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Teacher of Travel & Tourism

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

The Role

The College requires an inspiring and enthusiastic member of staff to teach Level 3 Vocational Travel & Tourism.

This is an exciting time for our rapidly expanding, highly successful College, we are looking for a full-time member of staff, with a passion for travel & tourism.  Please note that we would consider appointing this role at 0.8FTE.

Applications from NQTs and Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

The Department

The Humanities Department is a highly successful team, with a particular passion for innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Student numbers are consistently growing year on year, so this is an exciting time to join the department.  Our expectations are high and our students value the support that the department offers to ensure they excel and meet their potential. This includes regular study support workshops, bookable 1:1s for personalised support, target setting and an intensive revision programme, as well as being focused on the development of exam skills and improving literacy.

Alongside the academic opportunities offered to students, extra-curricular trips, university guest speakers, visits and support sessions are also key to our success to offer students a diverse educational experience. As part of the Woking Way programme, the College offers the opportunity for wider learning through the short courses programme and lunchtime lecture series.  Recent departmental lectures have included “Organised religion – spiritual solace or spiritual opportunism?” and “Super Volcanoes – when will Yellowstone erupt?”.  The majority of Humanities students go on to higher education in all department fields: Geography, Philosophy and Law, and enjoy support and guidance from staff in making these important choices.

Application Information:

This is full-time role, however, 0.8FTE would be considered.

Salary:  FTE up to £41,732 per annum depending on experience, plus £1,081 fringe allowance (pro rata for part-time)

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 19 April 2021

Interviews: to be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 28 April 2021

Start date:  26 August 2021

To Apply:  Please download the Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form.

CVs will not be accepted on their own.

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email:    Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL. Website:

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2020 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website.

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