Teacher of Food Technology (0.6 up to full time)

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Type of Position:Teaching staff - Permanent
School:Twynham TGS
Salary:£30,000 to £46,525 (full time equivalent)
Start Date:ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)
Closing Date: Friday 17th May 2024 at 8am

Start date

ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)

Contract term


Working hours

Part-time/full-time (at least 0.6 up to full time)

Pay scale

Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Salary range (per annum)

£30,000 to £46,525 (full time equivalent)


Twynham School and The Grange School

Reports to

Head of Design and Technology

Suitable for Early Career Teachers (ECTs)?


About the Post

We are looking to appoint an exceptional and energetic teacher of Food Technology to join our highly successful D&T department across both Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS). This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join an already high-performing faculty area and to support the vision for excellence being developed by our D&T team.


With the Twynham School and TGS federation now firmly established in Christchurch the department has access to some exceptional facilities to support a world class Design and Technology curriculum. You will have the opportunity to work alongside nationally recognised leaders of D&T as well as the support of a talented team of D&T teachers and a highly supportive senior leadership team.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a values-driven, talented and aspirational colleague.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Teach Food Technology across both Key Stage 3 and 4 to motivated and polite students
  • Deliver exceptional extra-curricular opportunities within and beyond Design and Technology
  • Further contribute to our vision for education across the town of Christchurch
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.

What we can offer you

Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from ECT through to senior and system leadership
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast

Who we are looking for

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Are an inspirational and skilled teacher of Food Technology
  • Are aspirational for career development and eager to seize additional progression opportunities
  • Are driven by the power of education to transform the lives of the most disadvantaged students

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Alison Brown (Senior HR Administrator) on 01202 495716 or email us at

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to:  

Only applications made using our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here:

The closing date is Friday 17th May 2024 at 8am (We reserve the right to interview exceptional applicants before the deadline and interested colleagues are therefore encourage to apply as soon as possible).


Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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