Are you experienced in food technology seeking a part time role supporting in class as a Food Technician?
We are looking for someone experienced in food technology to provide technical and practical support within the Food Technology Department. The role will involve ensuring kitchen equipment and ingredients are prepared ready for lessons as required. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with and support young people in their learning and development; have a background of working within the food industry and will be well organised. In this varied role, you will have the opportunity to offer practical support working with small groups of students in Food Technology practical lessons, balanced with the opportunity to work alone during periods of preparation. You will have the know how to carry out cleaning and servicing of kitchen equipment in the department to ensure safety and reliability. You will be responsible for maintaining the good order and organisation of the fridges and storage facilities; and manage ordering and stock levels of food items, equipment and resources. There may also be scope to support within the Textiles department and such an opportunity can be discussed further at interview stage.
This appointment will be a permanent contract for 10 hours per week, term time only. The actual working hours need to be completed in school however the pattern can agreed with the successful candidate. The actual starting salary will be £4,898 with an FTE equivalent of £20,500.
About Aureus School
Aureus School is a state of the art 11-16 co-educational comprehensive school that opened in Didcot in 2017. We are excited to collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in southern Oxfordshire. Aureus School is a highly ambitious secondary school with a rigorous approach to academic standards. We are ambitious for educational success for all our learners.
As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new food technology classrooms using the latest equipment enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. We are committed to providing an enhancing education where all students achieve academic success. Our inspirational and challenging curriculum allows all abilities to flourish with self-confidence to thrive. We are committed to helping every student with SEND to access a high quality education which meets their ability, interests and aspirations and which enables them to enjoy success in their learning.
We promote inclusion of all students and recognise students’ entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum whilst meeting their individual needs. We recognise that some students may require more support than others and we aim to plan accordingly. Every individual is valued, learning is enjoyed, success is celebrated and responsibility is shared enabling our students to grow into responsible, questioning citizens who play a full and active role in society.
Our mission is simple: We will instil courage, ambition and resilience in every student to empower them to achieve greatness as a global citizen through a combined drive for excellence. Our core values will underpin all of our decisions: Diversity, Equality, Wellbeing, Responsibility, Respect, Kindness, Love, Empathy, Courage, Confidence, Integrity and Resilience.
Why work at Aureus School
Our vision for Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment.
Our commitment to you:
- Dedicated and passionate staff
- Inclusive learning environment
- Dynamic teaching and learning
- Creative curriculum and resources
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.
Our offer includes:
- Continuous Professional Development
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Flexible Working
- Staff Wellbeing
- Career Pathways and Talent Management
- Staff Benefits
- Community and Collaboration
- Valued worker scheme
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary- £4,898 Actual (£20,500 Full Time Equivalent)
Closing date for applications – 2nd October 2022 2022 (Midnight)
Interview date – Mutual convenience for school and candidate
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place