Head of Food Technology

The Boswells School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC5416-213 Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: MPS/UPS TLR 2b £4,781
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Head of Food Technology

Teachers Main pay/Upper pay range
TLR 2b £4,781
(For an exceptional candidate we will consider paying an additional recruitment/retention allowance)

Required for start for September 2021

The Boswells School is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Food Technology. The role involves working with our Head of Computing, Business and Technology Faculty to co-ordinate all aspects of our Food Technology provision at Key Stages 3 and 4. The successful candidate will also be expected to deliver high quality lessons to complement an already strong team. Within our provision, we offer GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition. The ability to teach Child Development at Key Stage 4 would also be desirable, but not essential.

Our results at GCSE were excellent in 2020, with our students achieving a Progress 8 score of 0.26 across the school.
You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development and well-being of staff.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms are available from Mrs Maria Williams, mho@boswells-school.com, tel: 01245 26445 or can be found on our website www.boswells-school.com

The deadline for applications will be Midday on the 19th April 2021, interview date to be confirmed.

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. The school has a long standing reputation for achieving high levels of academic excellence and was judged to be 'Good' in all areas by OFSTED in February 2017. This role is crucial to the continued progress of the school towards outstanding

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:
• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
• Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
• The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.
In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

The Boswells School is a large 11-18 secondary school that serves the area of north Chelmsford. The school is an extremely popular, over-subscribed convertor academy that enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and wider community. We were graded ‘Good’ in every area by OFSTED in February 2017 and are working towards our goal of becoming a truly great school.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Maria Williams
The Boswells School
Burnham Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6LY
Telephone: 01245 264451 EXT 384
Email: mho@boswells-school.com

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