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Business and IT Teacher

Business and IT Teacher

UTC South Durham

Durham, County

Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Jnauary 2018 or sooner
Apply by:
25 October 2017

Job overview

Preparing students for outstanding STEM careers

Can you create an inspiring experience for our students?

University Technical College South Durham opened in September 2016 and is the first UTC in the North East. With a focus on advanced manufacturing and engineering it is located in the heart of Aycliffe Business Park, County Durham. We provide an outstanding education for 14-19 year olds, encompassing real, relevant workplace experience in partnership with world-class companies.

Due to sussessful recruitment in Year 10 and 12 we are looking to recruit a Business and IT teacher.  The chance to create an innovative education establishment is very rare and this is an exciting opportunity to join us in delivering a very different educational experience for our students. As a key member of a small team you will help shape the IT/Computing and Business curriculum areas, set high expectations and inspire our students through making the subject relevant to the world of work and use of industry-standard equipment.

You are passionate about your subject/s and you are able to link student learning to relevant real life context. Ideally, you will have a proven track record of high quality teaching in both IT and Business Studies at both Level 2 and Level 3, and will be able to demonstrate successful outcomes in both. You’ll also have the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and parents. An industry background would be an advantage.

Our sponsors, Hitachi Rail Europe, Gestamp Tallent and the University of Sunderland, are committed to creating an outstanding school that will provide a talented young workforce for companies in the North of England. If you have the expertise and commitment to make a life-changing impact on our students then we’d like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 26th October 2017| Interviews: single day, Tuesday 31st October

NOR: up to 600 | Age range: 14-19   | Start: January 2018 or sooner

Salary: MPS/UPS part time 0.4 to full time for right candidate

To arrange an informal discussion, please email:

Dan Glasbey, Faculty Director

Further information and application form  downloadable from:

No agencies please.

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About UTC South Durham

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  • UTC South Durham
  • Long Tens Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe
  • County Durham
  • DL5 6AP
  • United Kingdom
+44 1325 430 250

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UTC South Durham is a university technical college located in County Durham. It educates students aged 14-19.

University technical colleges are state-funded technical schools that give students the skills they need to innovate and invent. UTC South Durham is the first UTC in the North East. It opened in 2016 with the aim of providing vital training in advanced manufacturing and engineering.


Tom Dower

Values and vision

With a vision of inspiring young people to become engineers and scientists, UTC South Durham is an environment of innovation, collaboration and excellence.

The school has a threefold focus on academic subjects, technical education and workplace learning. Students gain GCSE and A Level qualifications, study engineering with state-of-the-art equipment, and form partnerships with employers, community groups and other education providers. Young people have the chance to establish relationships with businesses that will help them gain experience for the future.


UTC South Durham was rated good by Ofsted in 2019.

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