Food Technology Teacher

Location: Telford
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Teacher
Reference: FT4583828
Salary: £130 - 180 per day
Job Published: 9 days ago

Location: Telford, Shropshire

Salary: £130 - 180 per day

Position Overview: We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Food Technology Teacher to join our dynamic team of educators. The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for food and nutrition education, as well as a commitment to inspiring and empowering students to explore the culinary arts.


  • Plan and deliver engaging and practical food technology lessons that cover a range of topics, including cooking techniques, nutrition, food safety, and food preparation.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where students feel encouraged to experiment, innovate, and develop their culinary skills.
  • Develop and implement curriculum plans that align with the National Curriculum and the school's educational objectives.
  • Provide hands-on instruction in the kitchen, guiding students through recipe preparation, cooking techniques, and food presentation.
  • Incorporate technology and multimedia resources into lessons to enhance student learning and engagement.
  • Assess student progress through a variety of formative and summative assessments, providing constructive feedback to support their development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to integrate food technology across the curriculum and participate in cross-curricular projects and events.
  • Stay updated on current trends and developments in food and nutrition education and actively participate in professional development opportunities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Hospitality Management, Education, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
  • Previous experience teaching food technology or culinary arts at the secondary school level, with a strong understanding of food safety and hygiene practices.
  • Passion for food and nutrition education, with a creative approach to teaching and a willingness to experiment with new recipes and techniques.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Creativity, adaptability, and a commitment to fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen or food service environment is desirable.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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