Orchard Hill

School Food Technology Technician

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Job overview

Salary: Scale 4/5 £23,350.26 – £26,359.49 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £27,849 – £31,438 per annum).

Location: Carew Academy, Church Road, Wallington, SM6 7NH

Working Pattern (hours per week, weeks per year): 35.25 hours per week, 8:00am – 3:45pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) and 8.45am – 4.45pm (Weds). Term Time only, 39 weeks per year.

Carew Academy is an outstanding special school situated at the edge of Beddington Park in Wallington. It has 230 students aged 7-18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs, including complex needs. There are plans for the school to move to a purpose built Free School in 2024.

Carew Academy strives to develop the full potential of everyone within its school community and provides a broad and wide-ranging curriculum. Enriching experiences are offered such as residential and curriculum visits and students can access a full range of therapies on site.

Carew Academy is a vibrant and welcoming school and offers many opportunities for professionals who want a rewarding career enabling young people to achieve their full potential. To find out more about us visit www.carewacademy.org

We are looking for someone with drive, creativity, and a passion for supporting young people to achieve their best. Your background is not important; what is important is that you have high expectations, love a challenge and have a determination to make a difference to the lives of our superb students. You also need to be resilient to work with students who may display challenging behaviour at times.

Our curriculum is different too – our younger students have enrichment activities, which include Rock Climbing, Swimming, Horse Riding, and a huge range of other sports. All our Upper School students take Option Subjects to enrich their learning. We have also just started delivering A-Level Photography and Art in our Sixth Form.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

Carew Academy is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact the school office via email info@carewacademy.org  to arrange a time to discuss further.

To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact info@carewacademy.org.

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date:  9:00a.m 4th December 2023

Interviews will take place on:  Wednesday 6th December 2023

Start Date: As soon as clearances complete.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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