Technology Teacher - Food and/or Technology, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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Rickmansworth SchoolRickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: After Easter 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No


About the School:

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· Good Ofsted rating 

· Progress 8 for GCSE is the significantly positive 0.33

· Excellent CPD opportunities 

· We are proud of our close community connections

· Admission preference is given to staffs’ children

· We are partially selective

· £3.5m school expansion 

· The School is in a strong, stable financial position in this challenging climate

· We have an outstanding wellbeing programme offering 

o Childcare vouchers

o Flu jabs 

o Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool 

o Pilates classes

o Yoga class

o Free eye tests

· Reputation of academic excellence

· Pearsons Award finalists – we are the highest School to have awards given by students. Over the last 2 years we have had 3 national finalists

· First class student support within an inspirational environment

· Specialisms are in Science and the Performing Arts

· We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life

· Our teachers are highly trained, dedicated and determined to help every child succeed

 About the Department:

· The DT Department is located in its own block

· DT and Food Technology are taught using a rotation system at KS3, spending half a year in each area

· Students of all abilities can access the DT curriculum and make good progress over the 3 academic years

· Projects involve elements of product design, resistant materials, graphic products and textiles.

· Currently the DT Department offers GCSE Product Design at KS4

· Food Studies has two practical room, two teachers and a part time technician

· Students access the Science Department’s garden to grow fruit and vegetables to use within the Department

· At KS3 students are taught to cook and apply the principles of nutrition and healthy eating

· Weekly lessons are supplemented by 2 extra-curricular Food Clubs

· KS4 students study GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition

· We actively support recycling and sustainability within the classroom

Full details of the job can be found on our website 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Application forms and details can be obtained from the website, by calling the School on 01923 726917 or by email to

If you would like to visit the School, please contact Mrs Spinks, Headteacher’s PA on the above details.

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More about Rickmansworth School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773 296
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