Food Technology Technician


Required as soon as possible

35 hours per week Term Time only (39 weeks)

Salary Grade 5 Scp 4 - 5 £21,189 - £21,575 pa pro rata

(Actual salary £16,933 - £17,242 pa)

Governors are seeking to appoint a highly organised and enthusiastic Food Technology Technician to support teaching and learning in our Design & Technology Department through practical and administrative assistance.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous related experience of working as technician in a school setting, preferably a working knowledge of Food Technology techniques.
  • Be flexible and able to work effectively on their own initiative as well as part of a team.   
  • Have good communication and organisational skills, together with experience of food preparation and cleaning with knowledge of good hygiene practices. 
  • Possess a Food Hygiene Certificate (or be willing to undertake this training).

Potential candidates would be very welcome to visit the school prior to applying and if you would like to do so or would like any further information, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Rachel Gilding.

We are particularly keen to reflect the diverse nature of our student community in our staff; we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and strongly believe that diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact to our whole school community.

Application packs may be downloaded from the school’s website  or alternatively please telephone Mrs R Gilding, Headteacher’s PA on 01246 201191 (ext 2011) or e-mail  for further information or an application pack. 

Application must be made using the school’s support staff application form – CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 9.00 am Wednesday 1 February 2023

St Mary's Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Page Downloads Date  
Support Staff Application Form March 2022 18th Jan 2023 Download
St Marys Information Booklet for Food Technology Technician January 2023 1 19th Jan 2023 Download