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Teacher of BTEC Science (Chemistry specialism)

Huddersfield New CollegeKirklees

Teacher of BTEC Science (Chemistry specialism) 


1.0 FTE – full-time

Salary: SFC range 1 – 9 for teaching staff (dependent on experience), which is currently £25,260 - £41,226 (pay award pending) per annum

This post is suitable for NQTs and experienced teachers; trainee teachers are also welcome to apply.

Start date: 18th August 2021

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Applied Science to teach a range of Chemistry courses up to Level 3 BTEC Level 3 / A-level at our outstanding College.

Here at HNC, our teachers have the rare opportunity to be a catalyst for social change by transforming the lives of the young people in the communities that we serve.  Working alongside caring, committed professionals, benefiting from an exceptional CPD programme and having access to the full range of state of the art learning resources empowers our staff to add significant value to every student.  Our staff work tirelessly to ensure that their students enjoy learning, excel in their chosen subjects and achieve their goals.  If you share our belief that discrimination and deprivation should never limit the quality of a young person’s educational experience or progress, then we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will be inspirational and demonstrate passion, integrity and have a genuine commitment to improving the life chances of all our students.  Our standards and expectations are high and you will be challenged to make a significant contribution to our continuing drive for excellence.  In return, we will ensure that you have the opportunity to constantly develop your professional practice, work alongside outstanding and supportive colleagues, and enjoy excellent staff benefits.

Science is one of the highest performing departments in the College and results are consistently above Sixth Form College averages both for raw outcomes and value added.  The Department delivers A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Physics and a range of BTEC courses in Applied Science.  The team consists of 13 teachers and 6 technicians who work collaboratively to ensure that students receive an enjoyable, challenging learning experience and realise their full potential.

Huddersfield New College is ‘Disability Confident Leader’ employer and we are committed to fulfilling the disability provisions of the Equality Act 2010.  All disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for a post will be offered an interview and we will make all reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend the interview.  We are committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding young people and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate will be required for all posts.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.

The successful candidate will be subject to relevant background and safeguarding checks.

The interview and assessment date for this post is Tuesday 27th April.

The closing date for this vacancy is midday on Monday 19th April.

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