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  • Full Time
  • Bedford, UK
  • £28k - 43k per year £ / annum

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Food Technology Teacher – Bedford

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000 – £43,000

Job Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Food Technology Teacher to join the vibrant team at a school in Bedford. The ideal candidate will be passionate about food education and committed to inspiring students to develop their culinary skills and understanding of nutrition and food science. This is a fantastic opportunity for an innovative educator to make a significant impact in a supportive and dynamic school environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging and comprehensive food technology lessons in line with the curriculum.
  • Foster a stimulating and safe learning environment that encourages student creativity and experimentation.
  • Assess and evaluate students’ progress, providing constructive feedback to support their development.
  • Organise and oversee practical cooking sessions, ensuring all health and safety regulations are met.
  • Develop and maintain resources and materials to support the curriculum.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities, including cooking clubs and school events.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to integrate food technology education across other subjects and projects.
  • Stay updated with current trends and developments in food technology and education.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Food Technology, Home Economics, or a related field.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
  • Previous teaching experience in food technology or a related subject.
  • Strong knowledge of nutrition, food science, and culinary skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students with varying levels of ability and interest.
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe and hygienic learning environment.

Desirable

  • Experience with special dietary needs and food allergies.
  • Familiarity with sustainable food practices.
  • Involvement in community food projects or initiatives.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Access to school facilities and resources, including a well-equipped kitchen.

Benefits of working with Choice Teachers

  • 17 years’ experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working with a variety of primary and secondary schools.
  • Competitive pay rates with different payment options, including a ‘Guaranteed Payment Option’.
  • Flexible to suit your schedule and needs.
  • Opportunity to be offered permanent roles before advertised due to long lasting relationships with schools.
  • Dedicated support from our consultants

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter detailing their teaching philosophy and experience, and contact information for at least two references to Kiran at kiran@choiceteachers.com

If you have any questions you can also contact Kiran on 01462 530230.

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