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Lead Food Technology Teacher - Full-time

Wrotham School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-5409-147T
  • Posted:11/03/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR for the right candidate
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:30/05/2020 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Food Technology Teacher – Lead Teacher

Full time:         MPS /UPS + TLR for the right candidate

Start Date:       September 2020  

Closing Date:   Timely applications recommended

We are currently looking to appoint a suitable candidate to the position of Lead Teacher of Food Technology.

You will be suitably qualified with QTS in a relevant subject area. You will have experience of Food Technology from KS3-5. You will also be emotionally intelligent, highly motivated and be willing to take measured risks to deliver an innovative, creative and engaging curriculum that develops students’ thinking skills, progress and aspirations.

This post is the ideal position for an NQT or someone looking to further their career in a school where Food Technology is thriving and achieving outstanding results.

Wrotham School is a highly successful school that boasts outstanding behaviour and supportive parents. Visitors to our school always comment on the calm and purposeful atmosphere they observe in our classrooms and communal areas. Our outstanding results are testament to the strength of our staff team and the hard work of our students.

We offer our staff competitive pay, with the opportunity to receive additional pay progression for outstanding performance, in a school that has found success outside of the large academy chains. We are a progressive and innovative school that provides a positive and productive place to work for teachers of all experience levels. We offer a flexible action based CPD programme that offers a personalised approach to professional development. We are committed to achieving a healthy work- life balance for all of our staff and impact assess all initiatives and actively remove unnecessary paperwork/ meetings. As a result we have a very low annual staff turnover.

Wrotham is a small village in the heart of Kent surrounded by a scenic rural landscape and beautiful countryside with excellent (5 minute) access from the A20/M20 and close proximity to the A2/M2/M25/M26. Journey by road from nearby Bromley/ Dartford/ Bexley/ Orpington varies from 15-30 minutes. The local mainline station is a 10 minute walk from the school and is on the direct commuter line to Victoria Station in central London; this line includes stops at Bromley South. Wrotham is part of the Sevenoaks commuter belt and sits just outside of South East London which makes Wrotham and the surrounding areas an ideal place to live and work. 

To apply please complete the application form available on our website, and write a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 explaining how your skills, experience and aspirations meet the requirements of this role and send to jwheeler@wrotham.kent.sch.uk

Wrotham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

If you would like to discuss the post, arrange a visit to the school or request an application form please contact Jan Wheeler on 30000 658326 or jwheeler@wrotham.kent.sch.uk

You can find out more about our fantastic school learning environment by visiting our school website and Facebook page:



Information about the school

Wrotham School is part of the Divergent Partnership Trust and is a well disciplined 11-18 School, situated close to the M20/M26 motorways and main line railway stations. There are a total of 810 students on roll, with over 100 in the Sixth Form. Teachers have their own classrooms. For further information visit our website www.wrothamschool.com

Job Contact Information

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.