Teacher of Food Preparation and Nutrition- Senior School

Date Posted: Friday 28 January 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-time / Term time

Closing date for application: 09/02/2022

Interview date: 24/02/2022

Permanent / Full-time

Required for September 2022

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

Our vibrant, welcoming school is seeking a confident, self-motivated individual to join our busy Design and Technology Department. The Design and Technology Department is a large and thriving department, which consists of 8 dedicated teachers and one full time and two part time technicians who, as a team, enjoy exploring new ideas, producing and sharing resources and ensuring that as much practical work is performed by the pupils as possible.

The postholder will be an outstanding classroom teacher who will play a key role in the academic life of the School. The successful applicant will be passionate about Food and will be able to develop pedagogy and design creative and exciting lessons to deliver the Food curriculum across KS3 and KS4. Experience supporting applicants to related higher education courses is desirable.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, free life assurance, use of sports facilities, including gym* Conditions apply
  • Competitive salary

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 9 February 2022

 Interviews to be held on Thursday 24 February 2022

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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