So now you have decided to train to become a food teacher, the Food Teachers Centre can help you through it.
To become a food teacher in a secondary school you will need to train to be a teacher in design and technology. This national curriculum subject includes teaching food and nutrition.
COMMON ROUTES INTO TEACHING
This diagram illustrates and simplifies the most frequently followed 2-year courses that enable you to become a qualified teacher.
The first year of training will include working in a classroom alongside a mentor, as well as learning about the nuts and bolts of working in a classroom with young adults, through a variety of active academic training experiences delivered by the course provider.
During the second year of training you will be employed as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) and be assessed during the academic year. After passing this NQT year you will be a fully qualified teacher.