2nd in Science, Newton Aycliffe

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UTC South DurhamNewton Aycliffe

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Exciting Opportunity for a 2nd in Science at UTC South Durham

NOR: up to 600              Age range: 14-19          Start Date September 2018

Can you develop 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. It provides an excellent education for 14-19 year olds, encompassing real, relevant workplace experience in partnership with world-class companies.  

 As a Science department our goal is to deliver outstanding teaching and assessment of learning, through a high quality, engaging curriculum, setting high expectations and inspiring our students through making the subject relevant to the world of work.  As Second in Science you will play a lead role in helping us achieve those ambitions.  You will be able track student progress accurately and be confident in the use of analysis tools / software, e.g. SISRA.   

You will be passionate about your subject and will have a proven track record of high quality Science teaching at GCSE level. You should be able to demonstrate very successful outcomes at KS4 and possibly beyond. You will be confident in your ability to teach all three Sciences to GCSE level. You’ll build positive relationships with students, staff and parents.   

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, Friday 18th May | Interviews: Single day, Tuesday 22nd May  

To arrange an informal discussion, please email:

Dan Glasbey, Faculty Director 


Further information and application form downloadable from: www.utcsouthdurham.org/vacancies

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More about UTC South Durham
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Long Tens Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1325 430 250
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