0.6 DT Teacher (Food Specialist)
Ark Putney Academy
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0.6 DT Teacher (Food Specialist)


Required from 1 September 2022


Working pattern:  Part time – 3 days per week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Contract: Permanent

Start date: 1 September 2022

Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £32,962-£43,691 or £48,854-£52,977 depending on experience pro rata


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school from 1 September 2022


Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth.  We are a mixed school with 900 students, ranging from year 7 through to sixth form.


In our 2017 OFSTED inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category


We are now looking to appoint a DT Teacher (Food Specialist) to work three days per week from 1 September 2022.  This role supports the teaching in our Creative Making department to ensure the academy achieves its targets through appropriate Schemes of Work, effective assessment tracking and intervention.  With regards to the food teaching, the post holder will have access to a technician for support in lessons.


Our ideal candidate will:


  •  Plan, resource and deliver lessons to the highest standard to inspire students to appreciate the subject and its application
  • Have the ability to teach KS3 & KS4 Level 2 City & Guilds
  • Have had significant impact on student attainment
  •  Be able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities
  • Have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • Be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations

If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you!


Click here to view the role's job description: 0.6 DT Teacher (Food Specialist).docx


Please submit your application by 9.00am on Monday 4 July

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis so early application is advised

The academy reserves the right to close the advert at any time


For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, at a.downey@arkputneyacademy.org.

For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA at j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org


Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.