Teacher of Engineering, Surrey

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Reigate CollegeSurrey

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Full-time equivalent salary up to £39,695
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Situated in the heart of one of Surrey’s traditional market towns, Reigate College is one of the most successful sixth form providers in the UK. Described by Ofsted as “outstanding” on every measure we are a National Teaching School, known for quality, success and innovation.

The College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Teacher of Engineering to teach the design elements of the Level 3 AQA Engineering course. The successful applicant will also be required to teach Product Design.

Students cover topics such as:

1. The scientific principles used by engineers to identify the most suitable materials in a given engineering context.

2. Mechanical engineering systems and components.

3. The process of engineering design.

4. The relevance and role that manufacturing processes and systems have in the production of multiple components.

Students are involved in a mix of computer-based design work, practical engineering and theory. They learn how to create mechanical systems such as robot arms using Lego Mindstorms and carry out 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design. Students also engage in a team based activity to manufacture products such as small wind turbines.  

Our students have an excellent record of progressing onto Further and Higher Education courses. Accommodation is excellent and we continue to aim for all our students to produce outstanding creative results.   

The post is permanent, full or part-time between 38.10% and 100% and the full-time equivalent salary is up to £39,695 per annum, which includes the Reigate College Allowance and the Professional Standards Payment (where applicable). The post would be equally suitable for an experienced or newly qualified teacher.   

Candidates are asked to complete the Teaching Staff application form and return it to the Personnel Officer as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00 a.m. on Monday 21 May 2018.   

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate their result (A*-B grades, retention, value added), as well as particular strengths, experiences and interests that they would bring to this post itself and more generally to College life outside their teaching commitment.

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Reigate College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 221118
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Reigate College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, sixth form college situated in Reigate, Surrey. It educates students from 16-19 years on a single site, recruiting approximately 35% of learners from local partner schools. 

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