Food Technology Teacher, Dawn House School, Nottinghamshire

Food Technology Teacher
I CAN’s Dawn House School, Rainworth, Nottinghamshire

Annual Salary: £25,374 to £36,104, salary dependent on experience
I CAN Teachers Main Pay Scale + SEN Allowance
Contract Status: Permanent, Full-Time
Starting ASAP/ September 2019

Dawn House School is a non-maintained specialist school for approximately 80 children and young people between the ages of 5 to 19 years who have severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties and/ or Asperger’s Syndrome.

We are seeking to appoint a Food Technology Teacher to deliver outstanding teaching and learning. The successful candidate will join a collaborative and dedicated team who are aspirational and committed to our students.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an outstanding specialist provision. Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a passionate teacher of Food Technology and have a genuine belief in the potential of every student
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and a proven ability to raise standards in the classroom.
  • Be adept at creating an inclusive learning environment which enables all students to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Be willing to teach across a wide range of abilities and from entry level to GCSE level.

I CAN is the children’s communication charity and our vision is a world where all children have the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential. Serving children and families for 130 years, I CAN today consists of two special schools, Meath School (Surrey) and Dawn House School (East Midlands); a social enterprise that develops and distributes a wide range of materials, training packages and interventions across the nation; the I CAN Help portfolio of information and advice for parents, carers and practitioners; and is the host for The Communication Trust, a consortium of over 50 organisations in the field of communication. I CAN’s mission is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding.

We would very much like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm. We are very happy to discuss the role informally and visits to the school are always welcome.

For more information on this role, please contact Julie Magilton, Head of Education on 01623 795 361.

To apply, please download an application pack from  Please email your completed application form to

Please call 020 7239 0004 if you have any questions about the application process.

Application Deadline: 9am, 29 April 2019

Interview date: w/c 6 May 2019

I CAN is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and the safeguarding and welfare of children. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Registered Charity Number 210031; Scotland Charity Number SC039947