Teacher of Food Technology

Brentwood County High School, Brentwood

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Job Ref No. ECC5459-721 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TMS/UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Brentwood County High School
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM144JF
Wishes to appoint a 

Teacher of Food Technology

Salary: TMS/UPS
(£31,350 - £47,839 per annum)
FTE: 100%

Start Date: September 2024

It is an exciting time to join the team at Brentwood County High School. With new building that opened in February 2024 and a new vision for the school, it is the perfect time to join our journey. 
We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our experienced Technology department. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach Food Technology across the Key Stages and will be creative, innovative, efficient and committed to raising standards. They will have excellent subject knowledge and join a highly motivated team of superbly collaborative teachers committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, and to instilling a passion for Food Technology in our students.

Applications from teachers at any stage in their career are welcome: teachers with the ambition to train to become Lead Practitioners; Early Career Teachers; or experienced unqualified teachers who are prepared to train to gain qualified teacher status.

Due to increasing student numbers, Brentwood County High School is on a journey of improvement and is seeking to appoint additional staff. Following our "Good" Ofsted rating in June 2022 and several years of excellent student outcomes, demand for places in Year 7 and Year 12 has been rising. In February 2024, we will be excited to open the final stage of our £27 million DFE heritage building project. This will provide new state-of-the-art learning environments - including new science, sporting, technology, and art facilities - whilst also retaining the character of the original school buildings that date back over a century. 

BCHS is a Co-operative Academy which is firmly rooted in serving our community. We are proud to be an inclusive co-educational comprehensive school where we recognise that success for young people is built on firm foundations of trust, respect, care and hard work. We measure our success by much more than exam results as we recognise that such data tells only a part of the story of each of our young people. BCHS is already a great place to teach and learn and we have many strengths including: 
  
Motivated and polite pupils, who have a strong voice in the school with diversity champions and student parliament 
Staff are aided by extensive and wide-ranging in-house support and coaching, by dedicated and helpful colleagues  
Knowledgeable and dynamic Trust with supportive governors, with a robust understanding of education  
  
BCHS is located in the heart of Brentwood, near the town centre, a short distance from the train station, which is 25 minutes from Liverpool Street Station. The school, also includes a large sixth form campus and achievements at KS5 have been a key strength at BCHS. Parking is available on-site and there are good transport links by both rail and bus. BCHS is just over two miles from the M25. 

BCHS is a member of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.  

What the school can offer:   
  
Recognition of continuous service  
Automatic enrolment into the National Teacher Pension Scheme 
Excellent CPD opportunities 
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools  
The support of an experienced family of schools  
National Conditions of Service  
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme  
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff 
Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance  

If you feel you could make a positive contribution to the school, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now. To request a visit to the school or for more information please speak to Sophie Neal hr@osborne.coop or call 01375 648901. 

BCHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement (www.osborne.coop/working-with-us) for more information.   
    
If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website, Vacancies in our Trust (osborne.coop) or Essex School Jobs. 



Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.     

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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Laura Girling
Shenfield Common
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood
Essex, CM14 4JF
Telephone: 01277 238911
Email: hr@osborne.coop

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