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Teacher of Design & Technology (inc Food & Nutrition)
Part-time 3 or 4 days
Required September 2021
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Are you passionate about your subject and about how to engage young people so they achieve their very best? Are you ambitious and do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in Design & Technology and Food & Nutrition?
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher or NQT to join our highly committed, hardworking Design and Technology/Food and Nutrition departments. The successful candidate should be DATA accredited for Health and Safety (or capable of undertaking the training). You will be expected to be flexible in teaching the whole spectrum of Design and Technology based subjects, including Food and Nutrition and Textiles at Key Stage 3. Staff morale is high at our school; we have an excellent induction programme and a commitment to professional development for all staff. All teaching staff are provided with a laptop.
Our Design and Technology/ Food and Nutrition departments are well resourced, all students in Design and Technology have access to CAD/CAM facilities and it is embedded at KS3. In Food and Nutrition students have access to a professional fully fitted restaurant style kitchen. The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for Design and Technology/Food and Nutrition to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in these departments. We deliver GCSE Design & Technology and A Level Product Design and in Food Nutrition we deliver AQA GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.
Our oversubscribed school achieved a 'GOOD' rating in its Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and we have a commitment to supporting students in developing as well-rounded individuals as well as achieving their academic potential.
Great Baddow High School is very well thought of locally. Our motto, which translates as 'always striving for higher things' encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.
Under normal circumstances pre-application visits are warmly encouraged particularly during the working day in order to view our students and teachers working together in well-equipped, specialist classrooms, using modern technologies and resources.
Please apply by downloading the application form and sending it to Yvette DeFeo, HR Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Midday on Friday 29 January 2021
Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, therefore, we encourage candidates to complete and return applications at their earliest convenience.
Information about the School
Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation.
Our curriculum is broad and varied and provides opportunities for all learners to achieve; we pride ourselves on balancing modern approaches and technologies with traditional values.
A large proportion of our students stay on to join the sixth form and are joined by students from elsewhere. We have a very good sixth form centre and our sixth formers make a valuable contribution to the life of the school.
Great Baddow High School is a specialist science and sports college and is a centre of excellence for the region. Our students benefit from a vast number of enrichment opportunities in many other areas.
Our motto, always striving for higher things, encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.