Teacher of Engineering and/or Technology, Cumbria

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Energy Coast UTCCumbria

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Energy Coast UTC is a unique 14–19 college created through a partnership between industry and education. Our approach to the curriculum, grounded in traditional values, provide a great foundation for students’ futures. We are a college that delivers Engineering excellence through innovative, technically-focused education. Our industry partners include: NDA, Sellafield Ltd, Gen2, Morgan Sindall, the University or Cumbria, Lakes College, the Royal Navy and the National Nuclear Laboratory. From September 2019, our Engineering and Technology provision will be taught in state-of-the-art classrooms. 

We seek to appoint an outstanding teacher of Engineering and/or Technology who is dynamic, enthusiastic and creative. The successful applicant will be passionate about inspiring our students and be a team player who works collaboratively with colleagues. The suitable candidate will either have a good track record of excellent classroom practice and sustained added value outcomes for students, or we would also welcome applications from an NQT with the potential to achieve such results within a supportive department at the Energy Coast UTC. We are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for students through strategic interventions and leadership, building upon the success of our summer 2018 results. 

The successful applicant will:

• Be qualified and able to deliver Engineering and/or Technology across Key Stages 4 and 5 to the highest standard, as well as other, varied, industry standard qualifications. 

• Be technically competent in using a range of CAD CAM applications and equipment.

• Have a good track record of excellent classroom practice and display added value outcomes for students.

• Be an excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines.

• Be a reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the wider life of the school.

• Be a strong team player.

• Be passionate about the success of students, the department and the UTC. 

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for the Energy Coast UTC then you are encouraged to visit our website for more information. www.energycoastutc.co.uk.

How to Apply

For an informal discussion, to arrange a visit to look around the UTC or for an application pack please contact Diane Jamieson or Katie McWilliams on 0191 267 6555 or 07713 323 792 on or email permanent@visionforeducation.co.uk. 

The closing date for this post is 12.00pm on Monday 20th May. Your completed application form and supporting information should be returned via email to the email address above and not directly to the school. Interviews will be held week beginning Monday 20th May 2019. 

Energy Coast UTC is an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Cherry Tingle


More about Energy Coast UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Blackwood Road, Lillyhall, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 4JW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1900 606446
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