Job title: Food Techician
Salary: Scale Point 4 (£23,421)
Contract type: Permanent (term time only 39 weeks —actual salary £20,358.25)
Reporting to: Head of Food Technology
We are looking to appoint a Food Technician to work within our exceptional Creative Tech Department with modern facilities and fantastic kitchen space. The ideal hours of work will be 8am – 4pm Monday to Friday. Experience in a similar role and environment would be advantageous but not essential.
To provide support across all areas of Food and other areas of the school as directed.
Maintain hygiene and safety standards in all areas.
Prepare lesson materials for teaching staff.
Assist teaching staff during practical lessons as and when required.
To support the cover of lessons when required.
Ensure that practical areas are clean and tidy after lessons.
Ensure the security of all hazardous materials and substances when not in use by a teacher (including storage).
Advise staff as to the safe use of hazardous substances as specified by manufacturer and COSHH.
Comply with all COSHH requirements when handling hazardous materials.
Carry out routine safety checks on all machinery and log safety concerns immediately with Head of Department. Maintain records of such checks.
Ensure all tools and equipment are maintained in a safe condition within the department.
Maintain stocks of utensils and equipment within the department.
Responsible for maintaining and recording stocks of materials and replenishing stocks.
Ensure photocopied materials are available for teaching staff.
Carry out general tasks on a daily basis which are required to ensure the smooth running of the department and to support teaching staff as required.
Take on the role of First Aider where required.
Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the Head Teacher.
The above duties do not define or include all tasks required of the post holder. Duties and responsibilities may vary without changing the level of responsibility.
To ensure that areas used by students and staff for Food Tech activities are safe.
Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection. Reporting all concerns to the appropriate person.
Other specific duties:
To engage actively in the performance review process.
Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a line manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.
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