Teacher of Food Technology, Westminster

Closing date:Expiring soon

Westminster AcademyWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPS (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Now is an exciting time to join our dedicated staff body. As a member of staff at a fast-paced, forward-thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing lives. You will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy while working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers and leaders. If you can offer an absolute focus on raising educational standards coupled with an infectious passion for learning and success, then Westminster Academy would like to hear from you.

We have a deep and genuine commitment to provide an education that is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. At Westminster Academy, we believe that ‘Education is Success’. By providing all our students with a world-class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. We have huge ambition and aspiration for each and every student, and our commitment to their success is combined with excellent pastoral support to make sure that students feel safe, secure and successful at all times. We enable our students to discover genuine interests that extend beyond the classroom and to express themselves by encouraging a broad understanding of the world, a social conscience and a considerate approach to other people.

At Westminster Academy, students develop a passion for learning and a capacity for independent thinking. We have a strong record of academic success which is reflected in our outstanding GCSE, BTEC and IB results. Both achievement and progress are well above the national average. Students also excel in sports and expressive arts and develop as well-rounded and confident global citizens. We offer a wide-ranging academic and vocational curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme in our Sixth Form.

True to the aims of our sponsors, we encourage intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit and we foster a real sense of communal endeavour. We are an inclusive, positive, stimulating and demanding open-minded community. We are always keen to hear from outstanding teachers and leaders who share our high expectations and deep moral purpose.

We are looking for a driven, innovative and highly motivated classroom teacher looking to join a dedicated and successful Expressive Arts department. At KS3, the Academy are passionate about integrating technology in the classroom and have recently invested in a state-of-the-art industry standard catering suite. The Expressive Arts department prides itself in its co-operative and collegiate approach to teaching, learning and assessment, and consistently strives to deliver the best education for all our students. We are passionate about our students' holistic development; therefore, we ensure all students at KS3 have access to all facets of Expressive Arts including Food Technology.

The job will involve working closely with the Director of Learning Expressive Arts to continue to develop our existing provision, as well as plan for the new specifications as they arise. The willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities is also desirable, working collaboratively across other departments. Most importantly, there is a real opportunity to contribute to a team that is making a difference.

What we offer:

  • an innovative educational concept
  • an excellent programme of continuing professional development 
  • the opportunity to develop personally and professionally 
  • the chance to shape the future of the subject
  • a real commitment to staff wellbeing including offering access to the local gym, Perkbox, and weekly fitness sessions


For further details and an application form, please visit: www.westminsteracademy.org.uk 

Email: recruitment@westminsteracademy.org.uk 

Closing date: 21 November 2019

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sir Naim Dangoor Centre, 255 Harrow Road, London, W2 5EZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7121 0600
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