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Teacher of Food, Hospitality and Catering - Full-time

Towers School and Sixth Form Centre, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4196-383T
  • Posted:02/10/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Food, Hospitality and Catering Teacher 


This is an exciting rare opportunity to join an enthusiastic and dedicated team, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational teacher of Food and/or Design & Technology.  The post could suit an NQT as well as a more experienced candidate and a specialism in either Food/Hospitality would be advantageous.

We have excellent facilities with a fully equipped food room along with ICT facilities and dedicated theory rooms.  The department is supported by one full time technician and the students here really value our subjects with a good uptake at KS4 and enrichment activities.

We currently offer WJEC Hospitality and Catering but also have students who undertake a level 1 and 2 in home cooking skills. 


We are looking for a highly motivated individual who:

  • Is innovative, dynamic and inspirational in the classroom 
  • Is passionate about the subject area/s and keen to teach in a knowledge driven school 
  • Ensures all students succeed and are able to achieve their maximum potential
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range
  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment and developing the success of the department
  • Enjoys working as part of a team 
  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students


Information about the school

At Towers, we believe that, with access to a knowledge rich curriculum, unwavering high expectations of conduct and behaviour, an excellent welfare system and the very best teaching, our students can be exceptional.

As our popular, oversubscribed school continues to grow, we are looking for great people to join our team. This is your chance to be part of something amazing, part of a team making a genuine difference in the community.

Why work at Towers School?

We have the loveliest students! We believe in evidence informed approaches to teaching and assessment Teachers are seen as the subject experts delivering a highly academic curriculum Our subject teams plan their curriculum together and teach from fantastic knowledge booklets We have truly high expectations of conduct and consistent behaviour system which ensures teachers have the freedom to teach without disruption Our SLT are supportive and highly visible Staff well-being is a priority with: whole class feedback rather than marking; centrally run detentions; sensible use of data Investment in professional development leads to high quality, evidence informed CPD We stand together as one community in everything that we do Staff, students and parents are all ‘Proud to be Towers’

We are one community, both in and out of the classroom. Standing shoulder to shoulder, we celebrate successes together and, when things don’t go according to plan, we work together to find solutions. We take our jobs seriously but still find time to laugh. Our students see how much we care through our thoughts, words and deeds. We are greater than the sum of our parts and we are looking for people who want to contribute to our collective improvement, and to be part of a community which challenges the status quo.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Natasha Cloke
  • Address:Faversham Road, Kennington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9AL
  • Telephone: (01233) 634171 256
  • Email: n.cloke@towers.school

Fax: (01233) 628326


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.