Food Technician DT Food Technology - Haringey Secondary School

Recruiter
Veritas Education recruitment ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£75 - £85 per day
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
*** DT Design and Technology Food Technician - Food Technology / Catering ***

*** Mainstream Secondary School ***

*** 'Good' Ofsted ***

*** Haringey - North London ***

*** ASAP Start ***

We are working with a 'Good' Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in Haringey who are currently looking to recruit a DT Food Technician who is competent and experienced using ALL kitchen and catering equipment, with knowledge of food preparation, nutrition, hygiene and healthy eating to start ASAP, to work initially at least until February 2018 to cover a staff member on sick leave.

This will be working with the head of department and class teacher, assisting pupils of a range ages and abilities from Key Stage 3 to 4, ensuring that students' needs are met and any challenging behaviour is monitored to maintain a safe working environment and help ensure food technology lessons run smoothly and efficiently.

The Food Technology and Catering curriculum at the school involves topics such as: Healthy Eating, Food and Nutrition, Sustainability, Food Hygiene, Dietary Requirements, Function of ingredients, Food Skills, Food science, Planning and designing Recipes, Catering Industry, Nutrients Research, techniques, Food Skills Controlled Assessment, Types of Cooking Methods, International Cuisines, Food Laws, Revision and Exam practice.

Other duties include:

  • Prepare apparatus, tools and materials and set up equipment for use in practical classes.
  • Set up and, on occasion, carry out demonstrations.
  • Ensure that appropriate stock level of apparatus and tools are maintained. Maintain stock books, including carrying out or arranging stock checks.
  • Retrieve and clean away apparatus/ tools ect after use. Laundering of tea towels, oven gloves and washing up cloths.
  • Place and progress orders, ensuring spending is in line with Faculty policy.
  • Identify equipment needs in consultation with teaching and technician staff to participate in the selection of new equipment.

The school is near a tube and overground station and is also accessible by a number of popular bus routes.

Key skills and experience needed:

  • Previous support work within a school or other transferable child-related experience
  • Good food technology and catering experience and skills
  • A firm presence and strong behaviour management
  • Previous one to one, small group work and/or whole class support
  • Professional manner. Proactive, engaging and empathetic.
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, patient and determined approach
  • Experience or knowledge within special educational needs

If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your CV to Tom Meredith at Veritas Education.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'


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