Job title: DT/Food Tech Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Newquay, UK
Job published: 01-12-2021
Job ID: 46857
Contact name: Sian Davies
Phone number: 01872279810
Contact email:

Job Description

We are looking for a DT/Food Tech specialist to teach KS3 + KS4 in a secondary school on the outskirts of Plymouth. This is a full time on-going position from January 2022 – July 2022

This position will involve teaching primarily food lessons with some DT lessons as well, If you are a DT / Food Technology Teacher who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

A successful applicant must:

  • Communicate with pupils, parents and staff
  • Have a QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and specialise in DT/ Food Tech
  • Be a kind and patient person with willingness to help children learn
  • Support the children within a small group or individually
  • Organise planning for the day
  • Work school hours – Monday to Friday
  • Have a DBS on the updating service or be willing to complete one
  • Be willing to undertake other Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding checks

What we can offer you:

  • Highly competitive rates of pay, depending on experience etc.
  • Holiday pay
  • PAYE – no umbrella companies
  • Support from an experienced team of ex-education staff within the office
  • Continual professional development and training opportunities


At Opus we are committed to ensuring the safety of all children and promoting their welfare. We expect ALL our staff to adhere to this and show the same commitment when working within schools. All successful applicants will be subject to safeguarding checks and have an enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please subject your CV by email or call our office on  01872 279810 and ask to speak to Sian