Part time Performing Arts Teacher, Blackpool

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Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeBlackpool

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,909 - £24,936 for a 0.65fte post
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Whether you’re an experienced or newly-qualified teacher, Blackpool Sixth is the perfect place to build your career – and enjoy a great quality of life.    

Our students are exceptional too. They’re achieving a 98% pass rate, more than 75% progress to HE and seven have received offers from Oxbridge for next year.

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 AS/A Levels and BTECs), their goal is to educate the whole person within a close and caring community.

Our Performing Arts, Music and Media (PAMM) department is a dynamic, vibrant and pioneering place to study and work. Bringing these three subject areas together offers new and exciting opportunities for performance and collaborative working. In short, it’s the perfect place for an enthusiastic, inspiring and positive teacher like you to thrive.

So what about your ambitions? We’ll make sure you enjoy all the professional development you need to achieve them and you will get great support from our team. We will value your innovative thinking and fresh ideas as you teach across BTEC courses to a range of students in performing arts. It’s your opportunity to help young people to achieve their goals and develop life long learning. You’ll also get involved in the planning of the curriculum. In fact, this is your chance to play a major role in shaping the future of the subject.

We have a brand new £27 million development, plus state-of-the-art facilities including an industry standard 300-seat professional theatre, two blackout drama studios and a purpose built dance studio, as well as numerous practice rooms and recording studios.

We are in an exceptional location on the Lancashire border, not far from the Ribble Valley, Lake District and stunning Fylde coast. The vibrant cities of Manchester and Liverpool are both within easy reach

In return, we offer excellent Terms and Conditions including 195 working days per year and access to the Teachers' Pension Scheme.

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. 

If shortlisted, you will be invited to an assessment day where you will be required to take part in tasks designed to assess your suitability for the role. You will be assessed against the criteria as set out in the person specification.

Closing date: 28th November 2017 9am  

Interviews: 7th December 2017

Blackpool Sixth is committed to equality of opportunity for all and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, 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.

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More about Blackpool Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7LR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1253 394911
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