Working for Heartlands Community Trust means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners. Our colleagues are warm, welcoming and supportive. Heartlands Community Trust engages with, and supports its workforce, thus creating a working environment which nurtures the development of personal and professional excellence. Set within the London borough of Haringey, Heartlands Community Trust academies are in close proximity to each other. Our academies are also in close proximity to London Underground and Overground stations, providing a no-fuss commute for colleagues living in other London boroughs. Some of the other benefits of working with Heartlands Community Trust are listed in our information pack.

If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, then we look forward to receiving your application. Please see a list of our vacancies below.


Heartlands High School, part of the Search Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete checks in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education with regard to DBS and other pre-employment checks.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

Food and Textile Technician 
Closing Date: 10 a.m. on 27th September
Salary:  Scale 5- £24,693 to £26,520 pro rata actual £22,446 to £24,107        
Location:   Haringey
Contract type: 36 hours per week (pro-rata), Term Time only
Contract term: Maternity contract / October 2021

About the role

We require a highly skilled and qualified Food and Textile Technician to support the Design Faculty.  The post holder will, under the guidance of the Head of Faculty, provide technical support to the Faculty and manage the resources and equipment and hygiene and safety in relation to Food and Textiles.

The successful candidates will be responsible for duties including:

● Material and project preparation; ordering, stock control, assisting within lessons on a daily basis and supporting larger projects for KS4.
● Implementing high standards of hygiene and safety in and outside of lessons, and maintenance of equipment to ensure a safe learning environment for the students. Provide technical support to students where required to promote achievement. Responsible for updating risk assessments in line with safeguarding law.

The successful candidate will have:

● Previous experience working in a similar role
● Good practical skills
● The ability to work on their own initiative
● Good ICT and communication skills
● A passion for education
● An awareness of Health & Safety issues

About us

We are driven by ambition: a clear desire to deliver results as we combine our strong ethos and culture. We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all our teaching staff and support staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust. You’ll find high expectations here too. We expect the kind of exemplary behaviour that allows our teachers to do their jobs as effectively as they can.

With state-of-the-art facilities, Heartlands High School is oversubscribed and a first-choice school for parents and students in the local community. Our intake is diverse and is a real reflection of the community that we serve. Our ethos is captured in the acronym SEARCH; School Matters, Effort, Achievement, Character and High Aspirations. These values drive all we do and are core to our success. Our aspirations for this community are high and we want our students to have access to the very best education.

If you would like to find out more about the position, we would like to talk to you.

For further information, please contact our HR department at HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk

Applications should be completed on Tes by 10 a.m. on 27th September. Interviews to take place on 29th September and 1st of October.

NB: Please note that CV’s or incomplete application forms will not be considered. Only those that are shortlisted will be contacted by the school. Applications may be considered whilst the posts are being advertised. Search Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline. We advise early applications are submitted

Applications can be made via the TES website HERE 

HHS Application Pack
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Heartlands Community Trust

To view Trust wide current teaching, support staff and governance vacancies please click here.


Heartlands Community Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.