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Subject Leader of Food Technology and KS3 Science Teacher
  • Employer: Woodlane High School
  • Reference: TLRs/20/133353
  • Published: Mon 14/09/2020, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 28/09/2020, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 27.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woodlane High School, Hammersmith & Fulham

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Subject Leader of Food Technology and KS3 Science Teacher

Subject Leader of Food Technology and KS3 Science Teacher

Full Time

MPS + 1 SEN Allowance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding teacher to join our wonderful school, teaching both Science and Food Technology.  We welcome applicants from Design Technology or Science teachers, including NQTs.

Woodlane High School is a successful purpose-built community special school for pupils aged 11-16 years. In May 2019 OFSTED graded Woodlane as an Outstanding school. 

The Governing Body are looking to appoint an inspirational and self-motivated teacher to this varied and interesting position.  If you are a dynamic, committed, and enthusiastic teacher who wants to make a difference to the lives and outcomes of Woodlane pupils we welcome your application.  

The successful candidate:

  • Is an effective Science practitioner with a keen interest in Food Technology. 
  • Is an effective practitioner looking to develop our Food Technology curriculum at Woodlane.
  • Is someone who puts safeguarding and child protection at the centre of practice.
  • Is keen to build on the school’s recent success in relevant Food Technology qualifications (e.g. GCSE etc.)
  • Has knowledge and experience of the National Curriculum in Science at KS3.
  • Has knowledge of the National Curriculum and how to differentiate for SEND learners.
  • Is able to use SLCN strategies to support teaching and learning.
  • Is dedicated to raising achievement in Science and Food Technology.
  • Has the ability to teach a range of subjects at KS3 and KS4.
  • Is an outstanding classroom teacher.
  • Has a strong commitment to extra-curricular activity.
  • Is able to support Woodlane’s Dyslexia Friendly approach to raise the literacy standards of our pupils.
  • Is able to raise the profile of Food Technology on a whole school basis, gaining/maintaining relevant excellence accreditations.

The school is able to offer you:

  • A school which values a creative approach to teaching.
  • A commitment to cross-curricular learning.
  • A bright and modern school.
  • Excellent opportunities for personal professional development.
  • A friendly and supportive staff team, dedicated to improving pupils’ life chances.
  • A management team that encourages team working, innovation and encourages staff to use solution-based thinking.
  • Opportunities to work flexibly with small teaching groups.
  • An experienced team of teaching assistants.
  • A school ethos which celebrates achievement and encourages respect for others.

If you are working in either the mainstream or special school sector, feel you have relevant experience, and would like to discuss the position, please call the Interim Headteacher (Tim Heapy) on 020 8743 5668 or e-mail

Under normal circumstances we would encourage you to visit the school during opening hours. However due to Covid-19, tours must take place after school hours or virtually.

Woodlane High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Staff and governors are committed to the safeguarding and child protection of our children. An enhanced DBS disclosure will therefore be required for successful candidates. We will also require verified references, photographic identification and any necessary overseas eligibility to work in the UK.

The closing date for applications: Monday 28th September 2020 - 9:00am

Shortlisting date: Tuesday 29th September 2020

Interviews planned for: Monday 5th October 2020

Position to start November 2020 or January 2021 if required by the candidate.