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Teacher of Technology (Product Design and/or Food Technology)

Teacher of Technology (Product Design and/or Food Technology)

Required for September 2024
Full time, permanent

Blacon High School – More than a school

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic, and inspirational Teacher of Technology with
energy, vision, and a commitment to innovation, to join this very successful 11-16 secondary school.

We are looking for a creative practitioner who is passionate about Technology, and will enthuse
students in their appreciation of STEM. Key responsibilities will be the academic achievement and
wider experiences of students learning Food and/or Product Design/Resistant Materials.
The successful candidate should have experience in several of the following areas:

  • Food Technology
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Textiles
  • Design Technology

The post would suit an outstanding teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard and raising aspiration and achievement. Applicants should demonstrate good interpersonal skills, initiative and resilience, and most importantly, the passion to make a difference and a firm belief that there are no limits to what our students can achieve.

Blacon High School prides itself on being relentless in its desire to provide outstanding learning
opportunities, and the successful candidate will join a well-established team. In September 2016 we moved into a new state of the art building and a further extension was completed in September 2021 due to the school being oversubscribed for the 4th year. This has enabled the school to grow from 600 to 750 students.

Further information relating to this role can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification and by visiting the School website at For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Rachel Hudson, Headteacher on 01244 371475.

Please apply using the online application form from the Cheshire West and Chester Council website; CVs will not be accepted. Email application queries to


Blacon High School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be
sought for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th April 2024, noon
Please note that interviews for this post will take place on or after Friday 26th April 2024