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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities 

Our Current Vacancies

Teacher of Technology - Food & Nutrition (Maternity Cover)

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale  (M1 – UPR3 plus TLR2c)
Salary: £25,714 – £41,604 (+ TLR2c – £2,873 for suitable candidate)
Start Date: February 2022


The Role:

We are seeking an outstanding individual to implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support designated faculty areas as appropriate.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

• To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the student in school and elsewhere

• To prepare and update subject materials

• To ensure a high quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality standards

Please include any reference to teaching food preparation and nutrition to key stage 4 and general technology and art at key stage 3.

We’re looking for you if you have:

• Qualified Teacher Status

• Knowledge of the National Curriculum for their subject

• Ability to plan and teach effectively using a variety of strategies

We can offer you:

• A Competitive Salary.

• Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish.

• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships.

• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit

To Apply:

For details of how to apply for this post, a full job description, person specification and letter to applicants, please click here. Please return all completed application forms, also available from The Sigma Trust website/below, to:

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV’s and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded.

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 21st January 2022 

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

Apply For An Advertised Job

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy within The Sigma Trust please complete an application form:

Application Form

Completed application forms should be emailed to:

If you would like further details about any of our advertised posts please email the address above

We are committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant. 

Teacher Training

Harwich and Dovercourt High School offers initial teacher training in collaboration with North Essex Teacher Training (NETT). Follow this link to the NETT website to read more about the application and training process which is administered through the University and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS)

You can view our NETT Partnership Agreement here: HDHS Policies

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is able to support trainee teachers in almost all subject areas and successful completion of initial teacher training will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). We have experienced mentors and trainers across all faculty areas and as a school we believe strongly that this is a learning environment for all its stakeholders. As such we welcome trainee teachers and support them throughout their time on the staff.

For non-salaried and salaried trainees, the PGCE qualification, which includes 60 Masters level credits, is also awarded on completion. Courses leading to QTS only are also available.

For more information, please e-mail the School’s Coordinator,