Head of Food and Nutrition (maternity cover)

Closing date for application: 04/10/2019 9:00am

Interview date: 18/10/2019

Vacancy Type: Maternity Cover


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Christ’s Hospital for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Food & Nutrition to cover a period of maternity leave for the current Head of Department.  This opportunity starts in January / February 2020 and will be for up to one year. The successful candidate will be able to work well in a team and teach the subject from years 7-11.  All pupils study Food and Nutrition in year 7 and it is optional in year 9.  Students who choose Food and Nutrition as an IGCSE option study it from years 10 – 11.  We also offer cookery as part of the broader curriculum programme up to year 13.  The Head of Department will maintain a high standard of teaching, learning and enrichment for the pupils in a new purpose-built department at the centre of the school. The positive promotion of the importance of Food and Nutrition among the pupils and in the school is a priority.

Full participation in the broader life of this busy boarding community is essential and accommodation on site will be available.

Applications should be received by 9am on Friday 4th October 2019.  Please download the application form and employment monitoring form (Word) below.

Interviews of the short-listed candidates will be held w/e 18th October 2019.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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