Food and Nutrition Technician
A1 – A3 (SCP 1-3) £19,100 pro rata
(starting salary £16,391)
Term time only plus 5 days
37 hours per week
Starting – September 2022
Wetherby High School is a forward-thinking school in a semi-rural area of North Leeds. We are proud of our caring and inclusive reputation and have a strong team of professionals committed to developing and delivering a rich learning experience for all our students.
Our school community is based upon an inclusive and restorative ethos that we believe best allows every student the opportunity to realise their full potential.
We are now looking to appoint a Food Technician to support our DT Food Department. The ideal candidate should have a keen interest in food and nutrition and ideally have experience of working in an educational environment and a passion for working with young people.
The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills and able to build relationships with children and staff. Applicants should also have good organisational and communication skills, and be able to prioritise in order to support the teaching staff, by ensuring all equipment and resources are prepared in a timely manner ready for teaching. This is, therefore an excellent opportunity for an individual with a flair for food and a passion for cooking. The post holder will also be a coach and fully involved in our Coaching programme and House system, flexible learning and invigilation duties.
It is essential that the post holder shares our school ethos which is firmly rooted in a restorative approach and the following values: to ‘Know our children well’: to be ‘Partners in Learning’: to develop ‘Character for Achievement’; to ‘Enjoy and Aspire’. We firmly believe that in order to move forwards we need to be prepared and able to ‘do things differently and do different things’.
We significantly invest in the development and training of all colleagues who are equally happy to share their expertise, skills and knowledge across the organisation. If you are looking to be stretched and challenged within a positive and creative staff team and you have a genuine desire to make a positive difference to our children, please submit an application form, covering letter and CV to mailto:[email protected] by noon on Monday 4th July 2022.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and satisfactory references. The school has a privacy statement for job applicants which is published on the website.