Head of Department – Food & DT

Permanent role starting in September 2024 leading a department of Food Tech and DT

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Laura Evans Lead Education Recruitment Consultant
Head of Department – Food Tech & DT

Are you a passionate leader looking for a new challenge or looking to take that next step in your career? 

We are working with a successful Secondary school in their search for their next subject lead for Food & Design Technology. This role would be Permanent and to start from as soon as the right person becomes available.

The school is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted where students are overwhelmingly positive and they take pride in their work and behave well in lessons and social times. It boasts state of the art technology and exceptional green spaces. 

The role:

  • Starting in September 2024 or sooner if available 
  • Responsible for overseeing the running of the subject department 
  • Responsible for the strategic direction and development of the DT & Food Tech Department 
  • Teaching Commitment, you will be expected to teach your own classes 
  • Lead a team of department staff and sharing best practice 
  • Running/ organising department specific CPD 

Benefits of working with the school:

  • Regular CPD offered including fortnightly coaching sessions
  • Fully resourced curriculum, with the autonomy to adapt to suit you and your students – never plan a lesson from scratch again!
  • Access to tech for all staff 
  • Access to Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing focused – support to help you manage work/life balance 
  • Prime location with lots of green spaces
  • Competitive pension, benefits and life cover
  • Many more 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A teaching qualification recognised in the UK (QTS desirable)
  • A degree or higher in DT/Food Tech 
  • Proven experience delivering DT/Food Tech at secondary school level 
  • Strong leadership and management skills, prior experience leading a team would be beneficial
  • Inspirational and assertive leadership with a up to date knowledge of department curriculum and assessment strategies 
  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

How to apply:

Please submit your CV directly to this role or send it across to Laura Evans by emailing laura.e@anzuk.education. For more information or to enquire about other roles please contact the office on 0117 457 3443

Please note that sponsorship will not be available for this role

You will be required to complete a full registration with anzuk for this role. 

anzuk is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, culture or disability. Each individual will be assessed on merit alone.

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