Food Technician
  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Reference: SCH/22/211565
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 14:39 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
  • Salary: £16217 to £16,542
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St John Plessington Catholic College, Merseyside

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Food Technician

St John Plessington Catholic College
Food Technician

Job Title: Food Technician
Location: St John Plessington Catholic College
Responsible To: People Business Support Lead
Salary Grade: Band C, Scale point 4-5 £16,217-£16,542
Contract: This is a full-time, permanent contract. This post is 36 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only).
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date for applications: Friday 30th September 2022 at 12.00pm

The governors of St John Plessington Catholic College would like to invite applications from excellent, enthusiastic and engaging individuals for the post of Food Technician. The successful candidate will provide technical support to the department, by the preparation of tools, equipment, spaces and materials for lessons. The Food Technician will undertake a practical health and safety role for the relevant departments. The technician role forms a central part of the work of the department and he/she will work closely with teaching staff to support, develop and further extend the work of the department and the experiences of the students. 

Key responsibilities:
Preparation and assembly of tools and spaces for demonstration, class practical work, assessments and examinations.
To ensure equipment and other materials are left/stored in a safe and secure condition, ready for reuse.
To inform the teacher in charge of stock to be replaced/ordered. 
Purchase of consumables from local shops as required and bulk orders where appropriate.
To assist students in class with work acting as a role model and support in their learning to help develop their skills and enhance their progress.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times.
Provide support and assistance to the classroom teacher during practical lessons. 
Work on your own initiative as well as a member of a team.

We offer: 
A unique opportunity to work for a MAT which is one of 87 national teaching school hubs and includes the lead school for Cheshire and Wirral Maths Hub
Mentoring and high level training
Encouragement to develop your career with excellent promotion opportunities and opportunities
A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.
Inclusion in whole school and MAT teams - working together to achieve ambitious outcomes whilst valuing every individual's contribution

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, Holy Family Multi Academy Trust will undertake general online searches for all shortlisted candidates, this may include social media and video platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok and YouTube. Online searches will only examine data that is publicly available, and the aim is to identify any incidents or issues. Any areas of concern will be discussed during the interview process.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and completed application form for the attention of Ms M Sharratt, Headteacher, to  recruitment@hfcmat. For further information please visit the 'Vacancies' section on our website

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

St John Plessington Catholic College Old Chester Road Bebington Wirral CH63 7LF Tel: 0151 645 5049 Email:

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