Head of Manufacturing, Newton Aycliffe

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UTC South DurhamNewton Aycliffe

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Start date: Easter 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

UTC South Durham – Head of Manufacturing  

Preparing students for outstanding STEM careers  

NOR: up to 600 | Age range: 14-19 | 

Start: Easter 2018  Salary: Leadership Scale L1   

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 at the heart of the Aycliffe Business Park, County Durham. 

We provide a high quality education for 14-19 year olds, encompassing real, relevant workplace experience in partnership with world-class companies.  Due to successful recruitment in Year 10 and 12 we are looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Manufacturing. 

The chance to work in an innovative education establishment is rare and this is an exciting opportunity to join us as we continue to expand and develop; designing and delivering high quality Manufacturing courses for our students. As a leading member of the Engineering Faculty you will design and shape the Manufacturing curriculum across KS4 and KS5, set high expectations and inspire our students through making the subject relevant to the world of work and the use of industry-standard equipment.

 You will have a proven track record of bringing about transformation in an educational setting. You’ll build positive relationships with students, staff, parents, industry leaders and education partners. You can demonstrate successful leadership to inspire a team of staff to deliver the highest quality provision.  

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 industry in the North of England. 

If you have the expertise, drive and commitment to help lead the implementation of our vision 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 Friday January 19th 2018 | Interviews: single day 30th January 2018  To arrange an informal discussion, please email: Neil McGrath, Faculty Director neil.mcgrath@utcsouthdurham.org  

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

No agencies please.

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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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