Teacher of Biology, Westminster

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Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTCWestminster

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale plus £2000 UTC allowance (pro-rata depending on fraction)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

You will shape the development of biology in a brand new and unique University Technical College. The Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC opened in September 2017 in the heart of London’s West End. It is a flagship for technical skills education offering 550 young people between 14 and 19, the opportunity to join a new generation of engineers, designers, technicians and project managers to build Britain’s infrastructure. It is the only central London UTC and its catchment spans the M25.  

Do you want to work in a forward thinking and dynamic UTC where staff professional development is at the heart of our work?   

We are seeking to appoint highly qualified, innovative and inspirational teachers, who are passionate about their subject and who are committed to raising aspirations, and securing sustained progress for all of our students. The post is suitable for an experienced teacher or an NQT. Those who require training and who are willing to study for a recognised teaching qualification alongside their teaching practice are also welcome to apply, and will be paid on a separate pay scale. 

If you are interested in the post, please complete an application form and include a statement (of no more than two sides of A4) outlining your reasons for applying and your suitability for the post. This should be written addressing the skills, experiences and qualities as outlined in the person specification.  

This post commences on 1st September 2018. 

Closing date for applications: 15th January 2018.  

Interviews are expected to be held during January

More Information about the College:   The Sir Simon Milton Foundation is co-founder, with the University of Westminster and Network Rail. The UTC is named in honour of Sir Simon Milton, London’s visionary leader whose commitment to education and employment for young people underpins our partnership.   The UTC’s unrivalled Employer Alliance, led by Network Rail, includes LandSec, Alstom, Sir Robert McAlpine, Colas Raiil and TfL. The University of Westminster is the lead educational sponsor, supported by City of Westminster College and St Marylebone School for Girls.       

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Karen Barker, Principal on k.barker@westminsterutc.ac.uk or Mike Finn, Vice-Principal on m.finn@westminsterutc.ac.uk

Please submit the application form and associated statement online. In your statement, you are encouraged to give evidence and examples of how you meet the points within the person specification.  

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More about Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: 1 Sutherland Street, London, SW1V 4LD, United Kingdom
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