Teacher of Design Technology & Engineering, Warrington

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UTC WarringtonWarrington

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

UTC Warrington is the first Key Stage 4 and Sixth Form Technical College in Warrington dedicated to providing a specialist curriculum that excels in Science, Engineering and the digital and creative technologies. Our town-centre iconic building houses £1m of specialist engineering and digital equipment and is centrally located with excellent transport links on our doorstep to ensure that UTC Warrington is accessible for staff and students far and wide. 

In the first year of opening, we were over-subscribed at Key Stage 4; a trend set to continue in 2018/19 as we further develop opportunities to get young people into the best careers in Warrington and beyond. 

Bridging the disconnect between education and industry, our specialisms reflect the skills needed to build a sustainable workforce and we provide a platform for progression to a wide range of education, training and employment opportunities.

Engineering is a diverse, wide-reaching sector with many paths to follow. Our curriculum is designed to build a foundation of knowledge and grow the students interest in designing, testing and building tomorrow’s technology. Our engineering workshop has been shaped by local employers who have helped us choose industry standard equipment. Gaining real-life practice skills ready for the workplace, our students have an advantage over other students across Warrington.  In our Workshop we have the equipment for our students to forge, weld, mould and cut through electrical conductive materials.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and enthusiastic Teacher of Design Technology & Engineering who has a passion for their subject and the ability to motivate young people.  

The post holder will be:

  • A well-qualified, industrious and talented team player who believes in lifelong learning and has a passion for the subject and an ability to bring it to life in classroom setting.
  • A teacher who is committed to delivering active and engaging learning, which enthuses young people and motivates them to want to succeed 
  • A teacher who can promote a love and passion of learning and stimulate our students  intellectual curiosity    
  • A teacher who can set targets that stretch and challenge students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions. 
  • A teacher with a continued commitment to their own professional development

We can offer:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • A state of the art building with first class facilities, including 4 x hi-tech Science Labs, ICT suites, a newly refurbished student learning resource centre, and 4G roof terrace/social space amongst many other modern facilities.
  • Well equipped classrooms with an average class size of just 22 students.
  • A passionate and dedicated staff team.
  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • A supportive and collaborative environment and the opportunity to achieve career development 
  • Encouragement for innovation and creativity 
  • Access to leading industry partners to provide 'real life' work experience to students.

Job start: September 2018

Interviews: w/c 25 June 2018

Salary: MPS/UPS

Location: Warrington

Contract type: Full Time 

Contract term: Permanent 

Standard Hours: 37 pw

If you wish to apply, please use the TES online application form or email recruitment@utcwarrington.org for a candidate information pack. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: The Base, Dallam Lane, Warrington, Lancashire, WA2 7NG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1925 737067
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