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Teacher of Technology (Food & Textiles)
Salary Range: £25,714 to £41,604 (Main / Upper Pay Rages)
Main / Upper Pay Range
Required for start in September 2022 or earlier:
KES is a school with strong leadership and management and a strong supportive staff community. The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10 each day. Offering an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for Early Career Teachers (ECTs) or for those seeking Qualified Teacher Status (QTS / QTLS), a system of twilight training sessions, as well as excellent development opportunities. Staff benefits include free car parking, onsite gymnasium and swimming pool, as well as staff recognition schemes including a 'Shout Out Board' and your own personal 'KES Angel'.
A specialist in teaching food and textiles across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 is required, delivering Hospitality and Catering (WJEC Exam Board) at Key Stage 4, BTEC Hospitality at Key Stage 5 and at Key Stage 3 Textiles with an opportunity to develop your own projects in Textiles. As the successful candidate will be delivering practical lessons in both food and textiles, it would be advantageous for candidates to be able to provide evidence of any practical work they have produced either on a personal basis or in a professional capacity.
Applications will be welcomed from those seeking a fulltime job role, as well as those seeking part time or job share work patterns. Applicants will need to specify this clearly when submitting their CV.
So, if you are currently considering a career move for the start of the forthcoming academic year 2022/2023, or currently in your teacher training year and you are a specialist in food and textiles, with sound practical expertise and a passion to teach these areas up to GCSE and A Level, we would very much like to hear from you. Please complete the 'Quick Apply' application on the school website Current Vacancies - The King Edmund School (kes.essex.sch.uk and submit, together with a copy of your CV.
We also welcome and encourage telephone calls on 01702 560904 to register an interest, find out more about the school and the role. Early applications will be welcome.
KES has a set of values and expectations of the way that everyone in our school community should treat each other - everyone works together to ensure the school is welcoming and that everyone feels valued. We are #KESway.
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Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to accept new ideas and a thorough commitment to student learning with evidence of high level of subject specialism and professional development, as well as a flexible and adaptable attitude to meet the needs of the school. We want staff with the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first class education and who will rise to the challenge of building on success.
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Closing Date for applications is midday onFriday 20 May 2022
Interviews to be conducted during the week commencing 23 May 2022
The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.
Information about the School
The King Edmund School is a high performing school with specialist status for Business, Enterprise and Applied Learning. The school has 1600 students, including over 200 in the Sixth Form.
The school prides itself on its excellent facilities, state of the art technology and innovative and progressive curriculum at all levels and across all key stages.
Students are well cared for and given every opportunity to shine. Extra curricular opportunities are varied and numerous.
The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment Procedures.