Job Description – Teacher of Food
Reporting to: Head of Department
Salary: Main Pay Scale / UPS (London Fringe)
We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic Teacher of Food to join our popular and successful department that delivers an engaging and exciting KS3 and KS4 curriculum.
The role provides a structured and supportive professional learning programme to develop the successful candidate’s knowledge and skills to enable them to teach across all Key Stages. The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning. We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
- To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate
- To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher/Tutor
- To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to accelerate with their learning
- To contribute to raising standards of student attainment across the school
- To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth
Teaching, Learning and Student Progress
- To undertake a designated programme of planning and teaching across all key stages (KS3 and 4) and to teach consistently high-quality lessons
- To be a role model for students, inspiring them to be actively interested in your subject
- To ensure the effective/efficient deployment of classroom support
- To maintain discipline in accordance with the school procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and home learning
- To lead, monitor and evaluate the assessment and feedback to students in line with whole school and department policy
- To follow department monitoring and tracking systems relating to student’s attainment, progress and achievement
- To mark, grade and give written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required
- To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, curriculum areas and school procedures
- To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required
About Greenshaw Learning Trust (GLT)
GLT provides an effective structure for schools to achieve real benefits from school-to-school collaboration, and a culture of trust and openness that promotes honest and transparent dialogue and mutual support.
At the heart of the Trust is proven school improvement advice and guidance – with regular meetings with school leaders, input from specialist primary and secondary experts and staff training and development in all our schools.
All schools in the Trust receive expert advice and fast -response support on budget planning and monitoring, payroll, human resources, employment and legal advice, purchasing, capital projects, admissions, policy development and audit. Our catering team provides advice and guidance on meeting the statutory responsibilities for food standards, healthy eating and safety, and helps our schools achieve higher take-up of meals and significant cost savings through quality improvement and the central procurement of food supplies.
Each school’s local governing body receives support and advice to ensure that they can contribute effectively to the governance and leadership of their school, including tailored guidance to chairs and clerks and governor training.
GLT is committed to meeting the needs of every student – our schools offer a wide range of special needs provision and across the Trust we have extensive expertise in behaviour, attendance, family liaison and therapies to support our students and their teachers.
GLT Mission Statement
- We are ambitious for our schools and their students. We believe that there is no ceiling on what can be achieved by anyone, regardless of their circumstances or background.
- We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment, giving every young person the opportunity to fulfil their potential now, and in the future.
- We seek to realise the power of individuals and organisations working together in collaboration whilst retaining their individuality, and we recognise that we can always improve.
GLT Employee Benefits
GLT recognises that our employees are our most important asset and we are aware that the quality and commitment of our employees is critical to our success. We offer all our employees the following staff benefits:
- Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
- Employer contributions to Teachers Pension Scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Gym membership scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Eye Care Voucher Scheme
Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.