Career Opportunity

Food Technology Technician


Food Technology Technician
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Plympton Academy
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Plympton Academy
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Food Technology Technician

Start Date: ASAP 

Hours 22.5 hours per a week

Contract: Permanent ,39 weeks per a year 

Salary: TSAT Grade D £13,548 - £15,249 (based on a FTE of £21,532 - £24,234)

Closing Date: Monday 7th February 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 14th February 2022

Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome.


The Role

Plympton Academy is looking for a Food Technology Technician to support our thriving department. You will primarily be responsible for assisting and supporting the Food department with technical support to deliver the curriculum to students, including advising on health and safety and risk assessment.


You will assist with the Preparation of Food materials and equipment: Preparing lessons and co-curricular activities, including ordering materials, weighing and measuring ingredients, photocopying materials. You will be working to support and implement systems, procedures and policies including maintenance of specialist resources and long term Food projects. As well as controlling stock levels and ordering any further supplies when needed, you will also ensure routine and non-routine checking, cleaning, maintenance and keep the kitchen area clean, ensuring surfaces, cupboards, fridges are regularly disinfected.

Our School

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme. 


We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success. 


Next Steps


If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

We strongly encourage anybody who may be interested in working at our school to direct any question they may have to the PA to the Principal , Tracey Overton  on  . 

We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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