey Headteacher, on Telephone: 01298 23167 or by emailing: enquiries@st-thomasmore.derbyshire.sch.uk

How to apply

Please find attached an application pack and other relevant documents for more information. To apply please fill in the attached application form and return to vacancies@srscmat.co.uk or alternatively please visit our website https://srscmat.co.uk/vacancies

Please provide supporting information that describes what you would bring to the post and address the key functions of the post as outlined in the job description, providing evidence of relevant experience. 

Indicative timetable (please note these dates may alter):

Closing date:   20th May 2019 at 12 noon  

Interviews:   23rd May 2019 

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


The Trust will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition. 



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More about St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Palace Fields, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1298 23167
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