Food Technology Technician

The Gainsborough Academy, Corringham Road, Gainsborough, DN21 1PB

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SC4 Point 6 8 (17,689- 18,729) pro-rata term time only Pro-Rata Salary (15,127 - 16,017)
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Schools - Support
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Hours per week
Contact Name
Nikki whittoin
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The Gainsborough Academy is an inclusive and aspirational Academy based in the Lincolnshire town of Gainsborough, easily accessible from the M18, M180 and A1 motorway networks. 

We occupy a state of the art building with extensive grounds, learning and recreational facilities which are designed to inspire pupils and staff alike.

At the Gainsborough Academy we are passionate about education and have a belief that all students regardless of their ability and background deserve choice and opportunity.  We are working with Wickerlsey Partnership Trust, an outstanding Trust based in Rotherham.

We are seeking to appoint a Food Technology Technician to join our Technology Department to support teachers and students with the cookery provision.

Responsibilities will include:

•  Ordering food supplies and preparing for lessons,

•  Working alongside the teachers to assist students during lessons and after school clubs

•  Ensuring that Health and Safety procedures are followed at all times.

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential.  You must be approachable, able to quickly build and establish relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills. 

Motivation and an enthusiasm to make a positive difference to our students, the Academy and the wider community are important personal qualities that we are looking for in potential candidates.  You should have detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant safeguarding, welfare and medical legislation / regulations.

A detailed Job Description is provided that details the scope and responsibilities of the roles.  A Person Specification is also available which states the required skills and experience of candidates.  Further information can be found on along with an application form.

To discuss the post please contact Nikki Whitton, PA to Principal on 01427 619341 or e-mail 

All completed application forms are to be returned to Nikki Whitton.

The closing date for the above post is Tuesday 31 March 2020 at 9.00 am

The Gainsborough Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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