Food Technician

Full Time - Term Time Only
Arnold Hill Spencer Academy, Gedling Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6NZ
NJC3 – NJC7 £19,522 - £20,859 (actual pay)

Full Time (37hrs), Term Time Only.

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy are seeking to appoint a part time, Senior Science Technician who will be part of a strong and successful science team. 

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic, full time, Food Technician to support the continuing improvement of this large and successful faculty. As a Food Technician, you will play a vital role in enhancing the learning environment for students studying Food Technology. Your responsibilities will include providing support and assistance to the food teaching staff, preparing materials, maintaining equipment, and ensuring a safe and efficient working environment in the food technology classrooms. You will be joining a forward looking and dynamic team which is warm and friendly, but which has high expectations of everyone.

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.

Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

We Believe:  
All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development. 
Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership. 
We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Ashley Brown on

The Spencer Academies Trust Safer recruitment policy requires applications for this post must be submitted through our recruitment portal (CV’s cannot be accepted), we are also required to request references prior to interview.

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Closing date for applications 11:55pm 29th February 2024.
Interviews will take place on W/C 4th March 2024.

Early application is strongly encouraged as we reserve the right to interview and close the advert ahead of the closing date.

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and young people. Therefore, we expect everyone to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre- employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and the completion of Level 2 Safeguarding training. It is an offence to apply for the role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children (where the role involves this type of regulated activity). 

The Trust and its member academies are committed to promoting equality and diversity in both employment and education provision. We aim to ensure that students, parents, governors, employees, contractors, partners, clients and other stakeholders within the Trust community are treated fairly, and with dignity and respect regardless of Protected Characteristics. 
Spencer Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Committed Employer