DT Food Teacher - Salaried School Direct programme (Ratton School)
Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: Academic year 2023-24
Closing date: Thursday 13 July 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Phone: 01323 504011
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
The School Direct Salaried Training Programme is an employment-based route for high quality graduates, typically with at least three years’ experience of transferable work history. You’ll earn a salary while you train towards your Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) recommendation and won’t need to pay any tuition fees.
We are looking to recruit a trainee teacher in Design Technology for September 2023. Our preferred candidate will specialise in Food Technology but may have other experience or specialisms within the Design Technology umbrella of subjects. We are looking to fund this place to unqualified teacher pay point 3 (currently £23,777).
You will need an undergraduate degree at class 2:2 or above, or equivalent. Candidates typically have a degree in a subject which includes the following:
• Product Design
• Product Design
• 3D Design
• Food Science
• Food and Nutrition
• Art and Design
We are looking for the following personal qualities:
• A passion for design and a keen interest in the discipline beyond your degree
• Knowledge and understanding of two Design Technology strands and an awareness of how these are taught in UK secondary schools.
• Effective communication skills and good organisational skills
• Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
• Awareness of current educational developments and issues
• Experience with young people and commitment to developing individuals
• The ability to evaluate practice and to address your weaknesses
• Initiative, flexibility and responsiveness to change
• A sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team.
If you have the above qualities and experience and wish to join our team, then please apply to be considered for the interview process through The Department for Education’s ‘Find postgraduate teacher training’ service.
For additional information or an informal discussion, please contact Neil Stocker, Professional Tutor, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.