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Employer Tower Hamlets College
Location Tower Hamlets
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Tower Hamlets College and Hackney Community College merged on 1 August 2016 to create a dynamic and confident FE provider serving east and central London. Both colleges are Ofsted grade 2 and the combined college will be financially secure with total income in excess of £40m. Serving diverse London boroughs the merged College (which is currently consulting on an overarching new Group name) is uniquely located in the heart of an exciting region.  We have built strong relationships with significant organisations in Canary Wharf and on the Olympic Park; in Tech City - the fastest-growing tech-hub in Europe - and within the creative environment of Shoreditch and Hoxton. We are passionate about developing further partnerships and collaborations which create opportunities for local people to get the skills, qualifications and experience they need to succeed in the dynamic sectors across the area.

Since September 2014 the college has been offering a full-time programme for students at KS4 who have recently arrived to the UK. All New Arrivals student’s access differentiated KS4 subjects with a large ESOL input. 

In May 2016, the college expanded its 14-16 provision to include vulnerable and disengaged students who are at risk of exclusion from their mainstream school. All New Horizon student’s access the core KS4 subjects with the aim of completing 4/5 GCSE subjects in either 1 year or 2 years.

14-16 Teachers
Salary £24.52 - £35.63 per hour
Ref: 38HPCL

The 14-16 curriculum team are looking to appoint Teachers to support the delivery of teaching in the 14-16 Provision.

The provision aims to deliver dynamic and exciting lessons to students at KS4, many of whom have recently arrived in the UK. The students have a range of individual support needs including English as a Second Language (ESOL) and who may find a college environment more appropriate for their educational needs. The provision also aims to deliver highly engaging and motivating lessons to students who found mainstream school life too challenging for various reasons but are academically on track to gain 4 or 5 GCSE’s. Class sizes are typically 10-18 students per class.

You will be self-motivated, a good communicator and have the ability to manage and teach students. The successful candidate will hold a teaching qualification, and be qualified to Degree level.  It is desirable that you have a specialism in a subject area. Applications from NQT’s would be welcome.

We are currently recruiting for teachers with the following specialisms:

Maths – Entry level to GCSE
Science – Entry level to GCSE

Please quote the relevant reference.

Closing date: Thursday 15th December 2016 @ 12pm

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 2nd January 2016

To apply for this vacancy and for further information please visit our website: or contact Human Resources, Tower Hamlets College, Poplar High Street, London E14 0AF. Tel: 020 7510 7712. Fax: 020 7510 7785. E-mail:

About the employer

Information about Tower Hamlets College
Phase Further Education
Gender Mixed
Age range 14+ years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Poplar High Street
E14 0AF
United Kingdom
+44 20 7538 9153