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Teacher of Food Technology

Posted on 14 June 2019

  • LocationThomas Bennett Community College
  • Salary£23,720 - £39,406/NQT pro rata
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateApply by 14 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/2482
Positions available 1
Working hours Full-time
Closing date 14 July 2019
Job category Support Staff - Education
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction


Hours per week: Full-time, Term Time only

Start date: September 2019/January 2020

Closing date: 14 July 

Interview date: 16 July 

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Ashdown Drive, Crawley, RH10 5AD

For further information contact the school office on (01293) 866879


About the role

Are you a Newly Qualified Teacher looking for your first teaching post? Are you an established teacher looking for a new challenge? Are you an excellent classroom practitioner who can inspire students and work well as part of a dedicated, welcoming and supportive team?

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, forward looking candidate to the post of Teacher of Food Technology. This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional or newly qualified teacher to make a significant contribution to the DT & Art department. Key Stage 4 Hospitality and Catering will also be required.

The successful candidate will be someone who works flexibly to support the achievement of students, and consistently models outstanding practice, with students’ wellbeing at the forefront of all that they do.  All staff are expected to make a significant contribution to the academic, spiritual, moral and cultural well-being of young people. The post will provide an excellent opportunity for professional development. 

About the school:

  • Thomas Bennett Community College is a welcoming school community, with the highest expectations
  • We are ideally located for commuters, situated 30 minutes from Brighton and London
  • We have an impressive, modern school site with outstanding facilities across all subject areas
  • We are part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT)  which has 7 TKAT academies in Crawley
  • Through our focused and bespoke training, staff are equipped with the skills to engage learners through the delivery of high quality lessons
  • Teachers all receive a laptop for their own use

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a fast paced team that has a proven track record in effecting change and is focused on continual school improvement.

If you believe you have the skills and vision to help take the development of the department forward, we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further information or an appointment to visit the College, please contact Emma Woodward on 01293 526255 or email

Please forward completed application to the school office, marked for the attention of Emma Woodward.

Electronic applications are welcome. CV’s will be accepted as an initial application.

We share the belief that no-one should receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of: race, gender, disability, sexuality, age, income, religion, colour, marital status or ethnic or national origin. We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students.  The successful applicant to this post will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and are not the employer in this case.


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