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Salaried Teacher Training – Food Technology Graduate Needed


Northampton, UK




£19,000 - £27,000 FTE

Job Reference



Design and Technology

About the job

“Creativity is nothing but the way to solve new problems.” - Diana Santos

Would you like to show students the art of cooking?

If yes, then Grad2Teach is here to help you take the next step to become a fully qualified educator through our Salaried Teacher Training programme. We have partnered with a lovely Secondary school in Northampton that needs a creative and engaging Food technology graduate to start training as a Food Technician from September 2022. This position requires applicants to be motivated and patient, to maintain the classroom and help their students work safely and thrive in their lessons. If this position sounds good to you, then apply now.

This school’s vision is to send its students out into the world as confident, motivated, aspirational, and high-achieving young people who will make a positive contribution to the local and wider community as responsible and ambitious citizens. They believe their students are their biggest asset and are very proud of their many achievements and successes. There is a high level of pupil engagement, behaviour is excellent, and exam results are considerably above the national average. Staff form a close-knit team who operate in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect and career development is central to the philosophy of the SLT. If this position and school sound like the perfect place for you to start your teaching career, then apply now.

Contact Alex on 020 8148 6732 or email your CV to for more information.


To be eligible for this programme you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have determination, resilience, and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have a relevant university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.

  • Preferably some experience in a UK classroom.

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.

  • Be able to train across all key stages to broaden your skillset.


Why choose Grad2Teach as your salaried teacher training course?

As a trainee on Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will receive high-quality, CPD-accredited training. All your training is led by experienced school leaders, including coaching and mentoring.  Grad2Teach will ensure you meet the Teachers’ Standards throughout the salaried teacher training programme.

With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one- or two-year course, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools whilst on our salaried teacher training course.

Upon passing Phase 2 of Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.

In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried teacher training programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learned so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience

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