Learning Together For The Future

Head of Food Technology, Deputy Head of Technology Faculty

Head of Food Technology, Deputy Head of Technology Faculty

Full-time, maternity cover from January 2019
TLR £4439 (pay award pending)

The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional. Rated outstanding in four successive Ofsted reports, we provide an excellent education within a happy, purposeful atmosphere. We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. We challenge all our learners to achieve their best.

Our 2020 vision statement ‘learning together for the future’ is evident throughout the school. There is a focused atmosphere that is conducive to excellent learning, an engaging and broad curriculum and an extensive range of enrichment activities. As a result our students are well behaved, highly motivated and achieve very high academic standards.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and a committed team player who is driven to raising attainment. You will have experience of teaching textiles at Key Stage 3 and food technology at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A level. The position is suitable for an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of raising attainment.

This is a maternity cover contract, from January 2019, with an expected end date of January 2020. Please note that the end date may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond the control of the school.

We are student-centred and our aim is for every student to experience first rate learning and teaching. The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. If your ethos matches ours we look forward to hearing from you.

Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

To apply please return a completed application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it.

Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed.

Application Forms


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and all employees will be subjected to the relevant pre-employment checks and must hold an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance prior to employment.

For further information, or help with the application process please email:

Tina Spencer-Keyse, Human Resources Manager

To arrange a visit to the school please email:

Emma Williams, Human Resources Assistant