Head of Food Technology

Aylward Academy

  • £34514 - £51179 per annum
  • Edmonton, London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Main Pay Range/ Upper Pay Range (Outer London Weighting) + TLR + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Full Time, Permanent

September 2024 Start Date

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Head of Food Technology. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in delivering engaging and informative lessons to students across all Key Stages.There is an opportunity for the right candidate to take on a lead role within the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver dynamic lessons in Food Technology to students in all Key Stages ensuring that all learners make excellent progress.
  • Utilise innovative teaching methods and resources to engage students and enhance their understanding of the practical and theory aspects of the subject.
  • Assess and evaluate student progress regularly, providing constructive feedback and support to help students achieve their academic potential.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Food Technology curriculum, incorporating relevant updates and advancements in the field.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within the Food Technology department and across the school to promote a positive learning environment and share best practices.

Aylward Academy is a community where inspirational teaching, self-evaluation and self-improvement are evident from the moment you enter our Academy. Our students are diverse, exciting and talented – and the same is true of our staff. We put huge emphasis on professional development, most of it in-house, and are proud of the high number of good and outstanding teachers who work in our school. We are also noted for our ‘can do’ attitude. We are proud to serve the communities around Enfield as an 11-18 school and we were judged as a ‘Good academy’ by Ofsted in July 2021.

At Aylward, we place strong emphasis on professional development and believe a culture of shared leadership teamed with an unwavering passion for teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do.

Aylward Academy is most definitely a school on the rise. GCSE outcomes are up, attendance to school is up, student adherence to the school ethos is positive and this is in a context where exclusions from school are minimal. Our community is one where we strongly believe that education is about attaining good qualifications as well as developing young people into active and positive contributors to society. We welcome professionals that are passionate in guiding young people in these crucial years of their development.

School visits are welcome, to arrange please contact the Principals PA –

The role is due to commence September 2024.

Closing date: Thursday 25th April 2024

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today: https://aet.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/4467?c=aet

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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