Blackpool, Lancashire
£22,709 to £37,984 per annum
Engineering Teacher

Engineering Teacher (full or part time) commencing January 2017

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Mainscale points 1-9 £22,709 to £37,984 per annum

With a brand new £27 million development and state-of-the-art facilities, we were the first sixth form college to be awarded Teaching School Status. Our vibrant and highly successful Science department boasts a thriving engineering and physics provision, along with biology and chemistry. Combining superb student designed facilities and excellent resources with a positive learning ethos, we can offer you a thoroughly rewarding role, plus all the support you need to excel.

We believe that all science and engineering qualifications carry equal importance and are keen to listen to new ideas about how we can improve the experience for our students further.  The department is committed to increasing numbers of science and engineering students and has been  heavily involved in the college achieving  the prestigious STEM assured status.

Your training and development will be a key priority. As a valued member of the college, you will have the opportunity to build all of your professional skills – and specifically in areas that are of interest to you. There will also be the chance to get involved with local industry in developing work experience opportunities for students.

This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a truly comprehensive sixth form college which continuously strives to work at the cutting edge of teaching and learning.  The successful candidate will be passionate about advancing all aspects of their teaching practice as they help shape the future of the curriculum. In other words, this is your chance to help us reach our goal: to ensure excellent teaching and learning as we become the outstanding provider of engineering and science education across the Fylde coast.

We are proud that we have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted. That’s largely down to the dedication of our high-performing teaching team. Focused on the particular needs of 16 to 19 year old students through a range of courses (mainly A levels and BTECs), our goal is to educate the whole person within a close and caring community.

To find out more and apply, please visit please note we will only be accepting online applications for this vacancy which must be submitted via our website. Please state in your application if you would consider a fixed term position.  

Closing date: 17th October, 2016 9am

Interviews: 21st October   

Unfortunately, due to the large numbers of applications we receive, we can only contact you again if you have been selected for interview. Whatever the outcome of your application, thank you very much for the interest shown in working at The Blackpool Sixth Form College.

The Blackpool Sixth Form College is fully committed to equality of opportunity for all and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students, staff and visitors.  All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.