Teacher of Food Technology

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/03/2024 23:59
Main/Upper Pay Range £30,000 - £46,525 per annum
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NU
Number of posts:
Closing date:
10 Mar
Further Information
Benfield School is seeking a passionate and creative Food Technology Teacher to join our growing Design Technology department. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the food curriculum, fostering a love for cooking, and equipping pupils with valuable life skills. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our growing reputation and be part of a school on the rise.

Here's why youll love this role: 
  • Be the culinary mastermind - Inject your passion and expertise, and watch your lessons come to life in our well-equipped food technology room.
  • Embrace technology-integrated learning - Utilise our computer suite to enhance your lessons with visual aids, recipe research, and digital design elements.
  • Make a difference, every day - Your dedication will positively impact the lives of pupils, nurturing their confidence, creativity, and understanding of food principles.
  • Be part of something special - Benfield School's pillars of Leadership, Excellence, Ambition, and Community are integral to the Design Technology department.
We're looking for someone who can inspire and influence and who:
  • Has a successful track record that demonstrates high quality teaching and learning with positive learner outcomes.
  • Has experience contributing to the design and delivery of the curriculum.
  • Can make effective use of resources to design and teach effective lessons and activities.
Benfield School is a fully inclusive 11-16 school it has a distinct ethos with strong sense of support and loyalty. Excellent relationships between students and staff and a purposeful learning environment is evident in lessons and around the modernised site. With this foundation, students have a strong platform to be confident, happy and are able to achieve their aspiration.
Our school is one of seven primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East. We have a national research school, which aims to build and strengthen networks of schools throughout the region and help them access effective education research and implement it in everyday practice.

In return we offer:
  • Great opportunities for continuing professional development and a career pathway across the trust.
  • A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued.
  • The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust.
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme which the trust also contributes to on your behalf.
  • Recognition of previous service with other schools, academies, local government etc.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), delivered by Health Assured – the UK and Irelands leading wellbeing provider.
  • Good public transport links via Tyne and Wear Metro and road links from the A19 and A1058 Coast Road.
Interested? If you would like to join us and feel you could thrive here, then please read the accompanying Job Description and Person Specification and complete an application form by clicking ‘apply now’ no later than midnight Sunday 10th March 2024.
Expected Interview Dates – Friday 15th March 2024

NEAT is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. For shortlisted candidates, we will conduct an online search as part of our screening.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.