The Joseph Rowntree School

Teacher of Food Technology


Fixed term contract starting 1 September 2024 to 31 August 2025

Applications will be considered between 0.6FTE to 1.0FTE (must be between 3 to 5 full working days each week) - please indicate preferred number of working days on the application form

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Qualified Teacher of Food Technology to join our hugely successful Design Department on a one year, fixed term contract from September 2024. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented, dynamic and ambitious ECT or experienced professional. 

The successful applicant must:

  • be passionate and committed to improving teaching and learning.
  • have excellent interpersonal and presentational skills.
  • be receptive to change and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • be able to work well as part of a welcoming, hard-working and committed team.
  • maximise the potential of students of all abilities.
  • have a current hygiene certificate in catering.
  • experience of teaching Health & Social Care would be an advantage, although this is not essential.

We offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Full access to Teacher’s Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Training and development opportunities (CPD)
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to an employee benefit scheme, which offers discounts across a range of products and services from health and wellbeing to leisure and retail.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 helpline for free and confidential advice

You will find us to the north of the historic city of York in an excellent learning environment with superb facilities.

The Joseph Rowntree School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website  Please also download the Applicant’s Guidance document – ‘How to Apply’.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Rachel Walton, Headteacher’s PA/Senior HR Administrator:

Closing Date:  Sunday 23 June 2024 at 12 midnight


teacher of food technology application pack 23 06 24.pdf



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