Work For The Character Education Trust

The Character Education Trust is a multi-academy trust (MAT) that exists to provide outstanding education in schools in Kent. The key aim of our Trust is to give young people the tools they need to be well qualified to achieve success and well-being, and to have choices in adult life.

We aim to help young people develop good character strengths, reach their academic potential and discover where they excel. We believe in ‘Building Character and Creating Opportunities.

Click here for further information about character education.

Teacher of Food Technology

LOCATION: Aylesford School
ROLE: FULL-TIME
SCALE: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience
OTHER DETAILS: Applications welcome from all levels of appropriate experience
REQUIRED: ASAP
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11/02/2023
INTERVIEWS: TBC

The successful candidate must be talented and committed, with the character, skills and drive necessary to inspire our students and the ability to deliver engaging lessons of the highest quality. There will be opportunities to teach at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

Our school vision is to provide quality academic and ‘Character Education’ which develops confident young people who are successful learners and contribute positively to society.

Our school has been on a journey of rapid improvement which has recently been recognised by OFSTED. We are a non-selective school in the heart of Kent with growing numbers of students each year. We are passionate about providing a world class education to our students and have a lot of support from parents, governors and the leadership structure in the school to be able to do this. Our staff team is a friendly and supportive one where creativity in the classroom and effective working relationships are key.

We are very proud of our Food Technology Department. We have state of the art facilities including a professional chefs kitchen and we are really proud to be able to offer the Professional Chefs Qualification at Level 3 and have a working restaurant facility. We have a strong track record of results due to an innovative and inspirational curriculum and strong quality of teaching. We now need one further teacher to complete the team and maintain the high standards of teaching and learning which are already present in the department.

The position is suitable for a qualified and experienced teacher or a newly qualified teacher who is looking for opportunities to grow and flourish as a teacher.

We also offering a Recruitment and Retention Allowance of £2000 to the successful candidate.
This is a full-time position, however flexible working hours will be considered.

At Aylesford School what you think and what you do matters. Our most valuable resource is our staff and we invest heavily in your development.

For further information about the school or to arrange a visit please contact Tanya Kelvie.

To apply please complete the application form. All applications will be considered individually upon receipt.


At Aylesford School what you think and what you do matters. Our most valuable resource is our staff and we invest heavily in your development.

Applications

Teaching and Support Application Form – Download

Please email your application to Maria Abbott: maria.abbott@aylesford.kent.sch.uk. All applications will be considered individually upon receipt.

Equal opportunities employer

Aylesford School is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and actively encourages applications from all potential candidates regardless of race, gender, sexuality and disability.

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Contact Aylesford School

We highly recommend contacting us to arrange an informal visit to the school to fully understand what makes Aylesford School such a desirable place to work.

We reserve the right to close the post early should we be able to appoint a suitable applicant.

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If this role is of interest and you’re excited about building character and creating opportunities we want to hear from you.

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