Food Tech Teacher in Quidenham, United Kingdom

The Aurora Group

Food Tech Teacher

Location: Quidenham, Norwich, NR16 2NZ

Salary: Main Teachers Pay Scale M1-UPS2 (£28,000 – £42,131) dependent on experience

Hours: 40 Hours per week

Aurora Eccles School:

Part of the Aurora Group, Aurora Eccles School in Quidenham, Norwich are looking for a Food Tech Teacher. The school provides day placements for students aged 11 to 16 years primarily with communication and interaction difficulties or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Some may be on the autistic spectrum or have anxieties and difficulties that create barriers to learning.

To take a virtual look around our school please click here: Eccles Virtual Tour

Our Food Technology room moved for the start of this academic year, looking like new it is ready and waiting for the right person to make it their own.

The Role:

As our Food Tech Teacher; you will be responsible for the planning, teaching, and assessment of a programme of cookery and food technology. The ability to teach vocational catering courses would be advantageous.

To facilitate this, you’ll plan and deliver lessons informed by current evidence, the school’s policies and be responsible for the day to day running of the class and other relevant aspects of the running of the school. The successful applicant is likely to be required to also teach and contribute to the development of wider life skills for groups across our cohorts.

You’ll supervise and provide support and guidance to our Teaching Assistants and Higher Level Teaching Assistants and play a key role in their Professional Development Reviews.

Naturally, you will take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity.

Additionally; you will also be expected to carefully monitoring the health, well-being and personal care of our pupils; informing care/medical/behavioural support teams and any other relevant professionals of any concerns.

For the full job description please contact Liz from the recruitment team [email protected]

  • Qualified Teacher status (QTLS or QTS), PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training is essential.

  • Experience of working with students with additional needs, especially ASC.

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures

  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge

  • Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to pupils with a wide range of needs

Due to the rural location of the school, candidates are strongly advised to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance

  • Teachers’ Pension

  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

How to Apply:

You can apply online by completing our online application form. For more information on this position please contact Liz on 07918 585258 / [email protected]

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.

#Reed FTE: £28,000 – £42,131

Job ID: 2023-3983

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Post End Date: 09/06/2023

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